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Family Life | Featured | Phase

The Best Way to Communicate With Your Kid at Every Phase

One of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do in your parenting is learn how to communicate with your kid. Communication in and of itself has never been easy, but add an age gap, youthful angst, and a budding vocabulary, and you might find yourself feeling like... Read More

Family Life | Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

Asking for Help Doesn’t Make You a Bad Parent (It Makes You a Better One)

“It takes a village!” You’ve said it. Or you’ve heard it. But have you ever lived it?  Read More

Family Life | Featured

How to Foster a Strong Sibling Relationship

I think we’d all agree that one of our most important role is to create a safe and loving environment for our kids. And the only way we can be sure that happens is by doing all we can to help foster strong relationships between our children Read More

Birth - 5 years | Family Life | Featured

What If I’m Not “Enjoying Every Moment”?

Parenting is hard, no matter the phase you’re in. We may not like every moment, but we love our kids. Read More

Family Life | Featured | Mental Health | Technology

Is My Kid Addicted to Technology?

We live in a digital world. Laptops. Tablets. Smartphones. Smart TVs. There are so many devices that occupy our kids’ attention. Controlling screen time is an ever-present task for parents, but it can be tricky because screens are literally everywhere. The challenge is this: technology isn’t going anywhere.... Read More

Character and Values | College and Young Adult | Family Life

How to Foster Emotional Intelligence in Kids & Teens

Raising a teen who has a hard time feeling empathy, who has a hard time understanding someone else’s emotional experience, or who is prone to extreme emotional outbursts can be tough on the entire family. The good news is that empathy and self-management can be cultivated by helping... Read More

Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | Middle School (6th-8th)

Coping With Your Kids Growing Up

The truth is, we can’t outrun the pace of our kids growing up. It’s happening and it’s happening faster than most of us would like. But we do have a choice in how we respond to it all. Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

3 Ways to Raise Resilient Kids

There is a ton of research and conversation happening about how to build resilience in kids. Without dumping a ton of research on you, I wanted to quickly share three game-changing questions you can use to build resilience in your kids. Read More

Birth - 5 years | Create A Rhythm | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

Cues for Every Family Rhythm

Whatever your family rhythm looks like, see if there’s a way you can look at things you are already doing, and do one simple thing to connect with the heart of your child instead of merely getting through it. In the process, you’ll build habits that will build... Read More