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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

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

“My Favorite Age”: Loving Your Kids Where They’re At

Another summer vacation comes to a close, and in a few short days, my son Kevin begins a brand new school year.  He’ll be starting fifth grade this September, his last year in elementary school. As all parents often do, I find myself wondering where the all the time […]

By |August 26th, 2013|Big Kids, Blog, Courses, Featured, Little Kids, Positive Parenting|Comments Off on “My Favorite Age”: Loving Your Kids Where They’re At

How Prepared Is Your Family? 5 Must-Have Things for Emergency Preparedness

What are the odds of an emergency or a natural disaster happening??  Do you have the skills & knowledge to perform C.P.R and administer 1stAid should you be called upon? Are you prepared for an earthquake, tsunami or wildfire?  If you answered no to […]

By |April 18th, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Environment|Comments Off on How Prepared Is Your Family? 5 Must-Have Things for Emergency Preparedness

Food as Medicine: Handling Seizures with Nutrition

Peace In Your Home Co-Founder Jeff Everage shares his personal journey as a parent trying to find the answer to his son's medical condition. The answer didn't lie with medications, but with nutrition. Read on to see how he learned how to use food as medicine.

By |March 29th, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Health|Comments Off on Food as Medicine: Handling Seizures with Nutrition

10 Incredible Spring Vegetables You Might Be Overlooking

If frozen corn is the extent of your family’s vegetable intake at dinner, you might want to consider incorporating some of these fresh vegetables instead—and they’re all in season right now! Not only are they full of incredible nutrients and health benefits, they are typically less expensive this time of year.

By |March 22nd, 2013|Blog, Courses, Kids' Health|Comments Off on 10 Incredible Spring Vegetables You Might Be Overlooking