Articles in Printable Templates, Cristian Hardy, Mari Walker, Family Life and Holidays

It's Not My Fault!

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To be accountable means to be responsible or answerable to someone for something. It involves taking responsibility for our own actions and knowing that they impact others, sometimes positively and sometimes negatively.... Read full article

Our Christmas Playlist

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We all have that one song that gets us in the holiday spirit. Here are a few of our favorites.... Read full article

Oh, the Tangled Web they Weave

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When Teenagers Lie... Read full article

Staying Calm In The Face Of Rudeness

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Rudeness and bad attitudes are more about forming a self than most parents realize. Building a self takes a long time. ... Read full article

Sign Me Up! I Quit

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Little League burnouts and what to do about them.... Read full article



How Would the Superheroes Parent?

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Marvel superheroes dominated in the box office this summer. And sure, they can battle a bunch of baddies, but could they actually survive an epic toddler tantrum? We eventually began to wonder how some of our favorite heroes would fare if given... Read full article

Choosing Who to Be: Baby Halloween Costumes Will Always Be My Favorite

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My girls love to dress up any day, so Halloween season is a favorite because it adds even more options to their already overfilled dress up corner. Oh, and the candy, my girls LOVE candy. (So does their mama!)... Read full article

Adoption: The Trials and Triumphs of Forever Families

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There are many reasons why people consider adoption. For some, it’s a result of failed fertility efforts. For others, it’s a desire to enlarge their family and make life better for a child. But for all, it’s a way to bring people of diverse culture, ... Read full article

Good Enough: Trading Perfect for Present

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We often put unrealistic expectations on our shoulders. On top of our own delusions of perfection, we pile on our expectations for our children.... Read full article

Raising Joel: Parenting a Complex Child

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Throughout their struggle of bringing some calm to their family life, David and Jessica learned a lot, especially a new level of patience.... Read full article

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