This year, we are turning over a new leaf in our home. We will no longer ask our kids if they had fun, because, frankly, we don’t care. We want them to reap more than fun from life. We want them to be fulfilled. We want them to be excellent.
Can you think of something that seems totally inconsequential or unsophisticated, but it brings you physically and emotionally closer to the ones you love?
In our busy schedules, sometimes car time is all the time we have to spend together. So, we’ve decided that for our family, car time is a time to unplug from electronics and plug into each other.
Through experiencing this book, you will learn how deliberate gratitude can change every texture of your life.
My son Kyle was diagnosed at week 11 of my pregnancy with Trisomy 18, a fatal genetic disorder. We had two young daughters, and sometimes it was hard to know what to say to them about something so big, but I’m so glad we didn’t keep the truth from them.
As I look through the pages of our Family Journal, I feel some grief over the lost time and the gaps between entries, but I have to put the lost months and time behind me and be okay with starting again, right where we are at.
Failure, owies, even heartbreak; why should we wish these on our children? Author Sadie McCurry takes a look at the lessons learned by our children when they experience “bad” things. Why, they may even learn resilience!
Communication is more than just the act of listening. See what this mother learned about real communication and how it has helped her parent more effectively.
My experiences caring for foster children and adopting our two boys has changed my thoughts and feelings on the question of feeding infants.
When I’m swimming laps, quitting in the middle just isn’t an option–especially as I swim in deep water. The same is true for motherhood, but it’s not sink or swim. Here are the lessons I learned from the lap pool.