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Important Things

Those voices all around me; “You’re wasting time,” they say. The yard, dishes, big project Were waiting for today   My lists are overwhelming; Still waiting to be checked.quality timesnugglessocksstories... more

Freeing Fathers from False Identities

The role of fatherhood seems to have been under attack for a good portion of my 42 years of life.Fathershonoring fathersproper rolesRolesthe importance of rolessocial skills... more
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Freedom Without Consequences

Is your teenaged child not getting everything done that they need to in the day? Are they slacking off on their duties and assignments? I had a mother present me with a similar situation, concerned about her 16... more

Defending Motherhood

Considering the consistent shouts for equality for women and the blatant attacks on motherhood, motherhood needs defending.joyful mothersbecoming a joyful adultmother daughter friendshiphow to balance work and... more

6 Steps for Making Siblings Friends, Not Foes

One night, after my parents left to go on a date, my brother and I started fighting.correcting siblingssibling rivalrysibling relationsfighting siblingsdisconnection from younger siblingssibling interactionRole... more

Respecting Parental Authority

Training a horse is much like training a child. Treat a horse as if it were your friend, they become overly confident and take control, leaving you at your wit's end as you try to regain control of them.Gemshor... more

Solutions for Today’s Teenage Sexual Problems

The other day I was attending a very heated legislative committee meeting in Utah where changes to the way state school teachers teach about sexual health were proposed.change of heartparentingteenagersComprehe... more