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Do You Know Someone Making a Difference?  Tell Me Now!

Do You Know Someone Making a Difference? Tell Me Now!

Dear Readers, Friends & Family, I’m just throwing it out there: I write & I want to help people who are doing great things for their community, their country, or their world. If you know someone who fits that, have them email me personally. You can also email me, but I’ll need comprehensive contact info […]

Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Their refrigerator is covered with artwork, homework, drawings and special notes. Scattered about the house are toys, craft supplies, and evidence of completed and uncompleted school projects. The yard is not much different. Sports equipment, and more toys, are constant reminders of the kids. But the kids are not the Paddock’s biological kids. They’re neighborhood […]

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember about You

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we’re creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away.  We all have regrets.  In reality, a number of woulda, coulda, shouldas, haunt us all, but there doesn’t have to be so many of those. […]

How are you Smart? Wise Families Celebrate Different Kinds of Smart

How are you smart? Today’s Learning Guest Post is written by “Intentional Parenting” blogger and faith-based author Carole Sparks.  I love it when everyday families make learning an everyday conversation.  Carole’s family sat down together for a family discussion on what it means to be smart, and the results almost channel “Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences” […]

5 Ways Parents Can Negatively Impact Their Teen’s Reputation

5 Ways Parents Can Negatively Impact Their Teen’s Reputation

By Chester Goad Ed.D. There are many ways teens can damage their own reputations without our help.  After all, their frontal lobes aren’t even fully developed, so they are in a sense, biologically bound to make mistakes. Making poor choices, rash decisions, and acting impulsively are all teen trademarks that contribute to the reputation they […]

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