Category Archives: Joy

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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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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Contentment Is Not Joy

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Contentment Is Not Joy We at the ProudParent Foundation are dedicated to making lives better. In particular the lives of children. To do so we concentrate on the parent/child relationship since parents hold the predominant influence in a child’s life. Our purpose is to bring joy into a child’s life and by extension the lives of their parents. Living a joy-filled life is not the same as living a life of contentment. Being content is not living in joy. Living a life filled with joy exponentially increases the richness of every human experience you have regardless of how big or…

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Confidence Builders

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Confidence Builders for kids Confidence Builders for kids: Building confidence is one of the greatest gifts you can give anyone. We all need more confidence – young people, people at risk, and new parents just to name a few. Confidence can come in many ways. ProudParent believes in experiential learning. Learning through experience or through doing. Hands on learning. I personally have had a great experience and a privilege of having been involved in the Boy Scouts of America program for the past ten years and watched as my son has grown through the program. He started as early in the program…

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