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Life at Home

A teenage girl asked her parents if she could get a nose ring. They were dead set against the idea. However, the daughter was persistent with her pleas, and eventually they reluctantly conceded and gave their permission for her to get the nose ring. 117 more words

Christian Living

I Don't Want to Raise a Good Child

by Lysa TerKeurst

Nothing makes the mother of a toddler feel more incapable than seeing her naked child splashing in the fountain at the mall.LysaTerKeurst shares why she doesn’t want to raise a “good” child. 764 more words


I Can Do It Myself

“My baby is so strong willed.”

“My toddler has a mind of his own.”

“My pre-schooler wants to be independent, always wants to do for himself. 484 more words


Active Parenting.

Back in my educational days, the phrase “active learning, active teaching” was something you heard at almost every conference which happened what seemed like everyday of the week. 787 more words

There's No Such Thing as a Non-Working Parent

Article published recently in The Catholic Weekly.

On my blog recently I referred to ‘non-working parents’ and to a school day I spent at home with my young sons as one of my ‘non-working’ days. 634 more words

Pitter Patter

Fiction or Non-Fiction?

It amazes me how our children pick up on things that are on our minds and hearts, without us even speaking them.

Or maybe it’s just that I’m tying what they’re asking into what’s weighing on me. 500 more words

Our Words, Our Children

There is something that makes me truly mad. It’s when I hear parents talk down to their kids. When they talk to their children as if they are worthless or idiots. 478 more words