Teenagers-How to Reduce the Battles

Teenagers-How to Reduce the Battles

As parents, disciplining teenagers can feel like a constant struggle. However, I believe most of the issue lies in how we identify the problems we often perceive as harmful in our teenagers. There are three major factors to consider. When children enter their...
Overactive Kids

Overactive Kids

Parents can often feel overwhelmed by overenergetic kids. Most of the questions I receive can be categorized in three ways: kids and ADHD, kids and anger management, and kids and screen time. Kids and ADHD There seems to be a big trend here in the US of medicating our...
Parenting: Succeed by Letting Go of Control

Parenting: Succeed by Letting Go of Control

Parenting can often feel like you’re in a constant battle with your child. As humans, we are all born with five basic needs that we spend our lives trying to satisfy: survival, love & belonging, power, freedom, and fun. In the mostly unpredictable rollercoaster...
Helping Children Tell the Truth

Helping Children Tell the Truth

Even the most well-behaved children tend to lie. Sometimes the lies are about things that don’t really matter, but it can be frustrating when your child continues to lie in the face of overwhelming proof to the contrary. As a child, how many times were you told that...
Parenting-Roots and Wings

Parenting-Roots and Wings

I’m sure many of you have heard that old Hallmark card adage on parenting that goes something like this: Parents give their children two great gifts—one is roots, the other is wings. This is what I address in this article. As parents, we pray for our children’s...

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