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How Smart?

How Smart?

“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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  • 16
    Apr

    Engaging All Eight “Smarts” Can Empower A Well Lived Life

    Choosing to use several smarts at the same time is wise. As I tell people when I teach, although I separate them to explain them, they actually never work alone. Knowing about the eight allows us to draw upon them as we need them. This

    14
    Apr

    Changing Expectations Can Be Healthy

    When circumstances change, expectations sometimes should, too. Children would benefit from realizing this and learning how to do it. Otherwise, they can be discouraged for no good reason. Jill Savage and I, in our new book No More Perfect Kids: Love Your Kids For Who

  • 9
    Apr

    What Are You Saying? The Importance Of Translation And Clarity

    When speaking to moms at the Hearts at Home conference in Budapest, Hungary, last Saturday, Erika translated my English into Hungarian. If she wouldn’t have, the Hungarian moms would have been lost. Confused. Untaught. Angry. I hope I would have seen their confused looks as

    7
    Apr

    Little Things May Be Big

    On the first flight on my European adventure last Wednesday, the flight attendant asked if I’d like cookies or pretzels with my water. Because I didn’t care, I responded, “Surprise me.” She was flabbergasted. It was such a fun moment. Her grin was huge when

  • 31
    Mar

    An Open Door: Embracing The Opportunity To Influence

    When I walked into Jim Daly’s office, I teared up. Even though he’s the President of Focus on the Family and I was there to record our interview, I wasn’t embarrassed. I felt free. He and John Fuller, the host of the show, noticed my

    24
    Mar

    Welcome Focus On The Family Listeners!

    At Celebrate Kids, we focus on children and we want you to, too. If you’re here for the first time because you heard me on Focus on the Family Radio, welcome! We encourage and support parents because you are your children’s first and most important

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