9 Ways to Keep Your Cool When Your Kids Lose Theirs

Written by: | June 24, 2014

I am far from a perfect parent. One friend thinks I’m too lenient with my kids. Another thinks I am too attached. I secretly worry that I’m messing them up forever. It’s always something, isn’t it? We’re beautiful, messy people and beautiful, messy parents. Part of the beauty of...
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If your friends…would you?

Written by: | June 19, 2014

I’m sure all of us can remember a myriad of catchphrases we overheard our parents chastise us with over and over again as we were growing up, but perhaps none more than “If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you?” Perhaps it sounded a little different in your...
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6 Tips to Help Little Ones Fall Asleep

Written by: | June 12, 2014

Tucking little ones in to bed at night can seem to be a herculean parenting feat. Falling asleep can be even harder to help our little ones with… We’ve all seen the victorious mother or father in television commercials or movies who turns the light switch off, only to...
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Reflections on Dad

Written by: | June 5, 2014

I’m going to be honest: it’s not easy to get my boys to “reflect” on something. Reflecting requires quiet, stillness, uninterrupted thought… yeah, three boys under the age of eight don’t do much of those things! With Father’s Day approaching, though, I knew it was important to help them...
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The Best Daddy I’ve Ever Known

Written by: | June 3, 2014

As Father’s Day draws near, we often reflect on those men in our lives who have shown us what it truly means to be a father. They have become our heroes, our leaders, and living examples of sacrifice and love. Dads are superheroes in the eyes of their children...
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