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Blessing Not Stressing - Happy Parenting

Mar 30, 2017

An Update on the Podcast and Topics

As we approach the 50th episode it seems like a good time to pause and reflect. In this episode, I take a break from interviews and look back at some prior interviews.  However, I also look ahead at some upcoming topics and interviews.  This is simply a pause to take a breath before...


Mar 28, 2017

Tough Love Has Two Parts

A parent that does not understand tough love will struggle to raise their children.  There are two sides to this approach.  There is the "tough" side of it and the "love" side.  When our children have to face consequences for their actions it can be very tough and painful.  For us as...


Mar 26, 2017

A Moment of Silly Lasts a Lifetime

Parents are not known for their silliness.  Well, maybe that is a part of being a Dad in some households.  However, it is rarely the first descriptive word a child uses for any parent.  I am not advocating a parent become known for their silliness, but instead that they sprinkle it...


Mar 23, 2017

Do You Take This Man?

In this third and final part of the Michael Meloche interview, we look at the college years and a wedding.  We started this interview with his wedding and get to wrap it up with a Father handing off his daughter.  The big event does not go off without a hitch.  Although it is not quite as bad as...


Mar 21, 2017

When Siblings Parent

Sometimes siblings gang up on each other.  This ganging up was a regular occurrence in our family for a few years.  The older ones were trying out their "responsible adult" personas by nit-picking the youngest.  These sort of situations can become very hard for a child to deal with.  A home needs to...