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17 Ideas for Meaningful Family Dinner Conversations
For years, experts have told us that families who regularly share dinner together enjoy meaningful connection and build family relationships as[...]
Practical Ways to Help Little Kids Manage Big Emotions
With tears in her eyes, my normally enthusiastic and cheerful daughter clung to me tightly as we both sat on[...]
How to Teach Kids to Manage Their Own Schedules
Back to school means back to routine. And this school year, my kids are managing their own schedules.  Sound crazy? Maybe. But I'm[...]
11 Practical Ways to Teach Kids About Commitment
Character traits like commitment aren’t born in us, but are purposely developed. How can we help our kids develop this[...]

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The #1 Problem Good Parents Face When Raising Teens
I am a good parent. I don't say that as a statement of pride, but more of a confession. Let[...]
130 Everyday Ways to Say I Love You to Your Kids
Despite the fact that I am a busy (and imperfect!) mom, I know my number one job as a parent is[...]
7 Things I’m Teaching My Daughter About Being a Woman
While every girl is different (and the journey is different for each one), we moms are given a unique call to[...]
The Surprising Truth Behind Our Kids’ Discipline Issues
Dealing with discipline issues in your home? Do you kids fuss and complain about doing chores? Have your kids developed a sense[...]
How to Talk to Kids About Porn: 8 Tips Every Christian Parent Needs
I grew up as a “good kid” from a “good family,” and yet my first exposure to porn came when[...]
“When (and How) Should I Talk to My Kids About Sex?”
Talking to kids about sex? For many of us, that’s about as comfortable as sleeping on top of a giant[...]

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Discover real solutions for dealing with mommy anger. For good.

Ultimate List of Books and Movies About Perseverance for Kids
We all go through hard times--times that challenge us and teach us perseverance. Our kids need to know how to be persevere[...]
100 Fun Summer Arts and Crafts Learning Ideas for Kids
In order to avoid the summer slide, we're all looking for simple, creative ways to encourage summer learning for our kids, right?[...]
Got an Angry Child? 4 Steps to Help Kids Manage Anger
You hear the fighting. The yelling. The temper tantrums. AGAIN. Sighing, you walk into your child's bedroom to find two[...]
How to Have the Restful Family Vacation You Really Want
Ever needed a vacation from your vacation? I sure have. Family vacations can be wonderful times of exploration and discovery.[...]
That Makes Me MAD! How to Tackle Mommy Anger Triggers
A few years ago I noticed that I was angry. A LOT. Can you relate? I felt trapped, stuck and[...]
Mommy Anger: My Confession and Why You’re NOT Alone
I've heard this over and over from moms everywhere:  I never knew I had anger issues until I had children. You understand,[...]
5 Steps to Turn Mommy Anger Into a Teachable Moment
  What do you do after you've blown up at your kids? You want to apologize for your anger, but[...]
Got Mommy Anger Guilt? Powerful Tips for the Hope and Healing You Need
You yelled at your kids. Again. You didn’t mean to speak so harshly, but the words fell out of your[...]
4 Ways to Build a Strong Relationship with Your Tween
While it is a beautiful process to watch our tweens and teens grow into adulthood, there are many bumps and bruises[...]
Why It’s OK to Not Have the Perfect Parent Child Relationship
We love our kids so much! And in our efforts to show them the best life possible, we often feel an[...]
4 Tips that Teach Kids to Be Kind
Teaching kids to be kind isn’t a simple three-step lesson plan that fits every kid. Teaching kids kindness is messy,[...]
67 Awesome Random Acts of Kindness for Kids
Are you here to get some awesome and inspiring random acts of kindness for kids ideas? Great! Then you're in the right[...]
6 Tips for Teaching Kids About Current Events
As parents, we're given the amazing privilege of introducing our kids to the world. Now that's a mighty job, especially[...]
8 Powerful Ways to Teach Our Kids About Ownership
There is a troubling trend in our country today that you might have heard about. One in five Millennials in[...]
How to Teach Your Kids to Pray
Prayer is powerful! When we pray, we can literally change the world with our words. What an awesome thing to pass on[...]
The Hows and Whys of Talking to Kids About Sex
I knew when I picked up the phone it was going to be a long conversation. We must have talked[...]
10 Ways To Teach and Connect During Car Time
Do you spend a lot of time driving in the car with your kids? Yep, me too. And on days[...]
5 Powerful Strategies for Parenting Teens
Parenting children through the teen years is incredibly tricky. No matter how you slice it. Helping teens transition to becoming well-adjusted[...]
9 Tips For Raising Kids Who Change the World
We have a phrase floating around our house that we ask our kids: “What are you going to do to[...]
12 Ways to Make Crafts With Kids Stress Free
Making crafts with kids is always a joyful experience, right? A stress-free, lovely exchange of ideas where kids happily share[...]