Category Archives: Parenting Skills

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How to Handle Sibling Teasing and Fighting

“He’s touching me!” We’ve all experienced this somewhat comical yet excruciatingly irritating phrase. We have become very well accustomed to this phrase with my three little boys. Even my daughter,…

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3 Times When it’s Best to Do Nothing

There are times as a parent when it is best to do nothing. The crazy thing is that the form of “nothing” I am talking about is one of the…

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10 Sure Fire ways to Combat Lazy Kids and Create Cycles of Drive

It seems like each generation insists that the rising generation is the laziest to have ever lived. Whether this is true or not, lazy kids are not born, they’re made…

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Getting Kids to Listen: 7 Ways to Reinforce Cycles of Active Listening at Home

No one likes to be ignored. It can be infuriating to repeat yourself over and over and feel like no one is listening. Sometimes it’s not listening we are looking…

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6 Lessons Mary and Joseph Taught Me About Parenting

What would it be like to raise the son of God? Have you ever thought about what it must have been like to be Mary or Joseph and be entrusted…

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9 Ways To Overcome Backtalk With Respect

So many of us know the situations all too well. You make a simple request like, “Please clean your room” and you get a face that could curdle milk and…

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Two words to replace “Good Job!”

My 18 month old daughter, Emma, loves praise. When we put music on and she begins to twirl and dance, her older brothers reinforce it with an exuberant “good job.”…

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The Secret Parenting Technique of Not Knowing

I just sat down in the middle of his floor and said, “I’m not sure what to do.” This wasn’t some trick or parenting technique I had learned. I really…

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7 Inspirational and Useful Blogs Every Parent Should Know

Sometimes I feel funny in the space I am in online. I am obviously not a mommy blogger because, well, I’m not a mom. I’m not really a daddy blogger…

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My greatest Role yet. Learning to Prioritize and Simplify.

What incredible things in your life seem to get in the way of the most incredible things in your life? What do you give up when you love everything you’re…

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