Chewbacca Mom Candace Payne shares her unexpected life detour and how she and her family regained balance on unsteady footing.

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Clutching the mask that made her famous.

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Mommin’ is some of the hardest work there is. And yet moms are often unappreciated, going long stints...

"Finding the Happy in Homeless"

I bounced up the stairs of the two-star Budget Suites, excited to sleep in a bed for the first time in weeks. My family had been in transition for most of my childhood. We moved multiple times, and I attended multiple elementary schools (at times, switching teachers...

I used to believe contentment was something that you were either born with or without. And it wasn’t until I became a stay-at-home mom that I realized that was not the case whatsoever. No book, no story of overcoming strength from a well-seasoned mom friend, nor any unsolicited advice from my...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The third installment of "God's Not Dead" will hit theaters in March 2018 and during a visit to the set earlier this week The Christian Post learned about the film's new plot and the actors who will take part in the popular franchise.

With its release date set for March 30,...

MP Podcast 003: Is having fun in your marriage extra or essential?


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Is having fun in your marriage extra or essential?

Busyness, kids, exhaustion… There’s a lot that gets in the way of having fun in marriage. Plus, marriage is serious business! Is having fun even that essential? Or is it just an ‘extra’?...

I have spent thousands of hours of my life held hostage by worry about friendships with women.


I have over-analyzed, ranted, and kept my husband awake as I rehashed interactions with women I care about—mining our conversations for minute details and trying to make sense of who was wrong and...

“You don’t get it mom. Kids can be cruel.”

It’s what my 8 year old son told me from the bathtub where I was treating his head for lice. His eyes were red from all the crying after he saw his new buzz cut for the first time.

We’d shorn him.Because of the lice.

I thought he looked handsome.

But without...

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By Lisa-Jo Baker, Posted June 18th 2017

I’m tired and she’s tired. And she’s been weeping with frustration, her face a smudge of red cheeks and snotty trails.

I go down on my knees beside her little, chubby legs. They’re curving over the edge of her green froggy potty stool and she is glaring hot blue eyes into my face. I reach for her...

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7 Tips to Raising Healthy Boys

By Meg Meeker, Posted May 22nd 2017

7 Tips to Raising Healthy Boys

1. Know how to encourage your son.One fault is babying and spoiling him. But another is being so harsh that you lose communication with your son and destroy his sense of self-worth. We’ll look at how to strike the right balance.

2. Understand what your boys need.Guess what? It’s not another...

The Hollywood producer, preacher, motivational speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of The Wait shares the spiritual lessons he learned about success in one of the most secular places: Hollywood.

DeVon Franklin shocked many of his Christian friends when he told them he was pursuing a...