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Turn Bothers into Blessings

Welcome friends from Proverbs 31! I wrote in my Proverbs 31 devotional today about how our words matter.  Sometimes we can be nice to strangers but unkind to those closest to us.  Why?  I think it’s because we spend a lot of time together with our family and friends and […]


Podcast: Tricia Goyer on Calming Angry Kids

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Could you use some help calming down angry kids?  Calming yourself down? Help is on the way! Award winning author and mother of 10 (ten!), Tricia Goyer is here with words of wisdom that will change the environment of your home for the […]


Dealing with Loss and Failure with Your Kids

This week on FB Live, we’re talking about dealing with loss and failure with our kids.  Since it’s 9/11 today, it’s an appropriate day to pause and reflect on loss.  There are days of remembrance like this that can be used to teach our children about resilience and dependence on […]


New Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life

Today I’m honored to be a guest on Jeff Brown’s excellent Read to Lead Podcast.  We’re talking about digital habits for a balanced life from my bo Calm, Cool, and Connected.  You can listen to the conversation here. Here’s a brief excerpt from the interview for you to consider […]


7 Foods to Boost Your Mood

As we enter the October/November/December months, it’s the perfect time to think about our health and make some eating decisions before the onslaught of tasty treats comes our way! You know what I mean, right?  October brings Halloween candy into my home.  November brings Thanksgiving and extra eating.  December brings […]


Wearing Earbuds – Sorry I Don’t Want to Talk

Do your kids wear earbuds sometimes? Wearing earbuds can be a physical symbol that communicates, “I’m busy. Please don’t talk to me.” Yes, there are good uses for earbuds, but wearing them can become a bad habit for kids (and adults!). Instead of talking to family members and extending common […]


Kids addicted to Fortnite?

Has your child played hours and hours of Fortnite this summer?  If so, he or she isn’t alone.  More than 125 million people are playing.  How can you tell if your child is addicted? Find out in today’s Live chat. Each week, I’ll be doing a Live chat […]