Category Archives: Parenting

Transform Routines into Rituals

“A family, like a canoe, must be steered or paddled, or it won’t take you where you want to go.” ~ William J. Doherty William Doherty believes that it would help our families and enhance relationships within if we could … Continue reading

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As a child my father spent a good bit of time teaching me about coins. We identified them, sorted them, stacked them in piles, counted them, ultimately playing games of addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Those were not only fond memories … Continue reading

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The Importance of Grandparents

Grandparents play a very important role in the lives of their grandchildren. We are seeing a rise in the number of grandparents caring for the younger generation for a variety of reasons. These grandparents are apt to be more youthful, vigorous, … Continue reading

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