Category Archives: Parenting

It’s a Chapter…Not the Book

Child #1: Mom, after I graduate, my friends and I are going to take a cross-country road trip.” Me: Really?  That will cost a lot of money. You’ll have to pay for gas, food, and hotel or camping expenses. Child … Continue reading

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Progress…not perfection

When our kids are little and learning to walk, they take two steps and then fall down.  Back on their feet, they take three steps and tumble over. Do we see that as failure? Not at all.  We get excited … Continue reading

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What’s Your Magnifying Glass Focused On? 6 Steps To Better Relationships

One of the things I remember about being at my grandpa’s house was a magnifying glass that he kept on the table beside his chair.  It was a heavy duty lens and I loved positioning it over different items and … Continue reading

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Do you love your now?

“I can’t wait until she can walk.” “I’ll be one happy mom when we don’t have to buy diapers anymore.” “I’m so ready for him to go to school.” “I’ll be so glad when she can drive herself to all … Continue reading

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It’s A Study You Can Do In Your Jammies

I’m so excited about No More Perfect Kids, the second book in the “No More Perfect” series that just released! There are three reasons I’m so excited about this book: 1) I believe it is incredibly empowering to parents! That’s … Continue reading

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It’s the No More Perfect Kids Bonus Week!

Guess what??? It’s time!   I’ve been telling you about the No More Perfect Kids book and encouraging you to wait to get it until Bonus Week and it’s finally here! Hearts at Home, Celebrate Kids, Inc, and Moody Publishers … Continue reading

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The Power of Forgiveness

Today’s guest post is from Leslie Leyland Fields.  Leslie is speaking at the Hearts at Home conference this week! It’s not too late to join us for the conference– registration is still available! Leslie is an international speaker who has written … Continue reading

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Why Do Kids Make Mistakes?

Here’s another peek behind the pages of No More Perfect Kids! Pick up your copy of the book between this Thursday, March 13 and March 23 and you’ll get over $100 in bonus resources! Find out more at NoMorePerfect.com!  Does it ever … Continue reading

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We made it to 19!

I’m excited to share that four more Compassion kids now have a sponsor, bringing the grand total for my 50th birthday wish to 19!   While I don’t like to not meet a goal, I’m still thrilled that there are … Continue reading

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Say Yes to the Mess

Today’s guest post is from Crystal Paine.  Crystal is a wife, mom of three, and founder of MoneySavingMom.com, one of the most popular personal finance blogs on the web. Her second book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, released in January … Continue reading

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