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Coffee and Conversation #128 – Author Highlight: Laura Resau

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Welcome to Coffee and Conversation #128 – and what a treat we have for you today! Multicultural Children’s Book Day is coming up (check back here on January 27!) and in doing some research for that event (you know me – into anything book-related) my youngest daughter and I happened upon a wonderful author. As a […]

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Coffee and Conversation #108 – Developing Leadership Skills in Your Teen

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #108 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!   Have you been following the election season with your teen? We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly.You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! I know, […]

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How to Help Your Teen Discover Their Life’s Work

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Have teens? Let me guess… Your son wants to be a garbage man, right? And your daughter has a burning desire to be a data entry operator, I’ll bet! Not that there is anything wrong with either of these professions, but honestly, I’d imagine that for the most part, your poor teenager may have NO […]

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Coffee and Conversation #71 – My-Daughter-is-Dating Diet!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good Morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #71 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!

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How to Engage the Heart of a Reluctant Teen

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning! Keepin’ it real and keepin’ it fresh… I’d like to extend an invitation to you to join us for an interactive post today on Periscope – just scroll down for the details…

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5 Things You Can do NOW to Prepare for the Teen Years

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Fear not – but they’ll be here before you know it! Or you may already find yourself in the midst of them with one (or more) of your kids… Of course, I’m talking about the dreaded teen years.  But, you know, they don’t have to be that way: dreaded, that is.  There are things you […]

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Parent-Directed Education vs Homeschooling

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Homeschooling is for the birds. This is coming from someone who is teaching or has taught our 5 children from home. So why would I say that?  

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Host a Questionable Movie Night!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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How can you teach discernment to your teens, help them develop critical thinking skills, and do it in a format that, well, makes them want to participate?

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