A lively conversation on the joys and challenges of parenting and marriage. A dose of humor, humility, honesty and creative solutions for normal people who want to be amazing parents and spouses.
Developing Grit & Perseverance in Our Kids #060
Kids can do hard things. It is our opportunity as parents to walk alongside them, to support them, and to offer them high expectations.
Sibling Agitation: A Tool To Raise Peace Makers #059
"You are over the line!"We all remember agitating our siblings when we were kids (and maybe even now that we are adults). And, all us parents see our kids needling and agitating their sister(s) and brother(s). Our natural inclination is to shut down...
Celebrating Our Kids Well (Well...?) #058
What to do when celebrating our kids doesn't go as planned? We lean in and love our kids well amidst their disappointment.
COVID Is Kicking Our Butts 2.0...#057
Be encouraged even if COVID is making marriage and parenting so very hard.
Anger: A Gift to Your Marriage (No, Really!) #056
True intimacy is built on both the positive and the negative things we think and feel, so we are discussing the importance of entering into our spouse's negative emotions alongside them.
This Too Shall Pass: Hope in the Trenches of Sleep & Potty Training #055
Don't be dismayed when the typical childhood milestones take "forever." You will get through this.