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When I was a young parent I used to get irritated when one of the little one’s asked if they could help with something that was way over their heads or I could do more efficiently myself.  Now with grandkids, when they say, “Can I Help?”, I immediately say yes, then start thinking of some… Read More >

One of the key ingredients to peace filled parenting is when we see our kids as a resource instead of a burden and responsibility.  Our 17 month old grandson loved to turn on the blender to help me make smoothies in the morning.  One morning I was in a rush and I was a little… Read More >

What happens to me when I am feeling overwhelmed and HDIFSTWY?   Ed: Lover Benjie, YMEQ is you’re your willingness to share your overwhelm with me. It allowed me to see my overwhelm too. Lover when I am overwhelmed I find it easy to fly from one project to another without finishing any.  For me… Read More >

Has your child ever lied to you?  Remember trust CANNOT be earned.  Trust is a gift and a decision.  We all make mistakes in judgement and we will do it again because we are human.  Make the decision to trust and see what happens! Love Ed and Betty

“I’m sorry” makes you feel better.  “Please forgive me” lets the one you’ve hurt have a chance to feel better before forgiving you! Self centered vs other centered.

After you catch your kid/s doing something right…

On July 9th, 2013, posted in: Childcare, Children, Communication, Family, For Parents, Parenting, Passionate Parent by | Comments Off on After you catch your kid/s doing something right…

When you find your kid/s doing something right, praise with sincerity. “Danny. thank you for helping Chrysy find her shoes – that was sooooo helpful.”

Get out of the parenting blahs!

On July 9th, 2013, posted in: Childcare, Children, Communication, Family, For Parents, Love, Uncategorized by | Comments Off on Get out of the parenting blahs!

The easiest way to get things turned around when parenting seems to be a drag is to start catching your kids doing something right! You will be amazed!

Laughter Leads to a Longer Life

On July 6th, 2013, posted in: Childcare, Children, Communication, Family, For Parents, Parenting, Passionate Parent, Uncategorized by | Comments Off on Laughter Leads to a Longer Life

What is your family movie? Ours is “The Three Amigos” So many dark situations turn to laughter with a single quote. A great one…“Let’s just have fun with it!”

Kisses are more important than you think!

On July 5th, 2013, posted in: Uncategorized by | Comments Off on Kisses are more important than you think!

Kisses are the spice of life and make everything better from healing hurts to passionate romance..I love Betty!!!!!

What happens to me and our relationship when we don’t dialogue regularly? HDMAMMF?

On July 3rd, 2013, posted in: Communication, Forgiveness & Healing, Love by | Comments Off on What happens to me and our relationship when we don’t dialogue regularly? HDMAMMF?

Betty: My loving Eddie, Your Most Endearing Quality is prioritizing our relationship with this poignant question. Yes, it has been too long since our last dialogue and I notice that I just get irritated so easily when I haven’t been expressing my feelings to you. I don’t know how people do it without dialogue!! My… Read More >