David Gudgel

Take Time for Meaningful Conversations

How to Have Meaningful Conversations with Your Teenagers Before They Leave Home

Just One More Thing… Before You Leave Home was written to be a tool to open up conversations between you and your child who will soon be leaving to go to college or out into the world. It’s something we did with each of our three kids during their senior years in high school. I …

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One of Our Many Lists

Every Parent Needs a “Just One More Thing” List Close By

We make a lot of lists in our lives: Grocery lists “Stuff to pack for vacation” lists Bucket lists Christmas gift lists “Things to do today” lists“ Things we want to see and do while we’re visiting Paris… or Italy… or New York City” lists One of the most important lists a parent can make …

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Leaving the Single Life Behind

You Need to Be Over and Done with the Life That’s Past

If you’re married or thinking about getting married, you need an “over and done” commitment if you want your marriage to succeed. You must be over and done with your former single life and totally committed to “till death do us part.” That’s a commitment Tom failed to make. And it really messed up his …

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