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Book Summary: Parenting with a Story

Author Paul Smith firmly believes that everyone has a story to tell and that children learn best from stories, not lectures. He gathered more than 1,500 personal stories from around the world and selected the very best to create Parenting with a Story, a collection intended to aid parents as they teach their children important values.

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Raising Global Children – Episode 67

How do we raise children who feel at home in the world? How do we create homes full of rich traditions, fun (and educational) discussions, and exciting new experiences that build character and compassion? This podcast will show you how.


Everyday Traditions: Episode 15

Want a stronger family, but don’t know quite where to start? What would you say if we told you there were some easy things you could do TODAY to make a huge difference in the feeling of your home? Join Saren and April for a lively discussion about everyday traditions.

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Crafting Your Family Identity: Episode 10

In this episode, April and Saren offer concrete ideas to help you decide together who you want to be as a family and come up with fun family mottos, mission statements, cheers, and/or songs to help you support that vision.

Forget making the perfect holiday. Enjoy Christmas WITH your family.

The Holidays: Stop, Simplify, Enjoy

As a mom, you have the opportunity to see the sparkle in your children’s eyes, so be deliberate in what you want to accomplish this season. Don’t be so overwhelmed and overscheduled that you miss it.

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Family Fun Jar – A Gift That Keeps on Giving

The Family Fun Jar has become one of the most anticipated gifts our children get on Christmas Day – and it’s a gift that keeps on giving all year long. Learn about how to create your own Family Fun Jar and check out the free download offered.