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The Words that Stick

We lived for a few solid years in our family not having to really watch our words. We could have conversations about dessert, fun places to go, and toys. And… Read More

Words Over Time

The Importance of Clarity

A year ago, we moved to a new house in the center of our neighborhood. Located on one of the main roads, it’s a perfect spot to watch the world… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Relationships | Words Over Time

31 Things to Say to Help Teens Navigate Relationships

Helping my teenagers learn how to navigate relationships has been the biggest part of my twenty years of parenting. Hands down. Teachers, friends, coaches, dating, teammates, family . . . So. Many. Discussions. My guess is that you too will have more discussions with… Read More

6 Things Over Time | Create A Rhythm | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Make It Personal | Words Over Time

Catch Them Doing It Right

Several years ago, our team was asked to design a program to help public schools teach kids character. One of the tools we provided was a "Value-able" card to award a child with free ice cream when they did something that demonstrated respect,… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Imagine The End | Words Over Time

Kids Have Different Shades of Brave

People tell me all the time how much my two boys looks like. They are both blonde with blue eyes, but other than that, they couldn’t look more different—to me. Asher, my oldest, has my jawline and smile, but his father’s eyes… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Words Over Time

Say Words that Build :: 5 Choices We’re Glad We Made (Part 2)

Words That Build Not long ago, my husband and I were asked to share with a group of parents what we would do again in regards to raising our kids. We began asking ourselves if we had to go all the way back… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Words Over Time

Just Because

Have you ever felt like your kids aren’t listening to what you say? Do you sometimes struggle with finding time to talk with your kids about something more than what time they need to be wherever they need to be and how… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Elementary (K-5th) | Fight For The Heart | Words Over Time

The Words that Stick

We lived for a few solid years in our family not having to really watch our words. We could have conversations about dessert, fun places to go, and toys. And our toddlers would be none the wiser. But this past year, we… Read More