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10 things we did as intentional parents.
How to deal with inappropriate verbal behaviour.
Be a thinking parent.
Capturing the heart of the strong willed child.
Dealing with life when your husband works away.
Giving instructions to the easily distracted child.
10 tips to build relationship with your teen.
Think before giving a consequence.

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Start Homeschooling Summit

Here in Australia we are just starting our new ‘school’ year so a summit to help new homeschoolers is just the right timing.  But for those of you in other places – reality is any time of the year is a good time for a shot of encouragement, new ideas and support.  So...

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You can Help your Spouse be Successful

With Valentines Day coming up, and blog posts about how to celebrate it has crossed my mind, that just like the celebrations of Christmas and Easter, the significance of this day should be practiced every day. Love. We should be making our loved ones feel special...

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10 Ways to Make Parenting Hard

So much of parenting is actually about the parents. Here are 10 subtle things that parents do that makes parenting hard.  We all do these things at some time! 1. Talk to our kids before they are listening; for some reason we think because we speak they listen. Instead...

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Family is the place where we grow as strong individuals, and yet know a sense of belonging and purpose.
The art of creating an inviting space for our family, friends and all who come our way.
Homeschooling is an extension of our parenting role - an opportunity to teach and train the whole child.
Marriage - the relationship that began our family - the priority relationship in that family.
I believe that Jesus died to forgive my sins, and rose again that I may have life both here on earth and for eternity.
I am many things: woman, wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and a child of God - and I am responsible for my life.

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Obedience looks a bit different as our kids grow older. Download this parent/teen discussion guide to understand this issue of obedience in teen years.

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Don't assume your kids are rebelling - instead talk to them about what Obedience looks like now they are older.  I will email you a download link.  

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Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Over 20 different verbal expressions divided into heart or self control to help parents discern these behaviours.

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Learn to respond to your child in a way that changes their heart.

 

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Our children hear different words when we react to when we respond. Do your children hear blah blah blah when you correct them? Includes a parenting poster.

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When we Respond instead of React we find a way to deal with the heart not just behaviour.

 

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