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Should You Let Your Small Children Swing Axes?

You might find it controversial, but my wife and I let my 8-year-old daughter swing an axe. The modern, over-protective, every-child-has-a-tablet-and-a-cell-phone society that we presently live in ends up, in many ways, impeding some of the most important parts of parenting.  My wife and I have been talked-to at daycare pickup, at playgrounds, etc by […]

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My Children Love to Help

I’ve got two kids, an 18 month-old son and a 2 1/2 year-old daughter, and I wanted to give you a little story about the value of allowing kids to help out around the house, and in the family. When my daughter was around a year old,  my husband started asking her to help unload […]