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Blessing Not Stressing - Happy Parenting

May 30, 2017

Mature Content Commonly Watched By Kids

13 Reasons Why is a recent Netflix original series based on a book.  It looks in depth at a suicide victim and the aftermath as she sends a set of tapes to those that failed her.  It is rated TV-MA and easily earned that rating.  However, kids of all ages are watching this and it...

May 28, 2017

Allow Kids to be Kids

When we share adult worries with our kids it can create more of a burden than we know.  They are still children after all and have childish perceptions of the world.  Struggles that are part of our normal day can be overwhelming to them.  We also can undermine our spouse by sharing things that...

May 25, 2017

Homeless, but Still A Dad

In this final episode of the interview series, we talk about Craig's latest book and some of the homeless experiences that led to it.  He talks about how his choices led to his homelessness but also allowed him to stay in his daughter's life.  These were tough decisions for anyone.  However,...

May 23, 2017

Big Families Need All Hands

The bigger your family the more hands you can call on.  This option is critical for some of the larger activities including cleaning, vacation prep, and parties.  All hands is also a great way to build memories and strengthen bonds.  We look at some ways to divvy out work that will help do...

May 21, 2017

Protecting is not Always the Answer

We always want to keep our kids safe.  However, in this episode, we consider situations where they willingly take on risk.  Our kids will never be heroes without facing risk and getting out of a protective bubble.  It is hard to be a parent when a child is determined to face danger...