Programs

Aug
21

New Marriage, New Forgiveness

Sometimes announcing an engagement is an opportunity to find forgiveness....

Aug
20

I've Never Experienced a Blend...

"Ron, this is so hard for me to relate to. I've never experienced a blended family." Well, maybe you...

Aug
19

A Trust Without Trust

What good is a trust without trust?...

Aug
16

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Sometimes, to settle an argument, flip a coin....

Aug
15

Slow to Anger (Proverbs 19)

Okay, I'm going to let you in on a little secret. ...

Aug
14

Gentle-Respectful:Make a New F...

To make a friend, be gentle-respectful. ...

Aug
13

Gentle-Respectful Part 2

In stepfamilies, be gentle and respectful....

Aug
12

Gentle-Strong Part 1

Do you want to be strong? Be gentle-strong....

Aug
09

Whooped By a 9-Year-Old Kid

"Yeah, Ron, I guess I got whooped by a 9-year-old."...

Aug
08

Don't Jump: Be Determined

Why would you jump out of a perfectly good airplane?...

Aug
07

End of Summer Swap

For many kids the summer visitation schedule is over. It's time to transition back to the other home...

Aug
06

Creating a Family Comes at a C...

Hey, we respect you enough to give it to you straight. ...

Aug
05

We're Here to Help

We are here to help. ...

Aug
02

Good News for Unhappy Marriage...

Yeah, most couples divorce anyway so if you're having problems, just accept the inevitable. ...

Aug
01

Keep on Trucking

Today, a word of encouragement to stepparents: just keep on trucking....

Jul
31

Mock the Poor, Insult God (Pro...

Are you so bold as to insult God?...

Jul
30

Love & Faithfulness

The notion that "All you need is love" just isn't true. ...

Jul
29

Don't Provoke Kids to Anger

Ron, how do I tell my mom I need to get away from my stepdad?...

Jul
26

When Forgiveness Is Rejected

Have you ever had someone get mad at you...because you forgave them?...

Jul
25

Speak With the Wisdom of God

Want to influence someone for good? Speak with the wisdom of God....

Jul
24

Foolish Kids, Grieving Steppar...

A foolish child will make your soul ache. ...

Jul
23

Who Will Take Care of Me?

When I'm old, who will take care of me?...

Jul
22

What's Your Bias?

So, what's your bias?...

Jul
19

Two Lips Walk Into a Fight

Hey, have you heard this one: "Two lips walk into a fight..."...

Jul
18

Adopting Outsiders

Do you know what it's like to be adopted?...

Jul
17

Good News for Christian Marria...

What right do you Christians have to tell us about marriage you can't even get it right yourself?...

Jul
16

Adapt and Adjust

Sometimes life forces you to adapt and adjust. ...

Jul
15

Not an Excuse

Don't you hate it when someone uses your words to excuse their behavior?...

Jul
12

Experiencing Love, Extending G...

Experiencing the love of Christ changes us. ...

Jul
11

Before You Travel

When the cat's away, the mice will...try to play the other parent, that's what!...