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.

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The Best Positive Parenting Tips for Moms

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Here are the best 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┬áhave also added the expertise of others who know about parenting, family, and…

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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. And I felt…

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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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Is your pre-schooler 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 seconds just to keep…

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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. So how do…

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13 Epic Ways to Be the Best (or Worst) 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…

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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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When You Feel Like You Have Failed as a Parent

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Do you feel like you have failed as a parent? I understand. If you are reading this, you are probably upset about some failures you have had as a parent. It can be a painful process as we are far from perfect when on the parenting journey. We feel guilty when we fail. Maybe even…

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7 Helpful Tips to Get Your Baby Sleep Through the Night

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Would you like to get your baby to sleep through the night? Are you tired of co-sleeping or bed-sharing with your child? (Co-sleeping means in your room. Bed-sharing means in your bed.) I must admit, I loved the extra loving and snuggling with my little one in bed, but after a few weeks of co-sleeping,…

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37 Easy Ways to Help Your Child be School-Ready

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Do you know how to help your child be school-ready? Most parents want to do the best they can to make sure their child is prepared for school, but they don’t know what to do or how to do it. I can help you. I am an English teacher, and I taught my own kids…

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