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013 – I Am Not a Pirate

Show Notes In this episode, I interview author and literacy coach, Shannon Anderson. Find out… What inspired her to start writing. What Amblyopia (lazy eye) is. Why it’s important to get your children’s vision screen early. What obstacles her daughter had to overcome. How she and her husband helped their daughter through the process. Tate Publishing www.shannonisteaching.com Books by Shannon: I Am Not a Pirate Nicken Chuggets Maggot Man Penelope Perfect – Coming later in 2015! Amblyopia Awareness Month is…

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How I Listen to Podcasts

I’ve been into podcasts for a little over a year now. I have gotten so much into them that I decided to start my own this year. As of tomorrow, I will have thirteen episodes available! But I listen to about two or three others every day. There are a lot of other good ones out there. I enjoy listening to them because I usually learn a lot from them. One of the nice features of the podcast app on…

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012 – Courageously Leading Your Children

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Race your daughter on your bike today! I Corinthians 16:13 – Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Source of a Godly Man’s (or Parent’s) Strength The Assurance of God’s Presence The Pursuit of a Just Cause The Promise of God’s Sovereign Power Scripture References: Deuteronomy 31 Joshua 1 I Kings 2 Resources: Stepping Up: A Call to Courageous Manhood – Dennis Rainey Raising a Modern Day…

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011 – Knowing the Environment Your Children Live In

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad: Do you want to build a snowman? What we can do: 1. Be Intentionally Influential 2. Don’t use technical ineptness as an excuse 3. Talk with your kids about everything 4. Be aware of what your kids are going through, of what environment your kids are living in 5. Stay informed TWEETABLE: Be intentionally influential – know the environment your children live in Links The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell The Briefing – 11/12/14…

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010 – Talking About Discipline

Show Notes Fun Times with Dad – The Conrad Station (see image) Guidance for Discipline 1. Plan Ahead 2. Have Each Others Back > You and your wife are on the same team…ALWAYS > Have a unified front with your spouse. 3. Be Consistent 4. Allow Yourself to be Inconvenienced 5. Never Administer Discipline in Anger 6. Tell Them You are Being Obedient to God > Disciplining Children is Being Obedient to God – Proverbs. 13:24 7. Tell Them You Love…

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009 – Lead Your Children On

Fun Times with Dad: Taking Nolan to McDonald’s and then to a High School basketball game Lead Your Children On Under what circumstances is it okay for adult children to live with their parents? We consider this question in this podcast episode. Certainly there are circumstances where it is appropriate for adult children to live with their parents but at what point do parents need to encourage their kids to move on? TWEET IT: “Your adult children need you to…

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