Tag Archives: Children

We Don’t Need Tough Love, We Need Tough Love.

I’ve heard the phrase so many times, “It’s just a little tough love.” Typically after a parent, teacher, mentor, coach, or friend says something that sounds quite opposite from love. Do you enjoy receiving this kind of ‘tough love’? I … Continue reading

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Surviving Divorce as a Teenager

They say 50% of marriages end in divorce. The statistic was only a number until my family became a part of that statistic.Β They say as we get older, we handle divorce better. They say it is easier. They say not … Continue reading

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You are FEARLESS

Somewhere today there is a young man in his teens about to give a presentation. He is going to stand up in front of the class with a hand full of note cards, but he’s not going to use them. … Continue reading

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Suffocating while Just Getting By

Wake up, tired. Just another day. Didn’t finish what needed to be done before bed. Stressed, hit the snooze button three times. Don’t want to wake up, but eventually do. Rushed to school or work, got there right on time. … Continue reading

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How Do We Get Back To Before?

My daughter. When she’s having fun, she laughs. When she gets hurt, she cries. When she needs a hug, she finds one. When she’s hungry, she eats. When she’s tired, she sleeps. She’s one and she is more in tune … Continue reading

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