Programs

Nov
21
9

Managing Conflict

Never get caught in a forest fire. ...

Nov
20
16

Three Stories to Share

Stories make faith come alive....

Nov
17
84

Big Payoff

A stepmom, Linda, sent me an e-mail. I could see her smile in her words....

Nov
16
43

Staying Close

If you want to feel close in your marriage, do things that make you close. ...

Nov
15
19

Ham & Turkey

What, you mean we can eat ham and turkey at Thanksgiving?...

Nov
14
12

Live the Bible at Home (Coloss...

You know, sometimes the best thing you can do with the Bible, is live it. ...

Nov
13
18

Dealing With Past Losses

So what do you think, do we grieve well?...

Nov
10
13

Celebrate Veterans Day

Courage means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die....

Nov
09
63

A Big Hug!

Parenting over the long haul is tough. Stepparenting is really tough....

Nov
08
28

Blending of Sands Ceremony

Were there any rituals at your wedding?...

Nov
07
66

From Egypt to the Promised Lan...

When the road gets long, just keep going....

Nov
06
29

Never Satisfied (Proverbs 27)

"Never satisfied are the eyes of man."...

Nov
03
28

What's Your Role?

Parents, what's your role when it comes to your kids and the other parent?...

Nov
02
15

Trying to Be Supportive

"Ron, I'm an adult, my mom is dating a guy, and I'm having a rough time with it."...

Nov
01
40

5 to 1 Ratio

Do you want a good marriage? Start by doing some math....

Oct
31
39

What Do You Believe About Step...

What do you believe about stepparenting?...

Oct
30
30

Defeating Jealousy (Proverbs 2...

Hell hath no fury like a woman scored. Or anyone else for that matter....

Oct
27
1

Airing Dirty Laundry

Hey, would you line-dry your underwear in front of your house?...

Oct
26
1

Let Reality Be the Teacher

Parenting sure is rewarding, but tough work. So, whenever possible-get out of the way....

Oct
25
56

Six Months to Stabilize

True or false: it generally takes stepfamilies six months to a year to become stabilized?...

Oct
24

Don't Pack a Suitcase

When you check into a hotel, it feels like home, right?...

Oct
23
44

Loving With Correction (Prover...

Compassionately correcting a friend is an act of love. ...

Oct
20
33

Checking in With Mom

Jennifer contacted us on social media. She was desperately trying to help her husband, her children'...

Oct
19
27

It's Not Real Until It's Real

"Ron, we dated for two years and everything seemed great with my kids. But the day we got married, o...

Oct
18
18

Moving the Line

I'm constantly amazed at how we keep moving the morality line. ...

Oct
17
23

When Stepsiblings Don't Get Al...

Fight, fight! When new siblings don't get along....

Oct
16
44

Getting Sharper (Proverbs 27)

Have you ever seen a knife sharpen itself?...

Oct
13
13

Through a Child's Eyes

Okay, imagine your parents are madly in love. And then one day you see one of your parents kissing s...

Oct
12
16

Childhood Pain

Hey, I'm not in a stepfamily. So how come you make so much sense?...

Oct
11
14

Boycotting Dinner

"Ron, my teenager is boycotting dinner. Should we make her join us?"...