Focus on the Family Commentary
It's My Spouse's Fault
Almost every marriage in crisis shares an identical problem. At least one member of the couple has a bad habit of blaming their own poor behavior on their spouse.
Unresolved Anger in Marriage
Every couple gets mad from time to time. But some marriages are sinking under the weight of unresolved anger. To heal the problem, you'll have to do some digging.
Babies Change Marriage
Maybe you're a married couple who's discovered you're going to have your first baby. To that I say, "Congratulations! Children are one of life's greatest blessings!" But I also want to encourage you to take steps now to strengthen your marriage...
The Foundation of Parenting
Youve probably heard parenting experts talk about balancing love and discipline in raising children. But do you know how to do that in real life when your child is acting up?
Grieving With Someone
What do you say to comfort a grieving loved one? When someone close to us is suffering deeply, we naturally want to make them feel better, but we struggle knowing theres really nothing we can say to lessen their grief.
Telling Kids a Loved One is Dying
If you knew a loved one was going to die, what would you tell your kids? In an age-appropriate way, have a conversation with your children about terminal illness. Let them ask questions and express their feelings honestly.
Soar Like a Bird
Do you ever feel like youre having trouble getting life off the ground? Take a look around you. Find a mentor you can learn from or talk to people who have accomplished the things youre after.
Ping Pong Marriage
Many couples can think of a list of things they wish were different about their spouse. But, according to Dr. Greg Smalley, improving your marriage by trying to change your spouse is wasted effort. When it comes right down to it, you cant change other...
Life Transitions 1
People often expect life to remain basically the same year after year. But life is filled with transitions. Many of them unexpected, of course. But a lot of them are common. And, if youre prepared for those changes, they can actually improve your...
Life Transitions 2
Yesterday, I talked about a common transition point in a womans life. If she prepares for it ahead of time, she can turn the experience in a positive direction. So, whats a common transition point for men?
Passion is often born from our deepest pain. That was certainly the case in my life. And maybe its the case in yours.
September 11, 2001
Honor the lives of our fallen citizens.
Drop Your Anger First
So whats a parent to do?
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
It's not a big deal.
A Right Perspective
Make room for each others perspective.
The Glory of Home
What's the difference between a house and a home?
Do You Know Who I Am?
Do you know who I am?
From I Can't to I Can
Take one small step towards reconciliation.
The Blessing of Work
For many people work is a necessary evil.
He Meant Well
Some kids need an extra measure of sensitivity and love.
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