Who’s Faster? Smarter? Better Looking? Help! My home feels like a battle ground. How can I diminish sibling rivalry in my home? What’s the line between healthy and unhealthy competition between siblings? How can I foster unity in my home? What is the danger of allowing sarcasm in my family speech? What attitudes and behaviors do I need to stop ASAP in my home? How is parenting different in the 2nd decade from the first? What are some 2nd decade parenting tips that I can implement today? How can I combat self-centeredness and foster solidarity in my teenagers?
We have five teenagers right now… this is our Judgement Day! We’re feeling put-to-the-test, and it’s humbling. -Tom
Sarcasm is a cheap, easy laugh. We have to take an ax to behaviors, speech and attitudes that diminishes family unity. -Kari
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share stories about their current challenge of parenting five teenagers, such as: sibling rivalry, sarcasm, faith formation push-back, and more! Tom contrasts parenting principles from the first decade with the second decade. Kari gives five ‘must have’ tips for organizing a successful family-bonding activity: fun, food, faith, fresh, and furtive.