Family life can feel like a bit of a hamster wheel - running at a neck-breaking pace but never really getting anywhere.  Then one day we wake up and the kids are grown.  But that can all be changed if we commit to building a meaningful family culture.  Here are tools and resources to get started!

Peaceful Parenting Tactics
April 20, 2020
Think back to the first few days with your first newborn baby.  All the new items from the crib to the baby swing came with details instructions on assembly, use, and troubleshooting.  Then, a littl... Continue Reading
Family Dinner – More Than a Meal
March 12, 2020
March is National Nutrition Month.  Although that is likely low on the list of priorities!  However, there are some beautiful opportunities unfolding despite the chaos.  Opportunities for simple fu... Continue Reading
Five A’s of Strong Relationships
January 28, 2020
Strong relationships are the backbone of family life.  Relationships that support us, guide us, help us grow, and so much more.  Whether that is with our spouse, our children, or even ourselves, it ... Continue Reading
Simplifying Family Life
April 29, 2019
Lack of time and busyness are common sources of stress for families.  Parents often reporting being on the go all day long. These time pressures likely stem from the value our society puts on achieve... Continue Reading
Raising Grateful Children
December 16, 2018
‘Thank you’ is considered a hallmark of grateful children.  Many parents consistently prompt their children to use this phrase upon receiving a gift, a compliment, or favor. While saying ‘thank... Continue Reading
Simplifying Meditation for Kids
October 21, 2018
Wiggly kids and device wielding teens may seem hard to focus.  Like us, they sometimes find it challenging to bring themselves back to center.  Practices like mindfulness and meditation are taking o... Continue Reading
Technoference: Technology & Parenting
September 11, 2018
As parents, we monitor and control our children's access to devices and screen time diligently.  We are less rigorous with ourselves.  We often let ourselves off the hook after a "hard day" or becau... Continue Reading
Parenting Masters
September 02, 2018
If you are a parent of any child over the age of 1, you are probably experiencing the full throttle Parenting Olympics.  You know - the cut throat competition to be the best, have your child in the m... Continue Reading
No Fear: How a Growth Mindset Shapes Kids
May 20, 2018
Kids meet many challenges - big and small - but their ability to work through challenges has a lot to do with mindset.  Dr. Mary Beth Leibham shares how mindset affects our kids and how parents can f... Continue Reading