What Kids Need to Hear From Their Parents

What Kids Need to Hear From Their Parents

Parenting comes with a lot of responsibility. Kids needs their parents for many different reasons. One of the most important thing for kids is words of affirmation from their parents. In addition to affirmation there are other things kids need to hear to. Learn what your child(ren) need to hear most from their mom and dad.

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Building Positive Communication With Your Child

Building Positive Communication With Your Child

Breaks in communication happen. That’s ok. But when breaks in communication with your child happen, it’s important to address it and make sure you are not sending them unintended negative messages. Learn how to communicate positively with your child and how it can promote emotional health for your child.

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Why Your Child Needs To Say No

Why Your Child Needs To Say No

Letting our children say no can be extremely frustrating. Especially when their “no” results in disobedience. Despite the frustration it is so important that our children learn to say no and that we as their parents respect their “no”. Read more to see how beneficial this is.

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8 Things a Girl Needs From Her Mom

8 Things a Girl Needs From Her Mom

The mother-daughter relationship is so valuable. As Mom’s there is great privilege and responsibility in raising daughter’s well. Daughter’s need their mom’s to pursue their hearts, model self-respect and confidence, and love them unconditionally. Continue reading to find out what your daughter needs and how you can meet those needs.

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How to Balance Screen Time for Your Child

How to Balance Screen Time for Your Child

Screen time is an increasing concern for children. Kids spend a lot less time doing activities that are beneficial for their minds, bodies, and souls. Read more to find out a great way to have your child earn screen time by doing other stimulating activities first.

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Naming Your Child's Trauma

Naming Your Child's Trauma

If you’ve fostered or adopted, it’s likely that you’ve parented or are parenting a child that has experienced trauma in their past. Trauma can be so challenging to navigate as it is different and manifests differently for all children.  Learning to name your child’s trauma for them, when they can’t is a great tool in helping them process their emotions.

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Mother's Day - A Painful Perspective

Mother's Day - A Painful Perspective

Mother’s day is great way to honor and celebrate our moms. However, Mother’s day can also be a very painful day. Death, infertility, strained relationships, and illness are some of many situations that can make mother’s day a hard day. Continue reading for a different perspective of Mother’s Day and how you can be sensitive to those around you.

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Why Your Child Needs You To Listen

Why Your Child Needs You To Listen

Kids talk… A LOT… If we are being honest, we probably don’t really listen and actually hear what our children are saying most of the time. It requires a lot of energy to listen close enough to know whether or not your child is saying something important. And viewing something as important could look totally different between a parent and child’s perspective.

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How to Reach Your Tween Through Respect

How to Reach Your Tween Through Respect

Disrespect is hard for anyone to stomach, especially us parents. We expect our kids to respect us because we deserve it, we’re the parents... right? As a man especially, respect is likely the most important thing to receive from my children. Continue reading to see how respecting your tween can help strengthen your relationship.

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How to Support your Spouse in their Goals

How to Support your Spouse in their Goals

What happens when you get married, and you and your spouse are both goal oriented and enjoy setting goals for yourselves. And just for fun, let’s throw in kids, because let's be honest, we think accomplishing goals is challenging before kids, until you have them. Continue reading to learn how to support your spouse in their goals.

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