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When Teenagers Ask “Who Am I?”

By |December 29th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

One of the most important questions that teenagers grapple with during the time of adolescence is, “Who am I?”  Then, as they are answering the question, they also have to decide, “Do I love who [...]

Guiding Your Son’s Choices of Books, Video Games and Movies

By |November 20th, 2016|Technology|

Lessons of struggle, perseverance, character, strength, and hope are found not only in Scripture, but also in culture.  There are movies, books, and video games that capture the essence of heroism and can capture the [...]

What Does the Word “Support” Look Like in Your Family?

By |October 20th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

The secret to healthy kids can be found through a whole-person approach to the needs of your child.  By addressing the emotional, relational, physical, and spiritual needs of children, parents are able to provide a [...]

How to Recognize if Your Son is Overwhelmed

By |September 20th, 2016|Family Life|

I'll never forget a time one of my sons lost a football game.  He was in middle school, and I was the resident taxi, driving back and forth to practices and games.  Usually, these drive [...]

Keeping Relationships on Neutral Ground

By |July 30th, 2016|Relationships|

It was all the computer's fault, actually.  If the computer setup at the campaign headquarters had been better, Jim never would have suggested that he and Tracy go to his place to work on the [...]

Helping Children Make Healthy Choices with Technology

By |June 25th, 2016|Family Life, Technology|

The American Association of Pediatrics put out a statement about how parents should interact with media, or what we call technology. Read the list of suggestions from the AAP, and determine when you are going [...]

Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff

By |May 10th, 2016|Anxiety, Happiness, PTSD, Recovery|

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of its own when you are in anxiety overload.  You become a [...]

The Quintessential Meaning of Intimacy

By |April 28th, 2016|Happiness, Relationships|

In one of the most moving books I’ve read, entitled Letters to an Unborn Child, David Ireland, disabled, confined to a wheelchair and terminally ill, wrote a series of letters to the unborn child he [...]

Mentor and Monitor Your Child’s Relationships

By |February 28th, 2016|Family Life, Relationships|

As your child grows, he or she will come into contact with more and more people outside your family and circle of friends. They will meet coaches, teachers, other parents, other children, and other adults. [...]