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This One Simple Thing Will Help Your Children Avoid Misbehaviors

That is right, doing this one simple thing will help your children avoid: drugs, obesity, alcohol, cigarettes, depression, inadequate grades, eating disorders, and teen pregnancies. Today our families are under attack from about every walk of life. Full schedules, media, computers, drugs, etc. are all taking away from family time and diminishing bonds of unity. […]

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New Year Resolution Realignment

The end of the first month in the year 2014 is about to be in the past. How are those resolutions and goals going for the year so far? Are they still goals of yours? I feel that the month end gives me a chance to reevaluate how my goals are going and recalibrate myself […]

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Gratitude Tree

Tips for Teaching Children About Gratitude

It is the season of thanksgiving and in a society generally felt to be overly entitled it falls on parents (including dads) to teach their children about gratitude. Today I’ve tried to gather some of my thoughts around ideas and ways we can help our kids show a little more thanks.

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Thank You Vets

Thankful For Our Veterans

              Today, we honor the millions of Americans who have fought for our freedom. May God bless these men and women and the families that support them. Thank you for your service.

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Proactive Time with My Children

We all know that we need to spend time with our children but how often do we proactively work toward creating memories. Sitting around the house watching TV or working on the computer while the children are in the room is not family time. The valuable time comes when you decide to make a memory.

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Children Books

Screen Reading vs Book Reading For Children

New Research finds that children’s on-screen reading overtakes reading in print. Research by the National Literacy Trust finds that for the first time children are reading more on computers and other electronic devices than they are reading books, magazines, newspapers and comics. While technology provides refreshing ways of engaging children in literature, the research found […]

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