Out of the Nest

One month from today we will watch our youngest child walk across the stage to receive his high school diploma. Then 41 days later we will wave goodbye to him as he heads off to California for US Marines basic training. This is not the way I thought I would find myself in the empty […]

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What’s Bad About a Strong Will?

You’ve probably heard the same conversations about strong-willed children that I have heard. Don’t those conversations give you the impression that a strong will is a curse both to the child and to the parents? But is it really a curse? Thinking back about our own children, we were completely convinced that our oldest son, […]

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