Monthly Archives: March 2014

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3 Steps to Eliminating Power Struggles

“It’s always a power struggle with him!” Have you ever said something similar? When your child simply refuses to eat, do their chores, follow your directions, or persists in asking…

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How to Make Education a Priority to Your Child

Book shelves stuffed with books line the wall of our living room. A white board and a bulletin board pinned with the alphabet or the latest school projects of my…

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6 Steps to a Family Night that Will Make Every Day Better

On Monday night when I walk in the door after work, the energy of my children and their beaming smiles are contagious. They have been preparing for my homecoming all…

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33 Things I Want My Sons to Know

I remember watching my son hit his brother for the first time. I remember thinking to myself, “Where did he learn that?” My sister in-law spent a great deal of…

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2 Words that Can Calm Parent’s Emotional Storms

Do you ever feel like your head is going to explode? Between work and cleaning house and meals and laundry and the car that needs to be fixed and the…

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10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know

There is a great country song by Gary Allen that says, “When tough little boys grow up to be Dads, they turn into big babies again.” I’ve been a Dad…

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The Key to Helping Your Overwhelmed Child

The plan was fool proof. Our sons had creatively come up with their very own plan for completing chores more smoothly around the Smithson home. My three sons, Cuylar, Eli…

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Overcome Resentment Toward Your child With This APP

All of us hope for the best when we experience the birth of our children. We anticipate their first steps, their shining faces as they learn to ride a bike…

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