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Tag: family

A Last Minute Request

We began this blog on January 30, 2013.  Since that time we’ve written 70 posts and have had a steady increase in readers.  My blog report tells me that the equivalent of five New York subway cars full of… Read More

Helping Your Family Find ‘Normal’ During The Holiday Chaos

My confession, I’m a tri-athlete who hasn’t been training as much as I’d like lately. Second confession, we started a job list and commission program to teach the girls about money and it isn’t being kept up. Consistency… Read More

Tempting Shortcuts

I recently read a devotional by Carol Knapp in which she told about all the cars that fell through the ice near her Alaska home.  The winter was unusually warm, yet many people were unwilling to adjust their… Read More

Relationships: The Path to Longer, Happier Living – Extended Family

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

Relationships: The Path to Longer, Happier Living – Family Relationships

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 4): Being Efficient and Effective

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 3): Loving Instead of Hurrying

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

An Unhurried Life (Pt. 2): Gathering Wisdom Instead of Information

This post was written by Jim Smith, a long time friend of Project Patch who worked as a therapist at our Youth Ranch and helped launch our Family Experience.  He no longer works at Project Patch but continues… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt. 4)

by Chuck “Are we there yet?”  Every parent hates that question.  I have a feeling that some of you may be asking the same thing about this series on Asking Great Questions. So far we’ve look at asking… Read More

Asking Great Questions (Pt 3)

by Chuck Today we are going to focus on asking great questions to help us survive. The TV show “Survivor” has now completed 26 seasons.  That is a lot of surviving that those angry, backbiting, money-hungry, starving people… Read More