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?
Do you have any participation trophies on your bookshelf? You know what I mean right? You were on the team so you received an award. Maybe it’s a soccer medal that would be exceptional if it were not hanging around the necks of every single child in the entire league. See, there is nothing exceptional […]Read More Teach Them To Lose
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
We can find all kinds of ways to mess up our children without really putting much effort into it. I don’t say that to scare anyone, but it is true. Now, I am not talking about physically breaking them, though you definitely should not do that. And, you will find that they will do a […]Read More Don’t Break Your Kids
We all want out children to grow up to be responsible adults. Or, at least we should want that for our children. I suppose there are parents out there who simply do not care how their children turn out. I have written a book to help us all to not be those people but, it […]Read More Teach Your Children about Money
Have you reached that point where you feel that your kids are old enough to be doing chores? Do they spend way too much time plopped down in front of the television? Are they starting to develop that sense of entitlement that inevitably comes from having everything handed to them but not having to contribute […]Read More 8 Chore Ideas for Kids Ages 10 to 12