Growing the Christmas Spirit

Growing the Christmas Spirit               One of the truly good things about Christmas is the spirit of hope and joy the season brings. The pleasure of watching children take delight in the colorful lights and the opening of gifts brings a smile. And, observing the wonder in a child’s

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Parenting and Discipline: Natural and Logical Consequences

Take a few minutes to think about the last time your child made a bad choice or engaged in irresponsible behavior. Do you remember your response to your child? As a parent, seeing our children make bad choices and engage in irresponsible behavior can make us feel a variety ofRead more

Baker Ripley and Ark Help Families

BakerRipley Partners with The ARKGroup to Help Families  HOUSTON - BakerRipley is partnering with The ARKGroup to offer free, online parenting classes to families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The course, ARK for Parents and Caregivers, received the “Texas Governor’s Award for Excellence in Programming” and provides practical, easy-to-apply parenting skillsRead more

6 Practical Ways to Show Unconditional Love to Kids

Parenting is all about relationships. And really good parents realize that having great relationships with their kids doesn’t just happen by accident. Those relationships are created by commitment, hard work, and unconditional love. Since most parents do love their children, it sounds like this should be easy, right? Well, mostRead more