When Children Lie

Jillian Zeller, LPPCBlog, Christian, Family

When Children Lie

When my oldest child was 3 years old, he got into a chocolate pie that was in the fridge. A 3-year-old sized handprint was sitting in the middle of the pie. My son had chocolate … Read More

Presence Over Presents

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It’s December! Can you believe it? This month a lot of our focus is on presents: what to buy and who to buy for. Where we can get the best deal and how quickly it … Read More

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

The Summertime Blues

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There’s something magical about summertime. The hustle bustle of regular school schedules subsides to staying up late and sleeping in. There’s freedom to travel, whether it’s going on a fun vacation, visiting family or doing … 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