Parenting

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Parenting. Being a parent. This is a job so big; so all-encompassing, that if we stop and think about it–we can easily become overwhelmed! Or, just waking up with 25 child-related things that IMMEDIATELY need your attention can be overwhelming as well. Yep. I don’t know about you, but when my IMMEDIATE To Do List continues […]

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Your child is two, three or four. Is it too early to think about character issues? Not at all. In fact, NOW–during the first five years–is the critical period in building your child’s moral compass. Structural engineers are paid high salaries for the scientific, architectural, and artistic skills necessary for designing buildings, bridges and other […]

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There are similar principles at work when we consider how skyscrapers are built and how your child’s character is constructed. Character building within your child during the first 5 years will help prevent character crumbling during the teen years. Have you ever looked up at a massive skyscraper or a very old historic building with its […]

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Have you ever considered that parenting is a skill? That parenting skills can be taught, learned and practiced just like other skills? Think about this: What is something that you are good at? What skill or activity do you feel completely competent in doing? More than likely, you also really enjoy this specific skill, job […]

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