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Thanks to Pre-Teaching, Melanie Sees the Future

Years ago I was participating in a sewing activity at my church. Many women had gathered at the church with their sewing machines. At this activity, there was a four-year-old girl that kept touching the knobs o... more
Father correcting son

Voice Tone: How Do You Sound?

Dear Nicholeen, I attended your seminar in Bountiful. I certainly had many other choices about how to use that time and I am very glad that I chose to come. I glanced at your blog the day before and because... more
Family Riding Bikes

Roles, Rights, Property and Parenting

Login or create a login to hear this audio class. (Don't forget to verify your email too.) Recently, I was asked to speak at the "Stand for the Family" conference. They requested that I give this presentation.... more

Praise for Parents!

I want to thank you all for your great comments over the years regarding your success and transformation as parents! It's so good to hear your stories.  I'm constantly receiving emails with comments... more
Falling Dominos

The Law of Cause and Effect is True

"Cause and effect is as absolute and undeviating in the hidden realm of thought as in the world of visible and material things."  We cannot change cause and effect no matter how hard we try. Bad will always... more
Grumpy girl

Always Stay Consistent with Consequences Earned

"Yesterday my 8 year old was grumpy when asked to do something, so he earned a negative consequence.  I asked him to choose a job from the job jar. I explained that the job would help him change his heart. ... more