Poetry

A Weather Reminder: It was just January in Tennessee

Jan 21, 2019 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

"Whether the weather be cold. Or whether the weather be hot. Whatever the weather, we'll weather the weather, whether we like it or not." I learned this little poetic verse ma.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Good parenting requires good partnering

Jan 15, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

Last week we dealt with the importance of stepping up to the plate and being a good dad—showing up, listening, paying attention—those things that are sometimes cha.... Read More
Consolation

What are the true meaning of words of grief and consolation

Jan 04, 2019 at 09:36 am by Paulette Jackson

Alone Alone is a word that stands by itself, carrying the austere, solitary beauty of its own meaning even as it is spoken to another. It is a word that can be felt at t.... Read More
Coleman Life Coaching Office

Everyone can be a hero if you learn to thrive

Jan 03, 2019 at 07:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

When I first learned to read, my Dad turned me loose in the children’s section of our public library. I was free to choose any book I wanted. I chose biographies, autobi.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Resolve to conduct a personal review and start improving in 2019

Jan 02, 2019 at 10:30 am by Dads2Dads

The new year arrives and we make resolutions. We resolve to be better dads, to get healthier, to finish projects, etc. The years of fatherhood are littered with resolutions..... Read More
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions for Perfectly Imperfect People.

Dec 27, 2018 at 01:30 pm by aGentleDrLaura

Last night my husband and I watched a movie starring one of my favorite movie and television heroes. Handsome, brave and headstrong, sometimes rude, and yes, afraid of heights.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: Take A Moment To Make A Moment

Dec 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm by Dads2Dads

It only takes a moment to have a meaningful interaction with your child. That is the focus of the campaign for good parenting from the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearing.... Read More
Christmas

Christmas Thoughts for Perfectly Imperfect Parents

Dec 20, 2018 at 08:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

In 1977, when my youngest was 2 years old, I took a psychology class that hit me right smack dab inside my perfect parenting prejudices. I had them! Too many shoulds I believe.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to effectively communicate with your children

Dec 18, 2018 at 11:00 am by Dads2Dads

In his best selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey says, “Children desperately want to open up, even more to their parents than to their pe.... Read More
New Year's Resolution

Don't make just another New Year's Resolution; Surrender your struggles to Him

Dec 18, 2018 at 07:00 am by dhutchins

Christmas lights, snowflakes, family gatherings, new additions, loss and stress. It’s the time of year where so many of our feelings start knocking at our heart louder.... Read More

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