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Priorities

Grumpy Children Doing Dishes

He Won't Do His Chores?

A few years ago, I received a letter from a woman regarding her nine-year-old son, Colin. Her problem was one that many other parents face. Colin regularly spent the entire day procrastinating his chores. On to... more
Mother cuddling on bed with children

The Wrong List

I participate in a few discussion groups that have inspiring and thought-provoking conversations. I remember many years ago the topic on one of these groups was how much alone time parents need to be refreshed... more

What Will You Sacrifice?

Sacrifice is vital for happiness. Most people think the word “sacrifice” is bad and sounds like a hardship, not a joyful journey. Happiness sounds much better!... more
Moon shining in the clouds and stars

Families Of Light

"Mommy, what makes the moon shine?" asked my six-year-old daughter, Londyn.  "The moon reflects the light of the sun,"  I responded. After a brief discussion about the moon and the sun, I realized that her... more

Who Are You This Christmas?!

Christmas is full of symbols and characters that inspire us and that we can relate to. We all want to be Santa for someone each year, so we look for needs that we c... more

Support Call 12-1-17

This Call Covers:

  • How to help high-energy children interact with each other and not get hurt
  • How long/often you should hold your child in the calm down spot
  • Giving very tired children consequences and corrections.  How to deal with excuses.
  • Helping children reach economic goals
  • Stopping children from stealing food.
  • How to balance homeschool and housework