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Category Archives: Building Relationships

DFR Daily Tip #6: Being present for your kids…

DFR Daily Tip #6: Being present for your kids… Love to a child is spelled T-I-M-E. Don’t fool yourself to think that quality = quantity. Invisible parents don’t influence…be there. More...

DFR Tip 420: Nuture an inquisitive nature in kids.

Be patient with a child’s unending questions about life. Foster this inquisitive nature. Be a source of truth while they are asking. For more Daily Tips click HERE More DFR Parenting Resources...

DFR Tip #399: Kids gain confidence knowing their family is behind them.

Teach kids to support each other as a family. If one suffers, all do; if one rejoices, all do. Give the confidence, “my family is behind me”. More DFR Resources: For...

DFR Tip #382: Acceptance, forgiveness and encouragement for kids—always and freely!

DFR Tip #382: Acceptance, forgiveness and encouragement for kids—always and freely! Parents, give these out generously and consistently for healthier children. Read the full article HERE: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold  from...

DFR Tip #355: Parenting busy, active kids with endless energy?

Are you parenting busy, active kids who never stop running? We know it’s taxing. Click the links below to get a fresh perspective on all that energy and what to do with...

Family Day 2017: Friends may come and go, but family is forever! Celebrate today!

For more information on building strong family ties and celebrating your family, click on the links below: Article: Raising Confident & Secure Children Article: Developing a Family Mission Statement Quick Video Answer: Why are family...

DFR Tip #334: The gift you can give your parents—you!

To learn more about building relationships in your family, see the links below: Article: My 6 Greatest Joys in Being Dad (by Dr. Dave Currie) Quick Video Answer: What Ways are Adult Children...

DFR Tip #323: How will it be with you and your grown children? Will you be friends?

For more information on building healthy relationships with your  adult children, see the following links: Article: My 6 Greatest Joys in Being Dad (by Dr. Dave Currie) Quick Video Answer: What Ways are Adult Children...

DFR Tip #316: Leave no doubt about your love & acceptance for your kids.

For more information on parenting, see the following links: Article: Keeping Connected To Your Teen Dr Dave’s TV Show clip: Parenting Teens with Iona Snair Quick Video Answer: Advice for Parents Getting Ready for...

DFR Tip #315: Restore connection with your family—create memories!

To learn more about strengthening your family connections and building memories together—click on the links below: Article: Developing a Family Mission Statement Article: The Impact of Family Traditions eZine 22: Summer Vacation For...

DFR Tip #303: Grandparents matter! Make an effort to build strong ties.

For more information on strengthening relationships with extended family and your own, see the links below: Article: Why Grandparents Rock! Podcast: When In-laws Become Outlaws—How to Win the Shoot-out Article: The Impact of...

DFR Tip #297: Kids afraid to try new things? Try encouraging them with comfort.

For more information on parenting, visit the following links: Article: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold From Their Children Podcast 22: The Sports Parent—Raising a Young Athlete eZine #2: Scheduling and Busyness For more...

DFR Tip #291: Children are sponges—live wisely.

What do your kids learn from you each and every day? They absorb it all: your words, moods, attitudes and reactions—live wisely. Learn more... Article by Dr. Dave Currie: Raising Confident and...

Tip #285: What are your kids learning from watching you?

For more information on parenting, click on the links below: Article: Raising Confident & Secure Children Article: Developing a Family Mission Statement Quick Video Answer: Why are family celebrations important in life?  For more Daily...

Tip #276: Who shaped your life? Thank them today!

For more information on how you may impact the lives of your family and friends, click on the links below: Article: Snapshots of Fatherhood Article: The DNA of a Great Mother...