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Addiction and Parenting Don’t Mix

If you give a man a hammer, some nails, and any other materials he needs to build a home, and instruct him how to do it, in time, he could…

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5 Ways to Help a Mom With Postpartum Depression

What happens when the mother of your newborn child says, “I don’t think I’m supposed to feel this way, but I don’t really like our baby?” You think, “Is this…

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12 Non-Parenting Books that Have Changed My Parenting & My Life

What was the most profound book you have ever read? How has it changed your life? I’ve written many times about the importance of reading with our kids, but I…

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Becoming Santa: Why I Keep the Tradition and Symbol of Santa Claus Alive

Watching my own 4 children race to their stockings on Christmas brings back the incredible happy memories of my own childhood. Not only does it bring back the memory of…

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Your Child Wants You to Teach Them!

My youngest son Berkeley is an adorable 4 year old boy that is almost always happy and grinning from ear to ear, except when he isn’t. He has a fire…

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4 Things Your Baby Needs to Learn in the First 2 Years of Life

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” (Frederick Douglas) The edification of our children starts on day one. The building of strong children begins from…

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Why Won’t My Child Listen? 5 Reasons and Solutions

I’ve told my oldest son not to sit on the table or counter top since he was 2 years old and yet he still perches his behind on the edge…

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7 Ways to Fill this Holiday Season with Less Stress and More Awesome

“Happy Holidays!” At least that’s the way it’s supposed to be, right? A lot of people have a love/hate relationship with the holiday season. We sing songs with words like,…

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5 Reasons to Go On an Adventure with Your Kids

Do you remember the adventures you used to have when you were a kid? I love to watch my own kids as they wander through our back pasture with walking…

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