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A Hoot and a Holler

2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00

Let’s face it—we all yell at our kids sometimes! Whether it’s in frustration or anger, raising our voices at our children doesn’t make them or us feel good. In this week’s #ThursdayThoughts video, I share

A Hoot and a Holler 2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00

Imperfection in a Perfect World

2019-02-22T16:32:40+00:00

Do we live in a perfect world? Seems pretty obvious we don’t, yet many of us parent as if we reside in a land where everything is just so. Our children never make mistakes, our

Imperfection in a Perfect World 2019-02-22T16:32:40+00:00

Free Doesn’t Always Mean Free

2019-02-22T16:30:49+00:00

When we don’t deal with something right away when it comes to our kids, we’re just kicking the pain of the “payment” down the road. By electing for convenience’s sake to let the small issues

Free Doesn’t Always Mean Free 2019-02-22T16:30:49+00:00

Bully or Boyish Behavior?

2019-01-31T00:56:40+00:00

Trying to figure out whether a child is being bullied or not--or is bullying someone else--is one of the hardest things for a parent to figure out. In this week's #ThursdayThoughts, I answer a question

Bully or Boyish Behavior? 2019-01-31T00:56:40+00:00

Should You Plan Your Child’s Life?

2019-01-31T00:52:33+00:00

Planners are wonderful for keeping us organized, but we should be careful we don't take things too far when it comes to planning our child's life. In this week's #ThursdayThoughts, I talk the importance of

Should You Plan Your Child’s Life? 2019-01-31T00:52:33+00:00

Outside Influences and Our Kids

2019-01-10T19:10:56+00:00

In this week’s #ThursdayThoughts, I discuss the problem with outside influences. We all have near and far relatives, church members or neighbors, classmates or friends who exhibit less-than-stellar behavior. And our kids are like little

Outside Influences and Our Kids 2019-01-10T19:10:56+00:00