Encouragement

  • Helping Kids Get Over Themselves

    by - Oct 6, 2017
    It’s ridiculous that kids think that everything in life must be about them and for them.   And I hate to say this, but they learn it from adults.     When adults complain about how unfair life is,...
  • 10 Ways Failure Leads to Success

    by - Oct 5, 2017
    “Mom, can you help me with my math?” (Foolish question. Of course not!) “I’ll try” I tried. She failed. I provided help. My daughter received an F. OOPS. Math is not my thing. (Ya’ think?) But I’m learning...
  • Ending Homework Battles

    by - Oct 2, 2017
    I’m not surprised that so many families are faced with homework battles.    Kids are exhausted, frustrated, overwhelmed, and their needs are not being met.   There are things that parents can do differently. Homework Battle –...
  • The Hectic Morning

    by - Oct 1, 2017
    It started as a great morning. The filtered sunlight warmed my face before my eyes opened and one of the last songbirds of the season added joyful music to the dawn. The house was quiet and...
  • Homeschooling – What to Do When Your Expectations Disappoint

    by - Sep 28, 2017
    Broken in books. Scattered pencils. Notebooks everywhere and the schedule is . . . not working. Each day, someone gets further behind and the school year’s probably going to take two years instead of one. My...
  • Encouraging Your Kids

    by - Sep 21, 2017
    I’ve been thinking a lot about encouragement lately. I’m an affiliate with DaySpring and last year they had a 21-Day Encouragement Campaign. It was pretty simple: you committed to encouraging at least one person every day...
  • The Nips and Tucks of Marriage

    by - Aug 28, 2017
    Husband: “When I grew-up the bathroom floor was so clean you could eat off it.” Wife: “I’m not planning on eating off our bathroom floor.” Husband: “My mom irons everything, including sheets and underwear.” Wife: “I...
  • He Leads Me

    by - Aug 24, 2017
    I committed half-heartedly to the idea of climbing the small mountain. I’m not in any shape to be climbing anything, let alone a heavily wooded mountainside. But in a rare feat of misplaced athletic courage I...
  • Are You a Crabby Christian? 

    by - Aug 22, 2017
      Wow. Whether you watch the daily news or prefer to ignore it unless something “significant” comes up, the world-wide moral atmosphere is hard to miss.   We’re seeing blatant acts of discrimination and violence,  ...
  • 10 Ways to Halt Your Child’s Negative Self-Talk

    by - Aug 10, 2017
    “I’m so stupid.” “I can’t do that.” “I will only mess up.” “I’m a bad kid.” “I hate myself.” “There’s no reason to study. I will fail anyway.”  Do your kids speak like this about themselves?...

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