Helping Our Kids Succeed in Life

If you have ever had kids in your home, you know it is common to wonder if the time you are investing in their lives is making a difference. I know my Mom often prayed that I would have a kid just like me, one who would not take no...

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The New Year Challenge

So here, we go again. Another year is upon us and practically everyone is either actively avoiding or intentionally creating their New Year’s resolutions. Which one describes you? Are you for or against making resolutions? As I mentioned in my last blog, only 8% of resolutions are actually completed. For this week’s blog,...

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New Year’s Resolutions that will change your life

Are you like the majority of Americans who make some type of New Year’s Resolution? I typically do and actually enjoy going through the process of making them. In fact, making them is not a bad thing but what is often lacking with New Year’s Resolutions is the resolve to...

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How to Get More Done During The Holidays and Beyond

Have all the Christmas and Holiday preparations worn you out yet? Maybe you are just ready to get it over with at this point. For my family, the last few days have been intense. Every year I am amazed how many things need to be done not only before Christmas...

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The Importance of Traditions in Christmas

Much like the popular Grease song, “we go together, like rama lamma lamma ka dinga da dinga dong,” traditions over the holidays have always seemed to just go together. The Christmas season has typically been filled with traditions as families all over the globe celebrated the holidays in unique ways....

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The Perfect Christmas Gift

As we approach the end of the year, the topic of getting in better shape typically comes up. You might be thinking that changing your diet or exercising more often makes logical sense if you want to get in better shape, but in actuality, there is something much more powerful...

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4 Tips To Make You A Good Communicator

Most people, if asked whether they thought they were good communicators, would typically answer yes. But if their spouse was asked this question about them, the answer is usually very different. I too have always considered myself a good communicator, but after a recent incident involving my wife and kids,...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on all that we are thankful for in our lives.  I am thankful for the sacrifice made by our military service members and their families to ensure that we at home are safe.  Many of our servicemen and women will be away from...

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Raising Respectful Children is Possible!

Do you ever wonder how in the world a child of yours became so disrespectful? Maybe you were the parent who swore up and down you would never have one of “those” kids. Now, you do and you need some answers. We live in a society where disrespect is becoming...

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6 Tips to Help Raise Your Kids Right

Parenting is arguably the most important (and challenging) job you will have, which is why I want to share some tips and techniques with you to ensure your kids are the happiest, and healthiest they can be! Volunteer: When possible, make time to volunteer at your child’s school. This is...

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