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What Do I Do When My Child Always Wants More?

Thanks parents for joining us with this month’s online parenting class! This month, we are asking some questions that I bet all of us have had to ask at some time: “What do I do when my child always wants more?” “What do I do when it seems to never be enough and the demands…

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All Aboard the Potty Train!

All aboard! Ready or not, it may be time for you and your little one to board the potty train! This is one of those milestones that you are either excited about tackling or you are dreading it, but we all have to deal with it. We can’t send them off to Kindergarten in diapers!…

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Lunch Box Notes

The morning rush before school is full of daily routines and a bit of chaos. But, in the midst of the madness lies an opportunity for you to offer a regular infusion of faithful encouragement. This resource is designed to help you offer a daily note of encouragement to your teenager. We’ll help you get…

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How to RESPOND Instead of REACT to Your Teenager?

This month we are talking about how to RESPOND to your teenager instead of REACTING to your teenager. If you missed last week’s online class, you can go here to find it online. Did you do your homework from last week? Have you looked up Proverbs 15:1? This great truth is the first thought that you can bring to…

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What’s the Difference Between Reacting and Responding?

Actually there is a huge difference. If you and I can understand that difference, we can build bridges instead of walls in our relationships with teenagers. This month’s online parenting class is focused on helping you as a parent learn some tips to “Respond” to your teenager in a healthy way. I want to start by…

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Is Separation Anxiety Real For My Preschooler?

Either you’ve already experienced it, you’re in the middle of it or it’s on the horizon. What is it? Separation anxiety. Pediatricians help us understand that separation anxiety is so tough on kids because they don’t understand object permanence. A child realizes mom is gone and what they think is, “Oh my gosh, MY MOM…

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Bullying: No One Messes With MY Child!

Parents, this is a big day as we start our online parenting class. We’re jumping right into a topic that you’ve probably already experienced with your child or know is on the horizon: bullying. If you stop long enough to think about bullying, you probably have horrifying flashbacks to something you’ve experienced. It’s one thing…

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Take Time for Yourself

Hi! I hope your week is off to a great start! This month, our Online Parenting Class (click link to watch video) is on the topic of “The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child,” and addresses the importance of self-care. The topic of this lesson is especially important because if you aren’t taking great care of yourself, you…

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