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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 have also added the expertise of others who know about parenting, family, and…

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Mom Life: Is Your Pre-Schooler in Charge?

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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. I have seen grown adults cower many times to the cries of their pre-schooler and capitulate within seconds just to keep the…

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Christian Teen Dating: How to Talk 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 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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How 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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How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night Alone

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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, I got a good glimpse of my future. It was going to…

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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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25 Ways to Make Reading Fun for Your Child

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Would you like to make reading fun for your reluctant reader? As a mom who is a speech/drama and English teacher, I longed for the days when I would catch my children up too late reading a good book under the covers. Unfortunately, that never happened. My kids were too busy playing outside during the…

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Raising Boys: The Most Important Thing to do as a Parent

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Are you raising boys? If you are, I can understand the struggles of getting them out the door every day–alive. I have one son and one daughter. They are both grown now, but I still remember what they were like when they were little. From the moment they were born, I noticed a significant difference…

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