• How to Balance Parenting and Working From Home

    August 31, 2021 by

    By Jackson Greer Balancing parenting and working from home might seem daunting. But each day presents an opportunity to display love to your kids. Megan was well into her first month learning how to balance parenting and working from home. Some days, her virtual meetings were interrupted by the sounds of her three young children… Read more

  • Navigating Dark Themes in Literature – How to Guide Your Kids

    August 24, 2021 by

    By Jackson Greer Even though your kid might be assigned a book with dark themes, there is hope for guiding them along in their journey. When it comes to books, how dark is too dark? It’s no secret that dark themes permeate culture, and literature is hardly an exception. It might be explicit content in… Read more

  • Helping Teens With Anxiety

    August 17, 2021 by

    By Carol Cuppy Here are several ways to help our teens change their anxious thinking habits and lead them toward a healthier mindset. Donna watched as her teenage daughter, Emma, paced the gate area at the airport. The flight from Iowa to California was an hour away, and, up until now, Emma had seemed excited… Read more

  • 4 Steps to Teaching Your Child Emotional Control

    August 10, 2021 by

    By Todd Cartmell With your guidance and practice, your kids can learn to control their emotions. Here are four steps for helping your children regain the upper hand when intense emotions threaten to spiral out of control. Emotional control can be a little bit like a shootout in the Old West, especially where blow-ups, meltdowns,… Read more

  • Understanding and Encouraging Opposite-Sex Friendships

    August 3, 2021 by

    By John Trent While there are challenges to opposite-gender friendships, there are also genuine benefits if you position your son or daughter to have these types of friendships. Imagine this: You and your son are walking up to the door of a friend’s house. Both of you are excited and a bit nervous about the… Read more

  • Role reversal: The beauty of serving a parent

    July 27, 2021 by

    Written by Sarah Smith I’ve observed my mom almost eat glass. She’s been lost around the neighborhood a few times, she’s told me she doesn’t love me anymore, and she drank nail polish remover thinking it was Diet Coke.  This is called Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. My mom is my best friend. Her name is Rebecca,… Read more

  • 6 Ways to Respond to a Strong-Willed Child

    July 20, 2021 by

    By Danny Huerta, PsyD, MSW, LCSW, LSSW Raising strong-willed children can be demanding, but it’s also incredibly gratifying. When taught with patience and firm, loving guidance, they can become life-changing leaders. Have you ever pictured the apostle Paul as a strong-willed child during his early years? Have you ever wondered how his parents corrected, guided,… Read more

  • Understanding the Myths of Gender Identity and Transgenderism

    July 13, 2021 by

    By Glenn T. Stanton Male and female are not what we feel we are, but what we actually are. Help your kids sort the truth from fiction regarding transgenderism because transgenderism doesn’t physically exist. Your child comes home from school one day, and you ask how the day went. However, you weren’t expecting a discussion… Read more

  • How to Rekindle “Like” for Your Spouse

    July 9, 2021 by

    By Jen Weaver Have you noticed that your spouse’s personality quirks, which you thought were so cute when you were dating, are driving you nuts now that you’re married? In the early days, it was laughable when she forgot items on her way out of the house or grocery shopped at random. Now you wish… Read more

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