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3 Ways to Raise the Perfect Child

I know—click bait is super annoying, isn’t it? But if we’re being honest, we’ve all probably clicked on articles promising us if not the perfect child, at least a healthy,… Read More

Blog | Family Life

Fighting for the Heart of Our Adopted Son

Instinctively as parents we want to fight for our children. Fight for their rights. Fight for their health. Fight for their relationships. And most importantly, fight for their hearts. My… Read More

Blog | Character and Values | Wisdom | Words Over Time

Building Wisdom with the Weight of Your Words

When you become a parent there’s a phrase you start throwing around: “My parents did __________, but I will never do that.” My parents said ___________, but I’ll never say that. I’ll never yell. I’ll never try to cut bedtime short. I’ll… Read More

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The Thing We Need to Give to Other Parents

Parenting is not easy. The whole thing starts in perhaps the craziest way. You’re at the hospital in a room filled with doctors and nurses and experts. There’s commotion during the delivery but you’re okay because you’ve got so much help in… Read More

Blog | High School (9th-12th)

What Teachers Wish Parents of High Schoolers Knew

For almost a decade I was a high school Spanish teacher. Those were some of the best and hardest years of my life, and, if I’m honest, I still miss the excitement that comes with a new school year. There’s a lot… Read More

Blog | Family Life | Fight For The Heart | Make It Personal

One Simple Way to Love Your Kids Better

I can be a sulker. When someone offends me, my natural response is to sulk, and give them the cold shoulder so they can figure out on their own how to make amends. I also tend to be a guilt-tripper, detailing grievances… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Blog | Family Life | 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