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For the past year, 300+ parents from 26 countries have been answering the question, “What do I want my kids to value?”  These parents have shared some great stories and many tips, all focused on, ‘How Do I Become a Better Parent?’

We continue to add new content each week and deliver a weekly summary via email to parents around the world.  Our goal is simple: create a more connected family. How…?

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  1. Live your Faith
  2. Devote as much focused time to your kids each day
  3. Read a story or have a story read to you.
  4. Take a walk as a family and talk about the Trait of the Week
  5. Say “I love you” and hug your kids daily

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The Art of Knowing and Defeating Your Enemies

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” Sun Tzu An Enemy is described as, “a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent.”

By | April 12th, 2017|52 Traits, Be a Leader|1 Comment

“Daddy I did it, I did it!” How I Teach My Kid To Be Independent

As a parent, one of my favorite things about being a father to my son is teaching him lessons every day. Being respectful, being positive, and being active are a few of my favorite traits to teach him. Of all the things I want to teach him, teaching my son how to be independent is very important. This gift he will carry for the rest of his life. At the age of six, I can now give my son small simple tasks that he can complete on his own.

By | April 10th, 2017|52 Traits, Be Independent|1 Comment

7 Things To Do When You Lose Your Job. Keeping the Family Together

It is easy to say, spend more time with your kids. The challenge is, in today’s world, where many parents are required to both leave home and invest 40-60 hours a week in a career, that request, “more time,” sometimes feels impossible. When a parent loses a job, there is an immediate impact for the family. Yes, financially, things have changed; however, the family has to deal with a significant number of changes. How do parents help their family survive during this tough time? Below are 8 things to consider while figuring out what is next for your career.

By | April 10th, 2017|52 Traits, Be Resilient|1 Comment
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