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
    Apr

    Even More Good Reasons To Take a Tech Break!

    Would you like more good news? On Monday, I shared that kids can learn impulse control and self-regulation by playing and interacting with their parents. This has maybe never been more important since using lots of technology delays the development of both. There are more

    24
    Apr

    Take a Tech Break! Play, Talk, and Interact Instead

    78% of the parents surveyed in a new study by Barna Research, in cooperation with Andy Crouch, indicated raising their kids today is more complicated than when their parents raised them. Technology was the number one reason they listed. Do you agree? Let me share

  • 19
    Apr

    Contentment & Happiness by Steve Baker

    Today I’m posting a devotional from the book Steve Baker wrote. As a dad, grandfather, and Christian school administrator, he wrote the devotionals in O Taste and See to encourage parents and children to learn from God’s Word together. Each is related to one or more

    12
    Apr

    Help Children Know What They Do Well So They Do Things Well

    Differences between middle schoolers and high schoolers were obvious. Sadly, they almost always are. During a recent chapel at an impressive Christian school, one group eagerly raised their hands to answer my questions. The other group did not. Can you predict which was which? Who

  • 10
    Apr

    Empower Your Child, And Yourself, With A Quality Support System

    The last five days have been unusual. It’s been hard to choose a blog topic because there’s so much I could write about. If you follow me on Facebook, you might have seen that my journey from Fort Worth to Mt Vernon, Ohio, to speak

    5
    Apr

    Bringing Comfort The “Smarts” Way

    Henry did fantastic today! He toured the entire hospital, got a million pets and treats from docs, nurses, and the volunteer and marketing staff. Also visited a special patient, a young woman recently and mysteriously paralyzed from the waist down. Hen got in bed and

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