Denny hagel's Blog Posts Tagged 'raising' (14)

Preparing for the Teenage Years!

A common concern of parents regardless of the age of their children is a dread…

Added by denny hagel on February 1, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

If Your Teenager Was a Customer Would He Buy What You Are Selling?

Being able to successfully convey our ideas, opinions, suggestions, solutions and products to one another is totally dependent on one…

Added by denny hagel on February 1, 2012 at 11:42am — No Comments

Raising Teens: Parents Want to Know How Far Is Too Far?

As I was reading some of my…

Added by denny hagel on November 5, 2011 at 10:58am — 3 Comments

Parenting Using Teachable Moments

Parenting using teachable moments is an extremely effective method.  Teachable moments are those…

Added by denny hagel on August 7, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

The Key to Raising Your Children to Have a Sense of Personal Responsibility


Just this past week I received a letter that read, “…

Added by denny hagel on August 2, 2011 at 12:12am — No Comments

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”…


Added by denny hagel on July 18, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

Children and Chores



When raising children the topic of children and chores will inevitably come up. Parents often disagree on whether or not it is a good idea to…


Added by denny hagel on May 22, 2011 at 10:51pm — No Comments

Children are Not "One Size Fits All !

Frustrated, stressed, overloaded, anxious…do any of these describe how you feel? Parenting methods and strategies have…


Added by denny hagel on May 15, 2011 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Are You Having Fun With Your Teenager?

Are You Having Fun With Your Teenager? At first glance some of you may think this is a trick question! It isn’t. I ask the question for several reasons.


The first is because so many of the parents who contact me for…


Added by denny hagel on April 26, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

It's Time to Examine Your Relationship With Your Children

Don’t you love how nature provides us with a specific time each year to enjoy new beginnings after a long winter of hibernation? Everywhere we look we see evidence of “new life” appearing. Buds on the trees, blossoms on the flowers and the…

Added by denny hagel on March 22, 2011 at 5:33am — 2 Comments

Empowering Your Child...A Crossroad for Parents

The word "empowering" is floating around the parenting community quite a lot these days. When asked, most parents are in favor of it.

When you speak to parents about educating their children about the principles of the law of attraction, most are in favor of it.

Parents love the part about their children thinking positive thoughts, choosing positive actions, and being grateful for what they have in their life. However, as you go further into the meaning and purpose of… Continue

Added by denny hagel on April 11, 2010 at 10:21am — No Comments

Raising Kids...Relate vs. Dictate

If you want to alienate your kids, create an atmosphere that says “I am the boss and you will obey!” On the other hand, if you want a relationship with your kids, create an atmosphere that says “I am here to help you!”

Communicating with your child is what will determine the type of relationship you will share. On going communication is what will allow the relationship to deepen and strengthen.

Parents are often so busy they forget the need to consciously cultivate a… Continue

Added by denny hagel on February 15, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments

2010:The Year of the Awakened Parent

If asked if you are you an “awakened” parent you would probably pause to consider what that actually means. What constitutes being an awakened parent? Many equate the term “awakened” with “eyes wide-opened” or being “aware”. In terms of parenting, to be awakened means to be conscious of what your role as a parent consists of…examining your role, determining if it is working to produce the results you intend, and finally, making necessary changes to achieve those goals.

Parenting is… Continue

Added by denny hagel on January 7, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Your Children Only Get One Childhood

I am the first one to say parenting is serious business. After all, I’m not only a mother and a grandmother, my work as an author is based on parenting as well. And like most parents, I focus on how and what my children learn, especially during their formative years. The formative years are the most important years in terms of the characteristics and traits they obtain and carry into their adult lives.

Parents place an enormous amount of energy on their children’s academic education,… Continue

Added by denny hagel on December 26, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments



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