Parent Like You Mean It 17: Give ‘Em H€&%!!

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There is one thing in this world that may very well be the single most important thing we can give to our children. We can give them a safe home to live in, which would indeed offer them a firm foundation to build their futures on. Their natural needs would all be provided for: shelter, clothing, food & water. A safe home is a tremendous offering for any parent to give any child. Taking it to the next level, sharing healthy meals together can be considered paramount in the same vein, which … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says: The True Secret to Parenting Well!


[display_podcast] I have the pleasure to be joined by my father-in-law, Bob Erickson.  And, as we discuss “Real Stuff My Father-In-Law Says”, we look at Bob’s secret to parenting well. We’ve all seen or heard the age-old scene of a parent telling a boy, “So long as you live under my roof, you’re going to live by my rules!” So, the boy responds by wrapping up his belongings into a bandana, tying the bandana to the end of a stick, grabbing his teddy bear and heading out into the great big world, … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 57: Watch What You Say!


[display_podcast] Hola y bienvenidos a “Cosas de Verdad me Papa Dice”, el podcast donde hablamos de cosas de me padre realmente hace decir. If you don’t speak Spanish, then it’s pretty obvious that he words (or more specifically the languages) that we use to communicate with one another matter.  They matter a lot! And, when it comes to communicating to our loved ones, author Gary Chapman wrote about five different “Love Languages” that we use.  But we all don’t instinctively speak the same lov … [Read more...]