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Children (4-10)

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

Treasure the Little Ones

As I rounded the corner of a shopping isle at a local grocery store, I heard crying. Through tears a young girl, about 8 years old, said, “Tell me what it is Mom. Tell me what this is.”... more

The Battle Hymn of a Just Parent

“I like Dad better than Mom,” I said to my younger brother one sunny afternoon while sitting on the back of our rusty old Suburban. The moment I said that I knew th... 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