Parenting

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Your home can help transform lives! We’ll hear from Dr. Rosaria Champagne Butterfield about “radically ordinary hospitality” — where you open up your home and your life to neighbours, friends and...
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Anne Lastman has been a post-abortion grief counselor for over 20 years, and has developed a recovery strategy for those suffering from post-abortion grief. Anne will share about the common struggles...
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Question: How can I motivate my two lazy teenagers? They won't help me around the house, and they consistently wait until the last minute to do their homework. As a single parent, I usually don't...
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The older your teen gets, the less control you have. But you can still have a powerful influence! With guest Dr Kenneth Wilgus, you'll discover how parents can help teenagers gain more...
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“It’s so hard to trust that she’s telling the truth.” A mum recently asked me for advice on her stepdaughter’s frequent lying. In this case, the mum speculated that since the girl was a “pleaser,”...
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Too often parents treat teenagers like old children, instead of young adults! We’ll examine with Dr Kenneth Wilgus, what “planned emancipation” looks like — giving your teens more and more control...
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Not fibbing or blubbering. I’m talking phubbing! This is a behaviour, I’ve sadly discovered, I am still guilty of and I’m guessing you could well be too. Technology advancing at lightning speed and...
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IF YOU COULD CHANGE YOUR AGE, WHAT AGE WOULD YOU BE AND WHY? WOULD YOU RATHER BE RICH AND FAMOUS OR RICH AND UNKNOWN? IF YOU WERE A TEACHER WHAT KIND OF CLASS WOULD YOU WANT TO TEACH? WHAT IS THE...
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As a parent, teaching character and motivating change in your child can be a challenge. So, where do you begin? By strengthening the relationship with your child! Dr. Kathy Koch explores practical...
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How to Connect With 16-18 Year Olds It can be hard to figure out how to connect with 16-18 year olds. You can start with engaging and connecting. Take this next scenario, for example. “You have 10...
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Take Time to Engage Ever wonder how to connect with young teens? My wife and I connected with our kids at a local stock car race. During the opening lap, we each picked the car we hoped would win....
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As a parent, teaching character and motivating change in your child can be a challenge. So, where do you begin? By strengthening the relationship with your child! Dr. Kathy Koch explores practical...