Mom’s Guide to a Great School Year

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons It feels like the summer has just started, but here we are in back-to-school season. Here are some tips that will hopefully make the transition easier and keep the meltdowns from happening non-stop. You can do this! Mom’s Guide to a Great School Year 1. Set expectations for the kids. Confession: I often keep …

God’s Beautiful Handiwork

Amy Austin 91.3 KGLY Mornings I look forward for vacation time like a kid! Growing up, my parents would stuff all four of us kids in our station wagon, and we were off for three weeks! Good times! Lately, my husband and I rent vacation rental homes on the Alabama beach! We enjoy being in the quieter Fort Morgan community. …

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Trouble Sleeping?

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons There are times when our troubles wake us up at night, when we find ourselves panicky about our marriage, our kids, our finances, our health. These are some of the best times to pray. Maybe it’s because the night is still and you can hear the voice of God telling you He has a …

How Do You See Yourself?

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons When someone takes a picture of me on their phone, they often want to show it to me. “Is this OK?” they say as they start to hand me the phone. “I’m sure it’s fine,” I say, putting my hand up in an effort to avoid seeing it. The reason I do this is …

Negative Thinker

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons One of my favorite verses in the Bible comes from Philippians: Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable if anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about such things. Philippians 4:8 As we focus on things that annoy or anger us, we often completely …

99 Compliments for Kids

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons It’s Christmas in July at the station, where we encourage you and your family to show love and kindness to others. That, of course, includes being kind to your own family! Kids love to be complimented, especially by their parents. The things you say to your kids carry a lot of weight. So print …

Housecleaning Hacks for People Who Hate Cleaning

Carrie Parsons 91.3 KGLY Late Afternoons I’m pretty OK with how God made me, but there’s a part of me that wishes He made me the kind of person who loves to clean. You know who I’m talking about… those people who are just natural-born clean freaks who can’t walk past a piece of lint on the floor. If that’s …

Counting What Matters Most

Bill Bumpas 91.3 KGLY Early Afternoons My wife, Susan, and I have three kids and these last few months have been a time of transition for our family. It seems like all five of us have been running in five different directions.  It is so hard to get quality time together, but when it does happen, I am filled with …

Forgiveness

Amy Austin 89.5 KVNE Afternoon Drive Time It can be easy to forgive others when the act is small — when the damage is minor — when there are no deep emotional scars. But forgiveness becomes more difficult when the act is significant — when we feel hurt to our core — when we feel betrayed. That is a different …

Time with God

Amy Austin 91.3 KGLY Mornings I wish I could tell you that I start every day with a daily devotion with God, but that would not be the truth. Excuses like “I have so much to do today,” “I’m running late and need to get to work,” I’ll take some time for God later,” etc. Quiet time and prayer with God are …