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What I Wish I Would Have Known about Sleep: Rules for Practical Parenting

Scenario Scenario It’s 9 pm, the children’s bedtime, and the oldest just then informs you that he needs to take a bath. Okay, it’s summer break anyways, I think to myself. The conversation between everyone begins at 9:15 pm, and as you are reminding them of the need to go to bed, it continues anyways. …

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Fatherhood: Raising the Next Generation

Inspiration Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes… Barack Obama A Depth Psychology Perspective I don’t normally dialogue in politics. Especially the lived form of this most dividing of subjects. My grandfather taught that one should assume responsibility for one’s …

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Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective (Part 2)

Johnny: A Hypothetical Case of Depressive Symptoms This week, we continue our exploration of our hypothetical teenage boy, Johnny. While in our previous segment, Johnny was somewhat recluse to himself and falling short in his academic affairs, this week, we examine another presentation of depression. Over the past few weeks, Johnny has been showing more …

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Practical Parenting: Hey Papa, Can I Buy GFUEL?

One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them. ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World One believes because one’s conditioning trains them to do so. I could see this wholeheartedly in my son’s drive to have us buy GFuel, a new energy drink product. He is a gamer, the very demographic I am sure, is …

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To See Through the Eyes of a Child… What Dreams May Come?

Inspirational Quotes Children see magic Because they look for it… Christopher Moore History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children. Nelson Mandela Parenting through Magical Means We are all teachers. We bare this title because if we have made it this far, we have done something that only …

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The Spirit of Raising Good Children

Inspirational Quotes Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. Plato Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Hello Friends. I hope all is well on your journey to navigate that enjoyable time we call parenting during …

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Universal Truths: The Heartbeat of Nature

Inspiration The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. Joseph Campbell Everything is perfect in the universe – even your desire to improve it. Wayne Dyer A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Universal truths exist. Yet, oftentimes they seem as infinite as there …

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A Mother’s Love

Inspiration My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain Practical Parenting To all mother’s out there, THANK YOU. You have the most important job on Earth. You are raising the next generation. I know, fathers too help out in this direction. We will have our day soon! …

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Practical Parenting: Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt?

Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt In this VLOG on Practical Parenting, Dr. Tom explores the reason why we hold onto past hurts. No, this is not a down trodden exploration of the problems that arise on the analyst’s couch. Instead, Dr. Tom frames past hurt as a cornerstone from which our practical parenting …

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Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Practical Parenting – The Home-Schooling Perspective Homeschooling? Wow… It’s been twenty plus years and I swear, it was easier to be a kindergarten teacher …

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Practical Parenting… Iced Coffee and Good Conversation!

Inspiration If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else. – Ann Landers Recipe for iced coffee: Have kidsMake coffeeForget you made coffeeDrink it cold (Anonymous) Practical Parenting… An Unforgettable Journey Have some fun with you kids. They express their stress not in words but in behaviors. Take them out, get …

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Practical Parenting: Will We Survive the Storm

Practical Parenting During COVID 19 Hope you enjoy. Began this project earlier this week. I am utilizing YouTube as a live broadcasting forum to answer your question regarding psychology, parenting, and other issues during this unprecedented time. In this segment, I explore in a live Q and A Session the nuances of raising children during …

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