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Spend some time reading through these articles and blog posts to help you win in your parenting journey. We hope to build a library full of phase-specific and topic-based resources that will help you wherever you are at in your parenting journey.

2019…A Memory Each Month

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2019…A Memory Each Month As my children were growing up, I was often hesitant to do things with them that felt overly contrived, forced or unnatural just for the sake…

Preparing Your Kids for College

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If college is in your kid’s future, understand that there are many ways to pursue a college education without being subjected to a lifetime of debt. For your child, it…

TREND ALERT! November/December 2018

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Every couple of months or so, we will provide you with a list of current trends you may want to be aware of as a parent. Here is a list…

Santa Strategies

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Several years ago I learned a youth pastor lesson the hard way. I was speaking to a room full of 7th and 8th graders on the topic of “How Do…

Give Thanks

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Give THANKS IN ALL Things “..give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 You’ve likely read the above verse…

Start Here

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msIqYrlB9Tg&feature=youtu.be Books, articles, podcasts, videos, and more are chockfull of great parenting information and ideas. And every nugget of wisdom can only help to strengthen you in your parenting journey.…

Fortnite, Helping Parents Win the Battle

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Fortnite…it’s everywhere and has proven to be more than a game but rather, a cultural phenomenon. With close to 80 million people users, spending an average of $85 on “V-bucks” and…

How To Avoid Overreacting

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When our son was a teenager, I made more than a few parenting mistakes. Most of the time, I was able to identify where I went wrong, learn from it…

Helping Your Child Face Fears

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“AH, a spider!” “Daddy come get this BIG bug.” “I don’t want to go upstairs by myself, it’s dark and scary!” “What if there are monsters in my closet?!?!” In…

Treasuring Our Children

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I am told of a story of when a mother put her three-year-old son down for his afternoon nap. She went to check on him a few minutes later only…

Reject or Replicate?

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How many times have you said this to yourself, “Oh, no…I’m becoming my dad?” Has a friend or spouse ever said something to you along the lines of, “You are…

Kids Need Parents Who Are Leaders

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I’m afraid too many parents have indulged and enabled their children to such an extent that they have helped create irresponsible and even narcissistic kids. When we have weak, inconsistent…