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05
Jun
2020

If we want the most out of life, we must realize there are no short-cuts around self-discipline. Self-discipline helps children live up to their potential, their gifts and their capabilities. Dreams more frequently come true for children who sees that discipline consistently pays off. Principle #1: Delayed gratification A commitment to delayed gratification, instilled in […]

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26
May
2020

Ep. 23- The Blueprint Series: POISE

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Sometimes in parenting we need to teach the fine art of shifting gears. Poise is the keen sense of the appropriate. Webster’s dictionary describes being poised as “marked by easy composure of manner” In other words, being comfortable in your own skin, especially when you’re challenged in a professional or social environment. One of the […]

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05
May
2020

Have you developed a set of blueprints for your child’s character? You wouldn’t think of dropping off a bunch of building materials at a constructions site and start to build without a blueprint in advance. What’s the foundation on which we are structuring their lives? Integrity Integrity is what we are when we are hidden […]

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29
Apr
2020

Episode 21- Blue Print Series: FAITH

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Have you developed a set of blueprints for your child’s character? You wouldn’t think of dropping off a bunch of building materials at a constructions site and start to build without a blueprint in advance. What’s the foundation on which we are structuring their lives? Faith Faith is the foundation of our legacy. It enables […]

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07
Apr
2020

Episode 20 – Grief During Pandemic

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We are all in an emotional purgatory…and all may experience: Loss of normalcy (regular life) Loss of jobs, school, vacation, graduations Loss of a loved one Anticipatory Grief (Matt 6: Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Here’s the article that inspired this episode. Psychiatrist Elisabeth-Kubler Ross and Dr. David Kessler […]

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23
Mar
2020

This won’t be the last time we have to talk about scary issues with our kids. Universal principles that can be helpful are: keep conversations open monitor social media and TV maintain a normal routine review basic hygiene practices give children a way to help (pack sack lunches, go door to door in neighborhood asking […]

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***Trigger warning: conversation about self-harm and suicide.*** Our guest on the podcast today is Karis’ long time friend, John. John Correia is a follower of the Way of Jesus, a husband, a daddy, and a smoked meat lover. His background is as a pastor, teacher and professor with 9 years teaching undergraduates and 5 years […]

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25
Feb
2020

Now more than ever, there are endless opportunities vying for our kids’ time. School and homework is enough to fill a schedule, let alone sports, clubs and extra-curricular activities. That’s why its more important than ever that parents prioritize their family’s time in such a way that kids can attend church youth group. Our kids need a […]

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17
Feb
2020

In this episode, Karis and Michelle discuss different ways grace can change the everyday life of parents and couples. It’s not enough to just understand grace through the lens of saving grace. It’s important for us to see the way grace happens in the day to day practical moments of parenting. The content of this […]

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30
Jan
2020

-God means for Christian parents to be the primary educator of their children. -First messages are the most potent; its more powerful to form a child’s view of sexuality from scratch than it is to correct the distorted view they might pick up from the world. When should we start the conversation with our kids? […]

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