Tag Archives: Parenting

On Doing the Right Thing

Doing the right thing sounds simple enough in concept, but it is quite difficult in practice. Is it even worth the effort? Continue reading

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Parenting Through Trauma

Trauma affects the majority of people. People who have experienced trauma should be aware of how trauma may effect their parenting. Their is no shame in having experienced trauma and likewise no shame in seeking help. Continue reading

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Securely Attaching

There are many misconceptions regarding attachment parenting. What is attachment parenting? A phrase I particularly like that describes the relationship between secure attachment and later success is “Early dependence leads to later independence.” Continue reading

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Ignore the Noise, Focus on Your Child

Learn the importance of being sensitive and attentive to your children in early childhood…while not beating yourself up for not being perfect. Continue reading

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Parenting Towards a Better World

Parents have a unique opportunity to teach their children about the world and how to respond to injustice in our communities and in the world. Here are some suggestions to help you be intentional in raising your children to be responsible and caring members of the community. Continue reading

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What Children Need to Have the Best Chance at Later Success in Life

In order for children to have the best chance at later success in life, it is important for parents to be sensitive to their children’s needs. These needs vary at different stages of development. Want to learn some way to help your children have the best chance for success? This article is for you. Continue reading

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Is it Worth it?

Is it Worth it? I have often heard that when a child is born, everything changes for the parent. When my first child was born, I did not feel this way. Yes, my wife and I got less sleep than … Continue reading

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Why Are Kids So Whiny?

Threat Level Medium: Why Are Kids So Whiny? Why are kids so whiny? I honestly don’t know. I’m sure there’s an academic explanation based on sound child development theory for why kids are whiny. If I had to guess, the … Continue reading

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I Hate Children’s Music

I Hate Children’s Music Perhaps “hate” is too strong of a word but “extremely dislike” doesn’t seem to convey my sentiment strongly enough. But to be fair, to paraphrase Hansel in Zoolander, The music [kid’s musicians] create, I don’t really like … Continue reading

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Raising Up Dads

Raising Up Dads Every Mother’s Day, mothers are celebrated for the significant role they play in their children’s lives. And, they should be celebrated. Mothers go through a tremendous amount of pain to give life to their children. Mothers routinely … Continue reading

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