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The Battle For A Child’s Self-Esteem | Part 5

10/18/2019
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Learning how to cope when other children are mean is something that unfortunately every child will have to face. How we handle these situations as parents can affect their self-esteem.

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The Battle For A Child’s Self-Esteem | Part 4

10/17/2019
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How Competition and Performance Impacts a Child's Self-Esteem We discussed earlier this week that our self-esteem is determined by answering the question of whose we are.   If that is the case we need to look at what He created us to be. He made us human beings not human doings. Our self worth cannot be [...]

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The Battle For A Child’s Self-Esteem | Part 3

10/16/2019
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How does discipline affect self-esteem? It seems that many today would think that disciplining a child would hurt their self-esteem, which is why we have so many homes with so little rules. In fact the opposite is true. When a child has no consistent boundaries placed around them they feel very insecure.

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The Battle For A Child’s Self-Esteem | Part 2

10/15/2019
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Where does self-esteem Begin in a child's development process? It actually begins at birth with the mother/child bonding. Through the bonding experience of those early days and months we are communicating love and security. A child cannot yet comprehend the concept of God as their Father so until that time we are communicating His love through our parenting.

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The Battle For a Child’s Self-Esteem | Part 1

10/14/2019
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The concept of self-esteem can be a very elusive and ethereal topic. What is it, and how can I make sure that my kids have positive self-esteem?

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ADD & ADHD | Part 5

9/20/2019
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Get Organized- Part 2 Here is a list of reminders for parents on how to consistently communicate positively to your child. It will also help you to maintain the balance of structure and relationship. 1. Listen to your child- make sure you are taking the time to listen to your child through the process of [...]

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ADD & ADHD | Part 4

9/19/2019
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Get Organized- Part 1 A great list found on ADDitudemag.com for helping parents get organized and mobilized to help their child/family function with ADD/ADHD. 1. Give specific instructions. "Put away the toys on your carpet on the shelf in the closet." Be consistent — if the toys are stored on the shelf one night, they should be [...]

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ADD & ADHD | Part 3

9/18/2019
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Isn’t ADHD Just An Excuse For A Lack Of Discipline? A great response to this question was found in ADDitudeMag.com, by Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, M.D., who is a psychiatrist and a father of an ADHD child…. "The idea that willpower can solve all problems is as American as apple pie, but so are compassion, tolerance, [...]

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ADD & ADHD | Part 2

9/17/2019
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Mom Is Key Children with ADD/ADHD have a very difficult time maintaining focus on things that do not interest them. This can become very frustrating to parents when they see their child get very focused for a long period of time over a video game or some other hobby but are unable to maintain that [...]

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ADD & ADHD | Part 1

9/16/2019
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Have Hope ADD/ADHD seems to be something that many parents have questions about because it is so prevalent in today’s society, to the point where many parents worry about their children unnecessarily. It appears that currently only 3-5% of children truly suffer from ADD/ADHD. The characteristics of ADD/ADHD are impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. The problem [...]

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Raising a Wise Decision Maker | Part 5

8/30/2019
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NO Excuses The generation of children and teens have been raised observing the “its never my fault attitude”. Many in society want to blame every one around them for circumstances and choices, the victim mentality is sadly very prevalent. This is a very adolescent attitude that many adults have not grown out of. We need [...]

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Raising a Wise Decision Maker | Part 4

8/29/2019
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Challenges The challenges of decision making are evident in every decision your child has to make. Rather then making these decisions for your child, or becoming frustrated with the child’s poor decisions, use these as opportunities for decision making development. What are examples in the decision making training process? Well when our children are young [...]

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Raising a Wise Decision Maker | Part 3

8/28/2019
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The Four Parts of The Training Process As we have discussed previously, there are four “E’s” to every training process we face with our children. We need to focus on all four of these steps for successful training. The first is our example as parents. Are we setting the example of good decision making? If [...]

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Raising a Wise Decision Maker | Part 2

8/27/2019
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The 2 Components of Making Wise Decisions There are two components that are necessary to teach our children so they can consistently make wise choices. The first is knowing where to go to find answers. This is the first step to a good decision making process. There are many places we can train our children to [...]

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Raising a Wise Decision Maker | Part 1

8/26/2019
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Why It's Important to Raise Good Decision Makers This seems like an obvious question, because how our child makes decisions will affect every aspect of their life. But if we truly believe this then why is this not a more prevalent focus of our parenting? For one thing it is a lot easier for us [...]

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Mothering is Harder Than I Thought | Part 5

1/4/2019
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Ways To Get Help As A Mom And As An Individual One thing that we could all use more of is encouragement. As moms we really benefit from being around others who are in the same stage of life as we are or even people who have gone ahead of us. It is so easy [...]

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Mothering is Harder Than I Thought | Part 4

1/3/2019
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How Is A Mom To Get Help Many moms today because of the economy are working outside the home. There are also many moms who are having to work from home to bring in extra income. The problem is that statistics show that most of the time it is the women who are still coming [...]

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Mothering is Harder Than I Thought | Part 3

1/2/2019
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Finding You As a Woman and As a Person Like we said yesterday it is so important to prioritize our schedules in order to find balance. There is another thing that we need to find time to fit in and that is time for ourselves. We need to make sure that we do not completely [...]

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Mothering is Harder Than I Thought | Part 2

1/1/2019
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Find The Balance In Life One thing that helps moms find the concept of balance is learning how to prioritize. It seems that we all have this huge checklist of things to get done and if we can’t check them off we feel an inordinate amount of guilt.  So we all need to sit down [...]

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Mothering is Harder Than I Thought | Part 1

12/31/2018
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Motherhood Is More Challenging Then I Imagined This week’s topic hits very close to home for me personally as the mother of a two year old. We are going to talk about how to deal with the overwhelming day to day responsibilities of being a mom. I can say that I have seen this from [...]

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