Month: February 2019

a dad playing superheroes with his son
Parenting

4 Ways to Make Dad Feel Great

Do you like adventure? Want to travel to places unknown? Congratulations! Along with the birth of your baby comes the beginning of a lifelong adventure in learning for you and your partner – about yourselves, each other, and your child. Put this positive frame around the additional responsibilities of caring for the person who has

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Mother and toddler son, praying at home, sitting on bed in bedroom
Parenting

What Kind of Example Am I to My Child?

Our dear friend Cathy once told us one of our favorite childrearing stories. It goes like this: One hot summer evening, Cathy had a fun-filled dinner party, complete with families, friends and neighbor children. But after her friends left, Cathy’s 3-year old-daughter exclaimed, “Oh, am I glad they’re gone!” “I asked myself, Where did my

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two grandparents playing with their grandchild outside
Parenting

Are You Playing Favorites With Your Grandchildren?

Keeping everybody happy when there is more than one grandchild takes political genius. But you need to try your hand at it, even if your grandchildren don’t know a Democrat from a Republican. Trust us, their parents are keeping score, and it’s generally the first grandchild who gets the lion’s share of attention. But how

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