5 Things to Know About Chores and Allowance

Basically, there are two schools of thought when it comes to our children doing household chores and… [more]

5 Things to Know About Chores and Allowance 5 Things to Know About Chores and Allowance

It’s about PRESENCE…not presents

At this time of year it's easy to get caught up in the busyness of the season and the frenzy of shopping… [more]

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“You guys are the bomb!”….btw, that’s a good thing :)

One of the homework assignments in my Respectful Parents, Respectful Kidsclass is for parents to hand… [more]

“You guys are the bomb!”….btw, that’s a good thing :) "You guys are the bomb!"....btw, that's a good thing :)

WTF?

Be honest.  What’s your first reaction when your child walks over and knocks down the Lego tower her… [more]

WTF? WTF?

I was hit with a “switch” as a child and I turned out okay

Or did I? The media is abuzz with the recent off field violence of NFL players Ray Rice and now… [more]

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Keeping the Focus on Relationship

Throwback Thursday This post was orginally published on August 5, 2011 Next week my kids go off to… [more]

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Are you and your partner on the same page?

When it comes to something as important and intentional as raising children, it's no wonder that there… [more]

Are you and your partner on the same page? Are you and your partner on the same page?

Are you seeing fireworks all year round?!

For some of us, fireworks don't just happen on the 4th of July.  You parents of young children know… [more]

Are you seeing fireworks all year round?! Are you seeing fireworks all year round?!

Know Thyself: Part 3

In Part 1 of this series I shared with you a glimpse of what is happening in your brain when you “lose… [more]

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Know Thyself: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I shared with you a glimpse of what is happening in your brain when you “lose… [more]

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