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Planning a vacation this year? Read this first.

Your kids are watching you. Constantly. All the subtle messages from the way you live life are being absorbed by their active little minds, even...

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A Quirky, Fun Joy Builder for Your Home

Life is fast these days. The hectic pace can be stressful, and sometimes parents and children alike can get impatient and maybe even snippy. This...

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Beat Boredom This Summer With These 4 Tips

Research has shown that being bored is not such a bad thing for kids.  Boredom can foster creativity and patience.  Yet, when a parent hears...

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A Surprisingly Powerful Strategy to Spice Up Your Christmas

Last Christmas I pulled out God’s Word to read the familiar passages of Luke 2:4-20 to my niece and nephews and extended family. The version...

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Beat Boredom with These Four Tips

  Research has shown that being bored is not such a bad thing for kids.  Boredom can foster creativity and patience.  Yet, when a parent...

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Can Family Meetings Really Work?

Family Meetings: just the words send some parents into a state of anxiety while kids yawn and get immediately distracted. But with a few simple...

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What’s Your Child Really Saying?

It was the first warm day of spring in Minnesota, which usually means MUD. The ground was still soggy from the snow melt, but the...

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The Joy of Family Chores: A Tale of Two Moms

  In a family, we all need each other. We are a team, and we share in the responsibility of the household. “God has arranged...

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How to Help Your Kids Like Each Other

At times, children naturally enjoy each other. But conflict is inevitable. If parents allow it, isolated conflicts can turn into a persistent rivalry with the power...

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10 Screen-Free Ways to Have Fun With Your Kids

  We have talked before about some “DOs and DON’Ts” of how to peel your kids off the screen. It may seem difficult to help...

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