Category Archives: Child Rearing

Possitive Parenting Is Full Of Common Sense Choices

Parenting is the most important job in the world, in my opinion. Parents are presented with a little person with a brain that is like an empty sponge, ready to learn through their experiences. No instruction book comes with the … Continue reading

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Memories Of My Father…Part 2

The more I thought about my dad this past Fathers Day the more stories of his life ¬†flooding my thoughts. I must not let them go unrecorded, because I have two great-grand children and another little guy due in August, … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

Today I am overcome with the memory of my father and the things he did for me, my brother, my mom, his family and his community. He was a giant in many people’s eyes and my hero. His goodness touched … Continue reading

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Parenting Has An Expiration Date

I see parenting as having four phases in guiding children to becoming succesful adults. I call phase one, THE FOUNDATION, phase two, EXPLORATION, phase three, REBELLION AND SEPARATION, and phase four, LETTING GO. The last phase is the time parenting … Continue reading

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By Seven You Are Set

Today is my seventh birthday. I would like to tell my mom what the past seven years have looked like through my eyes. I want her to know what I have learned over these past seven years. I am going … Continue reading

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Autopilot Parenting Worked Decades Ago

Decades ago “Autopilot” parenting was safe, because there was a continuity in society, unlike today. Back in the 40’s through about the 70’s the model for raising children was infused with clarity. The goals during that era were supported by … Continue reading

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My Secret Closet…..Bipolar Disorder

“I never connected your being Bipolar with mental illness”. ¬†That was what my son said to me yesterday. He said he knew I had extreme highs and lows, because I had told him that years ago when I was formally … Continue reading

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