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Peace In Your Home is a site dedicated to helping parents and families learn new tools to crack outdated and unproductive myths about parenting. These beliefs usually stem from the way we were raised as children and what we have heard or seen over the years.

Switching between fathering and mothering as a father

I’m developing something called the “Fathering Framework” because what I’ve learned over the past few years is that mainstream parenting and parenting fringes have smashed mothering and fathering together.  The FF will be a set of learnable skills for being a great father.  I’m getting some coaching/advice from some pretty amazing people and all those […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Courses|Comments Off on Switching between fathering and mothering as a father

Contrasting against a strong mother archetype

I’m no expert on Mothering from a feminine essence/attribute perspective.  I’m certainly no expert on feminine mothering skills either.  My mother may have been bo-polar.  At least my memory of her and my aunt agree that this would have been a good place to start.  I also believe that she was deeply depressed for most […]

By |March 6th, 2015|Courses|Comments Off on Contrasting against a strong mother archetype

Masculine Skills for Fathers

If you’ve read article before, I recommend reading it again. I update this regularly to match my current thinking on the subject of how to be a more masculine father. I also believe that I’m a reasonably smart guy and I needed a lot of recurrence on this topic before I could event get close […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Courses|Comments Off on Masculine Skills for Fathers

Make encouragement a primary purpose in all your relationships.

I just went on a “daddy and me” ski trip.  Three fathers, 6 children under 10.  There were three girls (8, 6, and 5) and three boys (10, 9, and 7).  It was awesome.  We skied hard for 4 days straight and added some super fun tubing on the third afternoon.  I’m writing this in […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Courses|Comments Off on Make encouragement a primary purpose in all your relationships.

Men Don’t Appear to Seek Out Parenting Help

OK, here is an uncomfortable truth I’ve come to believe.

Men, as a demographic, don’t do parent education.

I’ve been a small voice in the community of parenting instructors for 5 years now and I’ve developed friendships with some of the most amazing and inspiring people in this industry.

People like Jane Nelsen who wrote the Positive Discipline […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Courses|Comments Off on Men Don’t Appear to Seek Out Parenting Help

Three Parenting Principles I Learned from Navy SEAL Training

a few Navy SEAL principles that have stuck with me in my parenting. Watch the video below to learn the the three Navy SEAL fundamentals that can help you become refine your own parenting

By |March 14th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Three Parenting Principles I Learned from Navy SEAL Training

How I Stopped an Emotional Trantrum with Three Easy Steps

STEP ONE: Pause and Observe. What emotion are you experiencing? What emotion is your child (or whomever) experiencing?

By |February 27th, 2014|Courses|Comments Off on How I Stopped an Emotional Trantrum with Three Easy Steps

What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Tone of Voice: A parent’s key to knowing the meaning behind the words.

Last weekend I took a coaching certification class offered at www.yourinfinitelylifeonline.com called Power/Empathy/Tone of Voice Concepts.  This is one of their “Advanced Mastery Classes” for coaching and teaching the courses they offer.  I”m busy working on […]

By |February 12th, 2014|Ages 0-3, Ages 13-18, Ages 4-7, Ages 8-12, Big Kids, Blog, Boys, Consequences, FAPQ, Fighting, Girls, Listening, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on What I Learned About Tone of Voice and Parenting

Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

Peace In Your Home Co-Founder Susie Walton shares how to teach kids to manage their own screen time now, so they won’t have to struggle with it when they’re on their own in college!

Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

television-kidsSo often I hear from parents of […]

By |January 17th, 2014|Ages 13-18, Ages 8-12, Blog|Comments Off on Using Screen Time to Teach Self-Management!

Tone – The Verbal Expression of Our Feelings

Pam Dunn writes in her soon-to-be published book that your tone of voice reveals how you are really feeling. Enjoy this excerpt from "It's Time to Look Inside- to see yourself and everyone through the lens of magnificence" and consider how your tone affects your children and parenting.

By |January 16th, 2014|Blog, Parenting Support|Comments Off on Tone – The Verbal Expression of Our Feelings