8 Great Smarts

8 Great Smarts

“You think I’m smart? Really? You mean I shouldn’t let kids call me stupid? Which of the 8 smarts do I have a lot of?”
5 Core Needs

5 Core Needs

“I can see how my unhealthy identity is causing relationship issues and doubts about my future. I want to learn more.”
No Perfect Kids

No Perfect Kids

“I do want to raise the kids we were given and not the kids we wish we had. Thank you for your help!”
Tech Savvy Kids

Tech Savvy Kids

“I had no idea my kids’ negative beliefs and behaviors were caused by the technology they use. This is so eye-opening!”

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  • 26
    Jun

    Taking A Spiritual Inventory

    Because of some recent bumps and bruises as I do this thing called living, I was prompted to complete a spiritual inventory I always do at the end of the year. I think about these things regularly, but it’s rare that I sit down and

    21
    Jun

    Honoring Our Children Will Manifest Beauty in Exhilarating Ways

    Sometimes I audibly gasp when reading Facebook posts. That happened last night as I read a post by my friend, Valerie, about her parenting journey and her 15-year-old daughter’s choice. Learning about the 8 great ways kids are smart and other principles of honoring children

  • 19
    Jun

    Favorite Bible Verses About God, My Father

    On this day after Father’s Day, I’ve just read many of my favorite Bible verses about God, my Father. I thought you might be encouraged if you read them, too. (They’re all the English Standard Version.) “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is

    13
    Jun

    Celebrating Flag Day, In A Whole New Light

    I joke with people that I bleed red, white, and blue because I love America so much. I was raised in a flag waving, politically active family. My grandfather (my mom’s dad) was an alderman in my city for over 25 years and then elected

  • 11
    Jun

    Honoring Dave Koch, My Brother

    My brother, Dave, turns 65 today. That’s hard to believe! When speaking to children and teens, I love telling them that their siblings can be their best friends. Dave and I were. We still are. I’m blessed with many great memories of growing up with

    6
    Jun

    Relax! Be An Encouragement To Your Teen

    God generously created each of us with 8 Great Smarts. Helping children and teens understand they’re all smart in different ways has been invigorating for all of us at Celebrate Kids, Inc. During the past few years, encouraging parents with this truth has been rich.

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