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Tune in to Family Life Today Radio -May 11th & 12th

Every once in awhile, when I open my email I discover something pretty cool. Most often, I want to throw up over the fact that there's 3,812 bits of correspondence awaiting my attention. Sure, most … Read More...

Join the Mean Mom Team!

The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids encourages overly nice “marshmallow” moms to instill a few much-needed boundaries. From sibling rivalry to … [Read More...]

When Your Husband FAILS at Mother’s Day

After giving birth to our fourth child weeks before Mother’s Day, I was sure Paul was going to orchestrate my special day with a five-course gourmet breakfast and a Blue Angels fly-over. When … Read More...

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Mean Moms Use Their Words {Episode 05}

Are there any magic words a mom can use to truly encourage their child? You're going to find out today on the Mean Moms Podcast. When my four were growing up I thought that telling them how great … Read More...

The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids

Are you a Mean Mom? I’ve been a mean mom and I’ve been a marshmallow mom, and being a sweet, warm, easy-peasy permissive parent is much easier than … [Read More...]