Tag Archives: family assets

Considering the collapse of parenting

Let’s talk about the recent Maclean’s article “The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up”. Written by Cathy Gulli, the article is based on expert opinion about the current demise of parenting. The article is spreading … Continue reading

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Why Family Assets really matter: my mission trip to Honduras

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel with my mother and her friends on a mission to Central America.  Our mission was to provide service in a variety of capacities at El Hogar, a home for poor … Continue reading

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Family Matters: Relationships are key!

Family matters.  It’s simple, the key is to develop a positive relationship with your children. Start early, this will BE  one of their greatest protective factors in life. There are no secret ingredients, no gimmicks, no quick fixes. It’s about … Continue reading

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Family Dinners – Important for Babies and Toddlers Too

It is soooo tempting to serve two dinners on weeknights when you’ve got an older baby, toddler or preschooler at home. Young kids need to eat early, dinners with them can be hectic, and the foods they prefer may not … Continue reading

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Family First: Simple acts make a big difference…

As we wrap up National Family Week, it makes me stop to appreciate my wonderful and sometimes crazy family life. Even though I work with parenting every day and have many accreditations, I am far from being the perfect mother … Continue reading

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