parenting tips

No longer believing in Santa or the tooth fairy

December 16, 2016

“Mom, you’re the tooth fairy, aren’t you?” accused my nine year old daughter out of the blue one morning as she held up a tooth […]

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20 Things moms don’t need to feel guilty about

October 5, 2016

Ugh. Mommy guilt. Will it ever go away? Here’s the scoop about guilt. Guilt reinforces this idea that who we are as Moms is not […]

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Youth sports: How to be a supportive sports parent

September 28, 2016

A successful experience in youth sports requires the proper support from the player, coach, and parents, similar to a three-legged stool. If any one leg […]

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Family leadership: Becoming a successful and effective parent leader

August 8, 2016

What is leadership and why should parents care? Leadership is the ability to inspire yourself and others to take positive action in life. Every individual […]

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Parenting: 3 Things that matter more than discipline

June 11, 2016

Tons of parenting books and articles tell us how we should and shouldn’t discipline our children, as though it’s the most important aspect of raising […]

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Parenting your children to own their place in the world

June 7, 2016

I hate to scare you, Moms, but being a mother is the ultimate job of a lifetime. This is your chance to make an impact, […]

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3 Things your family doesn’t want to lose this summer

May 13, 2016

This past weekend, I was over at a family member’s house. I was watching my 16 year old nephew play video games. When he took […]

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The autism spectrum: Are we missing the females?

May 5, 2016

You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found. ~ Kid Cudi Can we find something we’re not […]

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