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

What’s for Dinner?

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Cooking dinner is not my favorite thing to do. We have some picky eaters in my house and it’s a challenge to find something that everyone likes to eat. Our busy schedule can also make … 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

Which Pet Should We Get?

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Pets can be a wonderful addition to the family. Pets teach children about bonding, loyalty and how to care for an animal. Children learn about responsibility, chores, training and hard work in taking care of … Read More