Gabb Wireless | A Mom Reviews the Safest Kid’s Phone

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Gabb Wireless should be on your list if you’re a mom or dad on the hunt for a safe new phone for your kids. Because it doesn’t have an internet browser, mindless games, or social media, you can rest assured that the Gabb phones or watches have your child’s best interest in mind regarding technology. […]

How to NOT Raise a People-Pleaser Child or be One Yourself

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None of us start our parenting journey with the objective to raise a people pleasing child. But often, our good-intentioned desire to raise kind and grateful humans can lead to raising kids who often ignore their own needs or do unhealthy things to make others like them, including us as parents. Now, most of us […]

9 Logical Responses For When Your Child Has a Meltdown or Tantrum

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One of the most challenging parts of parenting is that your kids will experience some big emotions which sometimes translate to meltdowns and tantrums that involve screaming, hitting, wailing, biting, or worse. And how you deal with your child’s tantrums will not only build trust in your relationship with them, but it will establish an […]

What Causes a Child to Rebel and What to do When it Happens

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Rebellion can happen at any age “Every child will rebel at one point or another. The extent to which they rebel is determined by the parent’s reaction to it.” Bill McKee. This is from an article that was written in the ’70s about how to not push away your child when they struggle with rebelling […]

How to Raise Responsible Children

Have you ever wondered how your sweet 4-year-old will ever become a responsible adult? Do you struggle with how to raise responsible children? You’re not alone! This is one of the biggest areas of concern for parents. We want to raise responsible sons and responsible daughters who can conquer the world! (with compassion, of course) […]

Creating Stability for Your Kids in Unstable Times

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2020 has been difficult at best and, for some of us, life-altering. I don’t know about you, but around here, my kids have definitely been feeling the stress of all the change this year. They wear masks and are in and out of school. All their everyday activities are canceled, and our holidays were much […]

Postpartum Depression: A Husband’s Story

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Two Perspectives This post is one of a pairing. The first part was my wife’s story. My wife suffered from severe postpartum depression for three years after the birth of our youngest child. This was probably the most challenging season in our marriage, bar none. As people often do, my wife and I learned a […]

7 Ways to Spark Creativity in Your Kids

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Creating something is one of the primary joys in life. I can’t think of anything more satisfying than putting my hand to something and beauty comes out on the other side. Our children are the same way. That’s why they want to show you every drawing, dance, or lego creation they come up with — they […]

How Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

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Making decisions about how much we, as Christians, participate in cultural traditions can be tricky. Halloween is one of those things that has brought up a lot of questions for our family. We want our kids to have as much fun as humanly possible, but we never want to participate in something that does not […]