Feedback isn’t always necessary

In today’s world, everyone has an opinion. Maybe it is about religion. Perhaps politics? Every once in a while someone will chime in about how you raise your children. Heck, this blog itself is packed full of opinions (I happen to feel like they are correct though.) That’s just the way that we are. If […]

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Invest In Those Around You

I love to see compassion at work. You know, I focus a lot on self-improvement on this blog. I write about ways to improve our parenting skills, ways to improve our finances and ways to simply navigate through this strange life but that always begs the question, “Why?” Why should we improve our finances? Why […]

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That Narrow Path

My wife and I were talking about financial issues with some of the boys in our care recently. Elisa was laying out some statistics that she had picked up off of an article she had recently read about finances. She said that, based on age and current salary, every person should have a certain amount stashed away […]

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Build Each Other Up

Have you ever been in the store shopping and your child starts throwing a fit in front of everyone? Of course, you have. Every child does it. It is not rooted in whether or not we are good parents. There is something else going on. Your child wants to be his or her own authority. Your […]

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Finish what you start

One of our goals in life should be to maximize the amount of free time that we have with our families. While being employed is extremely important and necessary for sustaining and adult life and family, it means very little if it is consuming your time and leaving you with little enjoyment. With that said, […]

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