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One Easy Way to Preserve Family Memories

Lasting memories can easily be forgotten if they’re not recorded. Keeping a record of them will ensure that the precious parts of your family’s past don’t get forgotten.familymemoriesfamilies working toge... more

Teenaged Boy Shows Crowd the Spirit to Succeed

The air was sticky with moisture and it was noisy from the sound of parents and siblings talking in between heats. The next heat of swimmers was on the blocks ready to swim the 400-meter freestyle event.age gro... more

Moral Back-To-School Lesson For Families

No matter where your children go to school or what age they are, there is one lesson they must have for their future happiness and success — and it's one only parents can teach properly.training the conscienc... more

Laugh Therapy For Families

There is hardly a day that goes by that I don't find myself laughing, belly-laugh type laughing, with my children.  Just the other day Porter and I were driving down the road and I mixed my words up which was... more

Why You’re Not Your Daughter’s Best Friend

“What do you want your relationship with your child to be like?”  I asked a group of dedicated parents attending one of my Teaching Self-Government workshops. raising confident childrenmother daughter fri... more

Silliness — There’s a Time and a Place

When I was growing up, I remember constantly hearing my father say, “There is a time and a place for everything. This is neither the time nor the place.” attention seeking behaviorsteaching children to be... more