Adventures in Parenting takes us into the life of an individual or couple who are currently (or have been) parents in order to get an idea of how they navigate their way through the process of raising up their children. So, here’s how this works. This week’s guest is Jennifer Colbert. I have provided her […]Read More Adventures in Parenting – Jennifer Colbert
When my daughter was younger (as in two or three), we had no problem getting her to eat healthy food. She was always up for veggies and other healthy options. I remember having a conversation with my wife about how awesome it was that healthy eating seemed to be in her future. Then, she discovered […]Read More What Are You Feeding Them?
When someone is hurting, they will do nearly anything that it takes to release the pain that is going on inside of them. This is especially true when that person is hurting emotionally. What is odd about this is that an individual will lash out against those who are best equipped to help them. This […]Read More Build a Bridge
Dr. James Dobson tells us that, “the amount of live language directed to a child (not to be confused with television, radio, or overheard conversations) is vital to her development of fundamental linguistic, intellectual, and social skills.” (The New Strong-Willed Child, 96) This quote was in regards to fourteen-month-old children. However, this need never goes […]Read More Stop and listen
Do you have children who are growing up right in front of your face and leaving you with the feeling that you are losing time? Well, I have the answer for what ails you. Spend the time that you have left with them. Don’t let a day pass that leaves you regretting how little you spent with […]Read More They’re not getting any younger
I have two absolutely amazing children. Sydney is a little over half way to adulthood at this point and that is crazy to me. It seems like we just brought her home from the hospital yesterday. People warned me that she would grow up fast and they weren’t kidding. I wish that I could slow […]Read More That empty nest