Focus on the Family Commentary
Its a wonderful thing for children to grow up with a healthy sense of their own worth. But, where does a young boy or girl go to get such a view of themselves. And, what role do we as parents play?
Correcting Our Course
What does long-distance swimming have in common with parenting? As it turns out, a lot.
Friendship or Flirtation? (Part 2 of 2)
Yesterday, I told you why infatuation is one of the most common dangers facing marriages. Its because infatuation can lead you toward an affair before youre even aware of it.
Friendship or Flirtation? (Part 1 of 2)
Marriages everywhere are at risk because of one of the most powerful drugs known to man. Its called infatuation.
A Heart for All
How about an idea for making the world around you just a little happier? Its easier than you think to find a way to let the people around you know that they matter.
Nobody Owes Me
If you want to be successful, it all starts with the right mindset. Dont expect people to hand you things. Think like an athlete. Set a goal and work hard to achieve it.
Happiness in Marriage
Most of the stories you heard when you were a child probably ended like this: and they lived happily ever after. Its the stuff of fairy tales and its also the hope of every couple standing at a wedding altar. But is it wise to make happiness the...
Your Kids’ Money Personality 2
Do you know your childs money personality? If not, stay tuned to learn a way to prevent conflict with your children over their spending habits.
Your Kids’ Money Personality 1
Youve probably heard that money is one of the biggest sources of conflict in marriage. Well, money can cause friction between parents and children as well. But theres an easy solution: Understand your childs money personality.
The Easter Message
Easter is just around the corner. For many families, this holiday doesnt mean much. Its just a fun day to eat candy and hunt for colorful eggs. But theres a deeper message to the day that many people overlook.
Discover Their Motivation
Many parents struggle with how to get their children to be responsible around the house. The trick is to figure out what motivates them.
Best Place to Raise Kids
How would you like to have your family live in one of the best locations in the country? The good news is you dont have to move to do it.
The Other Half
You can learn a lot from a motorcycle crash. One of the most important lessons for me was how to heal fully, not just halfway.
Don’t Marry Who They’ll Become
One of the most common mistakes engaged couples make is marrying who they hope their spouse will become instead of who they already are.
You see it everywhere, from youth sporting events to grocery stores. And, these days, even on social media. Im talking about parents who use shame to discipline their children.
Having Fun Yet?
Do you make time for fun? Some people think fun works against productivity. But the truth is, to live as healthy and productive as possible, a little fun is essential.
Redirecting a Child’s Mistakes
How do you respond when your child makes a mistake? Did you know that your response could be the difference between your child exploring their gifts or hiding from them?
Moving Beyond Your Past
Did you have a rough childhood? Whatever your story, we all face the same challenge: spend our lives blaming the people from our past, or take responsibility for our choices today.
Anger to Get Compliance
There are a lot of parents who believe anger is the only way they can get their children to do what theyre told. If youre one of them, I have a surprise for you!
In Search of a Soulmate
Are you worried your spouse isnt your soul mate? Well, let me encourage you with this: soul mates arent found, they develop over time.
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