Posts by: Katie Kennedy

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3 Inspiring Ways to Motivate Your Kids

May 1, 2024 10:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If I learned one thing in my NFL career, it’s that the only way to win is to work. From pee wee to the NFL, my best teams were always my hardest-working teams. Laziness doesn’t cut it. In fact, it would get you cut from the roster. The average NFL career is just over three...


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3 Simple Truths That Help You Parent With Purpose

May 1, 2024 9:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“Is your leg OK?” I asked my son while we were on a walk after dinner. He rubbed his knee and said, “It hurts, but it’s fine. Let’s keep going.” We got in our two miles, and as the house came back into view, I saw my younger son standing on the sidewalk in the...


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4 Tools Your Spouse Wishes You Used More

May 1, 2024 9:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I have a pool in my back yard, and I can’t stand seeing it dirty. So when leaves fall in or dirt builds up on the bottom, I like to go outside and clean it. The toughest part is scrubbing the pool’s walls, which would be impossible to do without the giant brush on a...


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Growth Mindset: The No. 1 Reason Some Marriages Grow and Others Don’t

May 1, 2024 9:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As I’ve worked with married couples over the past few decades, some consistent issues couples face just kept popping up. And no matter what I did, I just couldn’t figure them out—until a few years ago. Mystery 1: Why do some married people respond to marriage advice while others don’t? Mystery 2: Why would someone...


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12 End-of-the-Year Celebrations Any Mom Can Pull Off

May 1, 2024 9:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“Alright, ladies! Let’s talk end-of-the-school-year celebration ideas!” I got that group text and was tempted to reply, “Um… sleep? Or how about just not going to school?” At this point in the year, I’m just happy if my kids’ toes aren’t sticking out of their sneakers, so planning an end-of-the-year celebration brings pressure I don’t...


3 Things Dads Should Avoid This Summer

May 1, 2024 9:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ahh, summertime. Who doesn’t look forward to a little warm weather and relaxation? Lots of time with the family gives you plenty of opportunities to make an impact on them. However, remind yourself that your kids look up to you; not only for your strengths but also for your imperfections. So commit yourself this summer...