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You don’t have to live long before you realize that there’re some parts of our lives that can’t be orchestrated or choreographed in advance. Our job is to do our best to respond properly. Some people prefer a reality filled with unknowns and daily challenges that test their wits.   But I can’t say those […]

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01
Nov
2013
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Q: My 14 year old son is struggling in school due to symptoms of A.D.D.  We are working with his teachers, but wondered what your opinion is of medications for A.D.D. Is it something you recommend? A:  The medication can have an effect. It’s powerful stuff. For some kids, it really can have a positive affect […]

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Selling Kids on Craig's List, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Family Matters Blog

  One time, one of my boys set off a chlorine bomb in the wash behind our house. It shook windows in neighborhoods a mile away. To the best of my recollection, that’s when the rumor started that the Kimmels might be harboring Al Qaeda in their attic.   One time, one of my boys […]

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17
Jul
2013
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We know that this series is called Ask Tim, but sometimes it’s his wife Darcy that is the best person to answer certain questions. This Ask Tim post is an answer given by Darcy Kimmel. Q. I have 3 wonderful children, 2 are adults and one is in his late teens. We are about to […]

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28
Jun
2013

Ask Tim | Defiant Children

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Q: I have a three year old who has recently begun challenging everything my husband and I ask of him. We were recently trained in a “spare the rod” parenting course, but have since felt led away from this as we could sense that the obey or else mentality was teaching him to obey out […]

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05
Sep
2012

Ask Tim | Courting {Archives}

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This Ask Tim post is from our archives, but we thought that it was a great time to revisit this topic with kids returning to school and all that goes with that, including dating. Q: Could you please give me just a little direction in what you think would be the best way to go […]

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13
Apr
2011

Ask Tim | Masturbation

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Q: Dear Tim, My 12 year old son has begun to masturbate – can you please give me advice on how to help him not to. My concern is that this behavior will lead to other sexual indulgences that have great consequences. Sincerely, Concerned Single Mom A: Dear CSM, Regarding your son’s battle with masturbation: don’t panic! […]

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11
Mar
2011

Ask Tim | Courting

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Today we’re launching a NEW series on the Family Matters Blog called “Ask Tim” where we’ll post some of the questions parents just like you are asking Dr. Kimmel. If you have a question and would like to get some parenting or marriage advice please Contact Us by email. We respect your privacy and anonymity […]

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