Programs

Oct
22

Listen With the Intent to Unde...

We all know that high cholesterol is bad for you, right? Well, here is another tip for reducing the ...

Oct
21

Double Check Your Attitude (Da...

High Cholesterol is bad for your body, right. Well here's a tip for reducing the cholesterol in your...

Oct
18

What Not to Do

Learning to be a good parent, in part, means knowing what not to do. ...

Oct
17

Guide, Guard & Direct

Kids in stepfamilies go through a lot. Which is one reason their parent can become overprotective....

Oct
16

Reconciliation Is a Good Thing...

Our God is a God of reconciliation. And any time we can reconcile a relationship, it's a good thing....

Oct
15

Stop the Argument Insanity

Alright kids, stop listening. I'm going to tell your parents how to get you to stop arguing....

Oct
14

Supporting Stepcouples: What E...

When it comes to supporting couples in stepfamilies, everyone can play a part. ...

Oct
11

For the Joy Set Before Him--an...

In the Bible, Hebrews 12 says that for the joy set before Him, Jesus "endured the cross." Really? Wa...

Oct
10

Talk Less, Act More

Parents today use too many words. It's time we talk less, and act more....

Oct
09

Growing Together

I know this couple who really get on each other's nerves. You can blame their parents for that. ...

Oct
08

Move Toward Your Kids

On Facebook, Amanda, a single mother of two, wants to know how she can date a man well and set her f...

Oct
07

Giving Choices

Alright parents, I'm wondering: would you rather parent half-heartedly and hope it blesses your kids...

Oct
04

Catch Them Doing Something Rig...

Well, here it is parents. The single best discipline strategy known to mankind....

Oct
03

Your Flexibility Muscle

Soooo, how strong is your flexibility muscle?...

Oct
02

Logical Consequences--Connect ...

Parenting is challenging at times. So, here's a discipline tip for parents and stepparents: Connect ...

Oct
01

My Mom Is Dating Again

Ron, I never thought I'd say this, but my 67-year-old mom has a boyfriend....

Sep
30

Be a Gentle Servant

If you want to love someone well, be a gentle-servant. ...

Sep
27

Family Communication: Filtered...

Is your family communication filtered or unfiltered?...

Sep
26

Digital Jealousy, Connecting T...

This is ironic, in today's digital world we're more connected and disconnected than ever before....

Sep
25

Different & the Same--Value On...

In biological families, when a husband and wife move toward each other, they bring their children wi...

Sep
24

What's Going on Here?

Sometimes life throws you a curve....

Sep
23

Knowing When You Need Help

When you get stuck, ask someone to pull you out....

Sep
20

The Disengaged Stepparent

Ron, he has nothing to do with them. He has completely shut down toward my kids....

Sep
19

Stop Nagging (Proverbs 19)

Someone once said that being nagged is like being nibbled to death by a duck....

Sep
18

The Proof Is in the Pudding

Actions speak much louder than words....

Sep
17

Where the Pain Is

When we're suffering, why do we distance ourselves from the suffering Savior?...

Sep
16

National Stepfamily Day

Now, as far as national days go, Mother's Day and Thanksgiving I get. But Bologna Day?...

Sep
13

Loving With Maturity

I once witnessed someone act in a mature, loving way and I learned a lot....

Sep
12

Different & the Same--A Valuab...

A biological family is born out of hopefulness while a stepfamily is born out of loss....

Sep
11

September 11--Tragedy & Hope

Tragedy and hope-what a strange combination....