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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  • 15
    Feb

    Diana Waring Interviews “Nature Smart”

    Interests and abilities. They’re both valid when thinking about multiple intelligences. The ways we and our children are smart show up first as interests. Then, when these interests are responded to, abilities may follow. They may not. Or low ability may follow, but not high.

    13
    Feb

    Content, Grateful, Loved, And Single

    When I was a young adult, my brother and his wife called me into their bedroom during a family gathering. They had never done this before, so I knew something was up. Both Dave and Debbie spoke, but my brother took the lead. They just

  • 8
    Feb

    “Come to Momma!”

    Upon entering the room, you’re surprised your child is standing. You realize a big milestone is about to occur. You don’t shout, “Sit down. You might hurt yourself!” Instead, you have someone run to get the video camera while you get in position. You expect

    6
    Feb

    Welcome Focus On The Family Radio Listeners!

    Welcome! If you’re here for the first time because you listened to No More Perfect Kids on Focus on the Family Radio, we’re glad you’re here! You are your children’s first and most important teacher. The ways you love them, mentor them, and teach them matter!

  • 1
    Feb

    Diana Waring Interviews “Word Smart”

    Did you watch Diana Waring’s video about being body smart that I hosted on my blog last Wednesday? It was so important because far too many people believe children with this intelligence are not smart. Today’s video (below) is about word smart – the one

    30
    Jan

    Friendship And The Adolescent Brain by Jerusha & Jeramy Clark

    Today Jerusha Clark and her husband, Jeramy are guest blogging for me for a second time. I met Jerusha when we spoke together at a convention and I instantly loved her and definitely have come to respect her as I got to know her work.

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