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Connecting with Your Son

This week I celebrate the birth of my firstborn.  Ethan is now a 12 year old middle schooler! As he grows up, I know a challenge for many moms is to stay connected to their tween/teen son.  When they are babies, connection comes easily. When they are toddlers and preschoolers and […]



Five Ways to Become a More Positive, Purposeful Parent

Parenting is a tough job whether you have toddlers, teenagers or any age in-between.  If you’ve snapped at your kids lately or been frustrated by their behavior, take a moment to review these five ways to become a more positive, purposeful parent now: #1:  Make character building the highest priority. […]


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Fostering a Growth Mindset in Your Child

We are fully immersed in school in the Pellicane household.  Being on a year-round schedule, we started on July 20 and are practically experts now at back to school! I must tell you a happy school story.  At Noelle’s 5th grade orientation, I was so pleased when her teacher talked […]



Book Giveaway: With All Due Respect

***This giveaway is now closed.  Congrats to our winner Heather!***   Authors Debbie Hitchcock and Nina Roesner are new friends and I’m so glad to introduce their new book With All Due Respect to you about parenting teens. I listened recently to Debbie’s interview with Family Life Today and the difficult […]


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Podcast: Ruth Schwenk on Becoming a Happy Mom

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here:   My wonderful friend Ruth Schwenk is a pastor’s wife, mom of 4, author and blogger extraordinaire.  A few weeks ago, I hosted a giveaway of her new book (co-authored with her husband Patrick) titled For Better or For Kids: A Vow to […]



Proverbs 31 Giveaway: 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife

***This giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations to our book winner Jan!*** Welcome new Proverbs 31 friends!  What a blessing to meet you here.  As you read in today’s Proverbs 31 devotion, even correction – although it can hurt at the time – bears sweet fruit if we will let it. […]


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Teach Your Kids to Look Up When Walking Or Else…

My Caucasian husband James loves to poke fun at me, his Asian wife.  He says I’m powered by orange chicken (I’m up for that!). I did read a crazy Asia story that gives a solid reason to poke fun.  There was a Taiwanese tourist who walked off a pier while […]