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ProudParent Experiential Learning series How perspective effects parenting style, your child(ren), and your life. I mention perspective, because it is the guiding force behind your ability to 1) live in the moment, and 2) experience greater joy from each moment. For those of you that have a few years on them, as I do, can appreciate the notion of looking back upon a situation where you feel differently now than you did at the time. The added advantage of perspective gives you a more rounded view of the experience. For those who take the opportunity to reflect upon different situations…

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Paint A Vision For Your Child

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Painting A Vision For Your Child Connect the dots between what they are doing and accomplishing today with the future. They dont have the perspective you do. They dont know what their accomplishment will mean to their life later in life. What does is mean to become an Eagle Scout at the age of 14? As they work toward this goal of becoming an Eagle Scout they know it is a good thing, but they may not connect the dots to ALL that it may mean. Why do so many boy scouts not reach this goal? Less than 5% that…

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Make The Bed

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How Can You Get the Bed Made? Ok, I will admit it right from the top. I’m talking about myself in this one. I admit that I am notorious for not making the bed. After all, “I’m just going to get back in it when I return.” And yes, this is what I used to say as a teen and what my teenagers say to us now. Unfortunately for my wife, she is the one that typically wants the bed made. I say unfortunately, because there is only one of her and there are three boys (counting me) in the…

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Heart Centered

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Head To Heart Parenting What is Head To Heart Parenting? Knowing the difference between thinking from the head or living in the heart is one of the most beneficial experiences you can have, in my opinion. The brain is a great place to hold information. As a parent (new or otherwise) we gather information on what to do or not to do in order to protect our child or help them grow up as responsible, caring, and loving human beings. Our brain holds this data. Categorizes this data and makes it available when we seek it in certain situations. Our…

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