Family Life

How to have a Christian family life that is meaningful. Tips on how to make family time an important part of your day. Schedule suggestions, how to help siblings get along, and creating family memories that are positive. Suggestions for enhancing your family spiritually.

Quarrel with mom and daughter in a white room. The Ultimate Secret to Change Your Teen's Attitude

The Ultimate Secret to Change Your Teen’s Attitude

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The ultimate secret to change your teen’s attitude is through prayer. How do I know? I have raised two kids–a boy and a girl. They were great kids, but just like any other teen, they had areas in their life I could not change. I can’t tell you how much nagging, pushing and, yes, controlling…

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The Most Powerful Parenting Tips (from Successful Teens)

The Most Powerful Parenting Tips (from Successful Teens)

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As I sit in the classroom of my former school, I think about what it was like thirty-five years ago when I was a teenager sitting in these exact same desks. There were no cell phones or computers, no social media, no select sports, and no SAT prep classes. Well, at least not one that…

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Teacher Secrets to Help You Connect With Your Child

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Would you like to know the best teacher secrets to connect with your child? As a teacher, I can give you some great tips. I have raised two kids and taught kids for many years. There are certain things you can do to help you connect better. Perhaps you have a difficult teen you can…

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The Best Positive Parenting Tips for Moms Mom pushing a little boy on a swing.

The Best Positive Parenting Tips for Moms

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  Here are the best positive parenting tips you will ever find all in one place. And these tips are based on a Christian worldview. It is a combination of my experience as a mom (who has raised two kids) and as a teacher. I have also added the expertise of others who know about parenting,…

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Red ball ornament. Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

Estranged From Family at the Holidays: 7 Ways to Cope

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Are you estranged from family this holiday? Or maybe you are dealing with a family rift. I know how you feel. I spent 7 years estranged from my family, and it was awful. Frankly, it sucked. The holidays were the worst because they reminded me things were not right in my life. Pin it for…

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33 Ways to Bring Your Family Together at the Holidays-Mom Remade-

33 Amazing Ways to Bring Your Family Together at the Holidays

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  Do you want to bring your family together at the holidays? The best way to get your crew interested in family time is to create some holiday cheer and make some fun traditions. Here is a list of things my family has done over the years. I am so glad my husband and I…

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9 Sneaky Ways Your Pre-Schooler is in Charge and How to Fix It

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Are you wondering if your pre-schooler is in charge? You may not realize it, but a three-year-old could be running things in your home. It sounds funny and a bit ridiculous, but it happens all the time. Yikes! I have seen grown adults cower many times to the cries of their pre-schooler and capitulate within…

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Teen Dating: Best Secrets When Talking to Your Kids

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Teen dating. No big deal. That is until YOUR teen starts dating. That’s when everything changes. Suddenly, the conversations get real…scary. Thinking about your son or daughter out in the world without supervision is daunting. Unfortunately, the inevitable will happen. Sooner or later, your child will be alone with the opposite sex. Pin it for…

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13 Epic Ways to Be the Best Parent Ever

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Do you want to be the best parent ever? It’s a lofty goal but not impossible. In the meantime, it might be a good idea to make sure you are not the worst parent ever. You may wonder what I mean by this. This post can help you quit behaving in ways that are hurting…

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Little girl in a red shirt holding hands over her mouth as she is being fed broccoli on a fork by a woman's hand. Mind-Blowing Tips to Get a Picky Eater to Eat Everything

Mind-Blowing Tips to Get a Picky Eater to Eat Everything

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How do you get a picky eater to eat everything…well, almost everything? I bet you’re thinking, “Ha! Ha! She has never met my child. This will never happen.” Yep. I get that. But we all start out the same way when we are born. We neither like nor dislike anything when we come out of…

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