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Supporting our daughter Moira’s efforts to live her faith has recently become an important component of our lives as parents. Going to church and praying together are certainly fundamental. Hearing how important it is to live our faith, though, has started to take shape in our daughter.
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I was not raised around drugs and alcohol, and I admit I was very naïve about the subject. When my husband and I had our children, we believed in being very hands-on. I stayed home with them until they started school. Our household was filled with love and respect that had its foundation in our faith.
Passing on the desire to pray and have a relationship with God is not an easy task with our children. Here’s how some parents try to foster it.
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