Love + Discipline

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When kids feel always under review, always a work in progress, always on their guard, they start to feel like projects instead of deeply loved and accepted children. — Gary L. Thomas Discipline is a … Read More

Excellence Not Perfection

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Any fellow perfectionists out there? If you’re not a perfectionist yourself, you likely know a few. Maybe you’re married to one or maybe your children have given you signs that they’re perfectionists. While perfectionism sounds … Read More

Strengths-Based Parenting

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Have you ever completed the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment? I highly recommend it. Understanding your results can help you in many different areas of life. When you buy the book, it comes with a code to … Read More

Stop Feeling Guilty

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Do you ever look at other parents and feel like they’re winning and you’re losing at this parenting gig? Do you ever feel guilty for all the things you aren’t doing?   Me too.   … Read More

Planning for Margin

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Complete Inventory

What’s your weekly schedule like? Is every evening accounted for? Or do you have some white space on the calendar where you can relax and be together as a family?  Until my daughter was in … Read More

Teaching Kids Boundaries

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Teaching Kids Boundaries

Over the past few months, I’ve been reading and thinking a lot about boundaries. I’m currently reading Boundaries by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend and it’s so good. I wish I would have read … Read More

The Most “Connected” Society

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Online Family

There is a significant change taking place in our world today; it is the rise of social networking.  Social networking is propelling exponentially and has changed the face of human interaction.  Facebook now has more … Read More