Tag Archives: parent/child relationships

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10 Parenting Moments When You Know You Must be Doing Something Right

Recently my middle son, Eli was sitting and talking quietly with my wife when he asked her the question, “Mom, is being a Dad hard?” My wife wasn’t sure where…

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4 Ways to Teach Kids How to Set Effective Goals

We always tell our kids that anything is possible. We encourage them to shoot for the stars, but there are a relative few that actually equip their children with the…

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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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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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Potty Training Tips for the Frustrated Parent

It’s hard to believe I could be so excited about someone simply going pee or poo in the toilet. Before the moment that my first child announced, “I pooped in…

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How to Enjoy the Parenting Roller Coaster

Have you ever watched your 6 year old voluntarily gather up his little brother or sister after they have hurt themselves and compassionately comfort and tend to them? It’s moments…

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