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
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
This article originally appeared over at The Good Men Project. It is an excellent read and I thought it would add a lot to the conversation over here. Brian Goslee unpacks what it looks like to be a good father. Yet, he goes a little further and looks at what it means to be a […]Read More 4 Ways to Become a Better Dad
My wife and I homeschool our children. Well, actually, my wife homeschools our children and I help out from time to time. However, regardless of the teaching arrangement, my children are both receiving an education that is centered on our home instead of the public school system. Now, we do not necessarily have anything against […]Read More 10 Great Math Apps for Ages 5-8
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