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You’re Not Helpless When it Comes to Your Child’s Mental Health
This is unquestionably one of the most important issues you as a parent will navigate while your children are growing up. While a lot of the information I’m about to share is sobering (and I won’t sugarcoat the realities of what your kids are facing), you better believe I am going to encourage you because the biggest influence on your child’s mental health is YOU.
Show Them How: Kindness
It’s easy to forget that little eyes and ears are watching us at all times. They often see us in our most private and unflattering moments whether we like it or not. Thankfully, even in our imperfection we can show them what it means to be a person of integrity!
Moms: Give Yourself Some Gifts This Mother’s Day
This Mother’s Day, I want you to give yourself some gifts. These aren’t necessarily material things (though I love chocolate and jewelry as much as the next woman!), these are gifts that will help pave the way for you to experience more joy, peace and contentment in your role as mom.
Patience: Why and How We Must Teach it to Our Kids
Patience sounds easy. But like other good things in life – it is simple but very hard.
How to Help your Husband – or Father of your Children – be a Better Dad
Fathers are far more insecure than they let on. The overwhelming majority of men enter parenthood without a clue as to what to do.
Forgiveness is a Muscle
If you’re asking for forgiveness, It requires self-examination and humility. If you’re being asked for forgiveness, it requires you to make a choice; to let go of anger
Daddy, Why Are You So Mad?
Your words are so powerful, they can actually make or break your child
A Letter to Every Dad: Here’s What Your Kids Really Want from You
Dads come up with lists of things that they believe are good for kids and then try to fulfill that list. But something they forget: what their child wants and needs.
Transgenderism, Science, and Kids
In an age of rising depression and anxiety in teens, the last thing they need is to be told that their problems can be resolved by becoming the opposite sex.
Social Media Isn’t Going Away, But Parents Can Equip Children to Resist the Harms
Today, I am posting an article that Erica Komisar wrote that was published in The Institute for Family Studies.
Why Grandma was right when she said “Wear a hat outside in the cold so you won’t get sick”
A new study released by Harvard Medical School shows us doctors that we were wrong and that, surprise, grandmothers were right all along.
How Dads can make Christmas fun for Kids
Christmas brings a feeling of celebration and anticipation for adults and for kids.
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