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Encouragement

Teen-Culture and the Land of Make Believe

Historically, as young people approached the age of 18, they would start to spread their wings and transition into adulthood by stepping outside of their comfort zones. Sadly, times have changed.... more

Raising Independent Children

Freedom in the family is the key to raising children who are freer and more independent. The problem is, most people don’t understand freedom.... more

Support Call 5-3-19

This Call Covers:

Preventing excessive consequences

Going out of instructional control during the 24 hour loss of privliges

Teaching children to play independently

Children who don't like praise

Bedtime restlessness

Helping children who are hoarders

Teaching positivity to younger children

Lazy Chore Cure

In an ideal world, children would dutifully do their chores not only as effectively as Mom or Dad would do them, but also without delay.... more

Healthy Independence vs. Rebellion

Many parents of teen- or pre-teen-aged youth are confused about whether teenage rebellion is an attitude problem or whether the child is displaying healthy independence.... more

Stitching That Holds the Family Together

“If our society is coming apart at the seams, it is because the tailor and the seamstress in the home are not producing the kind of stitching that will hold under stress.... more

Charitable Parenting

Even though the mistakes our children make are glaring us in the face, we also know that each of our children has certain attributes that make them wonderful, individual, and precious to us.... more

How to Help Kids Enjoy Doing Work!

It’s all too common in many modern households to hear sighs, grumbling, complaining and whining from children when parents give reminders of daily work responsibilities, or when additional work assignments ar... more