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MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story

“Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do then what we know about parenting” ~Brene Brown Each of us has a story and we are part of a … Continue reading The post MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story appeared first on Messy…
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MFP 125 : Tough Topics

   “If we’re not teaching our children how to understand tough moral issues, then the world will” ~from Made this Way by Trent Horn and Leila Miller Our culture all around us is throwing tough issues into our lives and … Continue reading The post MFP 125 : Tough Topics appeared first on Messy Family…
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MFP 123 : Parenting and Appreciating the Giftedness of Boys and Girls

We started this topic in our last podcast MFP122, but there was so much to cover we had to continue the discussion! In this podcast, we discuss the different ways boys and girls deal with aggression and why parents need … Continue reading The post MFP 123 : Parenting and Appreciating the Giftedness of Boys…
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MFP 122 : They Sure are Different! Boys and Girls in a Messy World

   “There is no such thing as a “child” there are only boys and girls.” ~ Dr. Leonard Sax In a culture that is proclaiming gender as “fluid” and is encouraging “gender-neutral” parenting, we proudly stand and say boys and … Continue reading The post MFP 122 : They Sure are Different! Boys and Girls…
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MFP 120 : Raising Happy Kids in a Messy World

   “We owe it to our husband or wife, our fellow workers, our children, our friends, indeed to everyone who comes into our lives, to be as happy as we can be. Happiness is a moral obligation.” ― Dennis Prager … Continue reading The post MFP 120 : Raising Happy Kids in a Messy World…
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MFP 119 : Babies Can Rock Your World

   “I don’t know what’s more exhausting about parenting: the getting up early or the acting like you know what you are doing.” ~Jim Gaffigan There are few bigger changes in life than going from having no children to having … Continue reading The post MFP 119 : Babies Can Rock Your World appeared first…
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MFP 116 : Habits: Let Us Begin Again

  “Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.” ~Stephen Covey St. Francis would tell his followers “Let us begin again for until now … Continue reading The post MFP 116 : Habits: Let Us Begin Again appeared first…
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MFP 115 : Mom – More Than Meets the Eye

   The most important person on earth is a mother…She has built something more magnificent than any cathedral—a dwelling for an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby’s body. — Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty Our society not only devalues mothers, … Continue reading The post MFP 115 : Mom – More Than Meets the Eye…
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MFP 113 : Parenting Essentials

It is not your job to make your children into saints. It is THEIR job to make YOU into a saint! Parenting is a path to holiness, that is clear. Part of this growth in your holiness is taking on … Continue reading The post MFP 113 : Parenting Essentials appeared first on Messy Family…
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MFP 110 : Teens and Drama

    “Are you the adult you want your child to become?” ~ Dr. Brene Brown High emotions and the advent of adolescence seem to go hand in hand.  Instead of getting caught up into our children’s emotion and the … Continue reading The post MFP 110 : Teens and Drama appeared first on Messy…
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