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Category Archives: Shaping Self-worth

Parenting: BUBBLE WRAP CHILDREN: How Shielding Kids From Suffering Works Against Them

After speaking eight weeks this year to a Vancouver-based group of 150 parents in our iParent Series: Formatting the Next Generation, I received this amazing thank you gift pictured here. The...

Podcast 022: Raising the Young Athlete

Podcast 22: The Sport Parent—Raising the Young Athlete Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, help parents find a healthy balance between backing their child vs pushing their...

Parenting: Developing A Family Mission Statement

Knowing Why You are Developing a Family Mission Statement Life is about choices. When you intentionally make the right decisions, so many things will go well in the life of your...

Podcast 009: Preparing Your Kids to Face Drugs

The Agony with Ecstasy—Preparing Your Kids to Face Drugs Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, focus on warning parents about the dangers and heartache of kids going...

Parenting: The Impact of Family Traditions

Why does a college student say to a fellow passenger on a flight home for Christmas, “I can’t wait to get home. I miss my family”? Because family traditions, like a...

Parenting: Rethinking the Sex Talk

What Every Son Needs to Hear From His Dad An interview by Sam Black for Covenant Eyes Many dads feel awkward when talking to their sons about girls, feelings, sex, and…yikes,...

Parenting: Indecent Exposure—Winning the Sexual Battle for the Minds and Hearts of the Next Generation

Tears poured down her face as we embraced. My wife, Donalyn, whispered to me through her pain, “It is so wrong, and so easy. What if our grandbabies ever saw that?”...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 5—The Top Ways to Protect Your Kids from Predators

Coach them early on what is good touch and bad touch. Discuss healthy personal, relational, emotional and sexual boundaries. While we want to encourage our children to be expressive and affectionate,...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 3—Covering the Key Sexual Topics

Here are the Top 40 Topics to discuss with your child in your Pre-Teen Sex Talk. Recognize that though you may not cover all of these issues in one sitting, know...