Parenting Book Review: Fit to Burst by Rachel Jankovic

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Cultivating a Heart That Obeys: Strategies for Dealing with a Whiny, Insolent Child

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Do you have a little one who is going through this phase of life where every...thing...is...sooooooo...hard--especially following directions from Mom and Dad? Here's a fairly regular morning conversation…

Six Things I Planned to Do Differently with My Second Child: A Follow Up

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About three months ago, I wrote a post about Six Things I Will Do Differently with My Second Child. Now, a little over two months after having my second, I am taking the time to evaluate these previous…
How to Make a Chore Chart

How to Make a Chore Chart (a.k.a. Swift Kick in the Pants Chart)

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You're probably not like me. You probably don't sweep your kitchen mostly just when you notice the ants beneath the kids' stools nibbling on crumbs. You probably don't check off everything else on your…
Help Child with Separation Anxiety

Five Tips to Help a Child's Separation Anxiety

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Thanks so much to our friend, Jess, for guest posting today. After volunteering and working full time in children's ministry for years, Jess has a lot of wisdom to offer on this subject! Take it…

Six Things I Will Do Differently with My Second Child

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As I write this post, I am 26 days away from my due date. By the time I actually share this post, it will be even closer. As baby boy gets closer and closer to joining our family, I have been reflecting…
3 Questions to Ask a Child Who Has Done Wrong

3 Questions to Ask a Child Who Has Done Wrong

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Note: You may want to read the full blog post on this topic called How to Cultivate a Heart That Obeys: Strategies for Dealing with a Whiny, Insolent Child first. Proverbs 6:23 says, “Correction and…

A Must-Read for Moms: Loving the Little Years

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