Category: Parenting

No word for a parent who loses a child

I’ve struggled this week to find words that properly honor the grief that families in our country are going through and I was reminded of a post I did on November 16, 2011, after hearing from parents who lost their … Continue reading

When should you give up on your child?

In discussing how to deal with difficult employees, a noted healthcare consultant (Quint Studer) advised that it’s time to terminate an employee when you find yourself working harder than they are to correct their misbehavior. There are times when parents … Continue reading

Resolving parental conflicts

Jason’s dad loved sports as a youngster, and encouraged athletic participation from the time his son was a toddler.  This caused tremendous conflict between the parents, as Jason’s mom felt her son’s interests were only intended to gain his dad’s … Continue reading

‘Tis the season for giving

At the end of the summer, I wondered what we could do in our house to teach the boys more about giving back to the community.  We have been including them with the church’s food pantry and ushering with Alex … Continue reading

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