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Healthy Conversations: 10 Things Not to Say to a Senior

Having a healthy conversation with seniors can be tricky. Knowing the right words to choose and the best tone to take can make all the difference. 276 more words

The "Yes, please" marriage

Back in college I overheard a friend say, “Can you pass me that?” to her new boyfriend. His response changed my life for the better. He told my friend that his parents had a wonderfully loving and respectful relationship until the day his father died. 305 more words


Theres' more to having a catch than having a catch

There’s more to having a catch with your kids than just having a catch. It’s a time when you have their undivided attention. It’s your chance to open up a line of communication that will last a life time. 111 more words

Parents please note this… your child’s Dream

A few weeks ago I was studying the biography of a man known as Joseph. At a point in his life, while he was 17 years old, he had a dream-shared the dream with his family and because of his dream, his brothers hated him more. 322 more words

Strike Outs, Air Balls, and Dropped Passes: How to Help Your Kids Fail Successfully

These days organized sports are everywhere you turn – especially if you are a parent. Citing a study by the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, ESPN has reported that over 21 million kids between the ages of 6 and 17 participate in league sports.  455 more words


Better communication through laryngitis

I had laryngitis for 3 whole days.  It doesn’t sound like a long time, but when you can’t say anything above a whisper (and even that is a little painful), it really does feel like a long time.  688 more words


RE POST: NekNominations: What every parent should know about the binge drinking gam

NekNominations: What every parent should know about the binge drinking game

Feb 26, 2014

Have you heard of “NekNominations?” As a parent, you need to be aware of this new phenomenon of youth culture. 1,087 more words

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