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I am guest posting over at Simple Marriage today, ” The Mortar of the Family” a personal view of how I feel mother’s are key in the growth and sustainability of the family.  I hope you will join me and leave a comment on your thoughts.

If you are looking for some wonderful gift ideas to strengthen your marriage I would take a look at Corey’s wonderful products – especially his latest release, “Buck Naked Marriage” – Stripping away the unnecessary in order to focus on the bare essentials.

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Small things add up……stepping stones of parenting.


From Screamfree parenting by Hal Runkel, LMFT

Quote of the Day: ” Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things put together. “

— Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

This is true of all things, but it is especially true when it comes to raising our children. They may remember the “big” things we do with them, like vacations, holidays, and school events. But they will be shaped more by the little things we do with them. Whenever we read a book or make a meal together, we are creating a connection that no huge event can replace.

But it’s not enough just to show up during those daily moments. You have to make them count – I’m not talking about teaching any great wisdom, but I am talking about really showing who you are during those times. Be as present as possible and act the way you want to be remembered when your kids are raising kids of their own. After all, It will happen before you know it.

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