Rewriting Old Scripts

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Have you ever said something to your kids and then thought “Wow! I sound just like my mom/dad!” Sometimes it’s positive words or phrases, like “I love you to the moon and back.” Or “I … Read More

Encouraging a Growth Mindset in Our Kids

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Do you ever find your kids stuck in negative thought patterns? Maybe they say things like, “I’m no good at this. Everyone else is better.” Or “I’m failing. I’ll never improve.” We can sometimes get … Read More

Adjusting Our Expectations

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As a new parent, I didn’t really know any better. But looking back now, I see that I made a rookie parenting mistake: my expectations of myself and my child were unrealistic. I thought motherhood … Read More

Keep On Keeping On!

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“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” – Galatians 6:9 NIV Being a parent is exhausting sometimes, isn’t … Read More

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

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Raising a family and running a household requires a lot of work, doesn’t it? The to-do list is often never-ending. When you combine that with work, church, school, and extra-curricular activities, the days and weeks … Read More