Category Archives: Parenting

How To Bake Cut-Out Cookies With Your Kids

Today I have the privilege of being a part of Karen Ehman’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! I’ve been baking Christmas cookies with my kids for 29 years.  Through many disappointments and trials and errors, I’ve finally learned how to … Continue reading

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Bullied to Better:  Helping Girls Thrive After Being Bullied

Today’s guest post comes to us from Marcy Van Fossen. Marcy is a mom of four who attended the Minnesota Hearts at Home conference in November. She caught me during the conference and shared her passion to help girls who … Continue reading

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Screens and Teens

Dr. Kathy Koch’s new Hearts at Home book is due out in the Spring. This is an important read for parents of all ages and stages of parenting. It may have “teens” in the title, but this will benefit you … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Afraid Of You?

Today’s post is from a mom who attended my No More Perfect Kids workshop this past weekend at the Hearts at Home conference.  There’s no better gift to an author or speaker than a letter from someone who has applied … Continue reading

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Remembering Our Veterans

My Uncle Junior was a very handsome man.  Born Ezra, Jr. Fleener on February 29, 1924, he was called “Junior” from birth.  With a talent in woodworking, his furniture now has a prominent place in the homes of each member … Continue reading

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Give Your Kids The Gift of Enough

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner.  With that in mind, today’s blog post is from Hearts at Home workshop speaker Marianne Miller. A mom of four boys, Marianne will be a workshop speaker at … Continue reading

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Praying God’s Word For Your Kids

There’s nothing more powerful than praying God’s word for your kids.  Dr. Kathy Koch and I have dozens of scriptures in the back of the No More Perfect Kids book to guide you in praying for your kids. I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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The Secret Good Ninja

Today’s guest post is from mom of four, Ruby Reveles.  Ruby serves as a G0-To Girl for Hearts at Home which means she tells every mom she knows about Hearts at Home and the Hearts at Home conferences! (By the … Continue reading

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“WHY DO I ALWAYS LOSE?”

Today’s guest post is from Dr. Todd Cartmell, a speaker at our upcoming 2014 Hearts at Home North Central Conference!   You don’t want to miss Dr. Cartmell, Dr. Kathy Koch, Crystal Paine (aka Money Saving Mom) Angela Thomas, and … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Cherry Pie

Today’s post is from Tina Hollenbeck. Tina serves with Dr. Kathy Koch at Celebrate Kids, Inc.  She describes herself as a wife, mother, teacher, writer, survivor, and a voice. Tina’s story addresses raising resilient kids. I love seeing how moms carry out … Continue reading

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