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What kind of parent are you?

What kind of parent are you?

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Today we talk different parenting styles from a blog by Denise Stirk, Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize speech, and Todd shares more money tips. We also talk about why the best choices are made responsibly (rather than just running away or pretending something isn’t happening), and we answer a question about whether sleep training is practical option for… More »

Puberty & 401K’s

Puberty & 401K’s

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Why are girls going through puberty early?

Cathy and Todd discuss a recent NPR interview with the authors Julianna Deardorff and Louise Greenspan of The New Puberty. The book looks at the percentage of girls who are going through early puberty and the environmental, biological and socioeconomic factors that influence when puberty begins. They also discuss… More »

Are You a Crab in a Pot?

Are You a Crab in a Pot?

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Do you let others grow and expand or do you keep pulling them back down into the pot? When you try to crawl out and try something new, do family/friends/co-workers pull you down or deter you? When you change or grow it can be quite uncomfortable for the people around you. Just like crabs in a pot, we pull back the ones who are crawling out because change can feel … More »

Preserve Your Marriage By Having “Mini Meltdowns”

Preserve Your Marriage By Having “Mini Meltdowns”

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Todd & Cathy share a marriage challenge where Cathy was able to speak up (not easy), and Todd was able to really listen (also not easy). In couplehood- Can we allow our partner to share their pain without taking it personally? Are we brave enough to ask for what we really want? Instead of preaching to others, can we begin to offer what we want to receive,… More »

Which Wolf Will You Feed?

Which Wolf Will You Feed?

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Todd & Cathy discuss the “two wolves” parable and how we can use this when we are teaching our kids.

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life… “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.
“It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. “One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret,More »