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CREATE CONSISTENT HABITS by Crystal Horton

  Recently, I overheard some parents contemplating whether a structured routine was necessary for their young child. They felt it didn’t allow their child to create and think on his own. I believe children thrive in a structured environment. For example, when a child learns to brush their teeth they’re learning good hygiene habits. Lincoln Read More

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TELLING THE TRUTH by Crystal Horton

Recently our oldest daughter asked, “Is Daddy Santa?” She had figured it out, thanks to reading the “Sisters” series written by Raina Telgemeier. Her reaction was priceless. Her facial expression was like a person walking into their surprise party. She laughed at the thought of how funny it was to think that Santa was real. Read More

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THE HISTORY OF TRADITIONAL AMERICAN FAMILIES by Crystal Horton

The traditional American family in the 1950s seemed quite innocent compared to today. Mothers seemingly dressed to the nines, had perfect hair, wore high heels, baked cookies for their children and had dinner ready when their husband arrived home from work. Families sat together during dinner and engaged in conversation. On the surface, there seemed Read More