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7 Ways to Tackle Back-to-School Anxiety

It's August! How did that happen? Yesterday, while grocery shopping, I saw a display for  Halloween. OK, it is seriously too early to purchase Halloween candy. BUT.. what is right around the corner-and in some cases next week, is the summer to back-to-school...

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Behind the Wheel Grace and Forgiveness Litmus Test

I typically think I'm not so bad. I can usually come up with someone worse. Thinking through situations where someone hasn't dealt with something well, I may think I could have done better. Or when I have done it badly, I'm pretty good at forgiving myself, brushing it...

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3 Ways to Lead and to Grow a Leader

Parents are leaders. Most parents hope to raise a leader rather than a follower. Watch this from Mimika TV and Podcast  click here   to access the interview. ) Mimika Cooney's show , she and I discuss  3 ways to foster leadership by leading the way Jesus did. Here's a...

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How to Implement a Summer Chore Hack without the War

Wouldn’t it be great to have your tween or teen pitch in rather than procrastinate or pitch a fit when it comes to summer chores? Here’s a chore hack that will eliminate parental pleading and bargaining. (Hint: It's all in the presentation.) FIRST Create three...

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5 Things Your Teen Needs to Know About You!

Were you a  "pretty good" kid? Were you honest with your parents? Were you always honest, never lied? Did your peer group's opinions, beliefs, and actions influence you? These are questions I ask parents of teens during a workshop or coaching session. I find it helps...

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7 Toxic Compliments to Avoid Giving Your Child

It feels so good to get that affirmation in terms of a pat on the back or the enthusiastic atta boy/ atta girl-- the proverbial thumbs up. But... there are some compliments that are not life giving. Some can be quite toxic. Here are  seven compliments to quit giving...

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day. A time to reflect on the thought that freedom isn't free and to remember those who sacrificed for our freedom. If you know or see someone who has served or is serving in our military-- bless them by saying, thank you.  Have a blessed weekend. ~Lori Photo...

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A Summer Bible Study for Your Teen!

Friends, Summer is right around the corner and many of the activities the kids have participated in are coming to a close. Some of you may even have a child who is getting ready to leave for college. To get a head start on summer before it slips by--- organize some...

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What Are the Seven Deadly Sins?

Friends, Most of us have heard about the seven deadly sins but most of us don't really know much about them. If you have wondered how they came to be, where they are in the Bible, what specifically those deadly sins are found in scripture, if deadly means...

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