Six Things Reality TV Can Teach Us

2018-07-17T15:59:26+00:00

Image courtesy of Ohmega1982/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Unless you live in a cave, you can’t avoid seeing one reality TV show or another. Whether it’s the antics of the Kardashians or the cut-throat world of Shark

Six Things Reality TV Can Teach Us 2018-07-17T15:59:26+00:00

Loving the Unrepentant Child

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Q: What do we do when our child refuses to be reconciled with you? In adult-to-adult relationships, each adult has the same responsibility to initiate reconciliation when conflict arises. But how does this apply to

Loving the Unrepentant Child 2018-07-17T16:05:49+00:00

Squelching the Wonder

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I hurried my kids along, tugging on their hands and urging them to keep up. We had a lot of road to travel and not enough daylight to do it in. No matter that the

Squelching the Wonder 2015-02-10T19:02:39+00:00

Bad to the Bone

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Babies exude innocence. After all, they are quite helpless, needing someone to feed, change, dress and do a host of other things for them.But contrary to popular wisdom, babies are not all sweetness and light—they

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Summertime Blues

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School is ending across the country, and with it, wails of distress from parents as they scramble for ways to fill their children’s time during the hot, sticky days of summer. I’ve heard numerous parents

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Do Not Disturb the Family Peace

2015-02-10T19:15:55+00:00

As I sat down at my computer to write a blog post for this site, I heard a ruckus upstairs. Sounds of screaming that didn’t sound quite so happy. With four children between the ages

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The Myth of Free Time

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In the fall, all four of my children will be in school, albeit not all full-time (my youngest will be in a three-day preschool program). Whenever this comes up in conversation, the enviable response is,

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