Life Changing Events

Do you ever have one of those moments where you know that your life is changing? I mean, most of the time, we are not aware of how much we are changing until years down the road. It’s easier to consider these things in restrospect but what about when you are in the moment? 

What’s The Answer

Recently, some people who I know pulled me aside to ask for advice in regards to their 14-year-old son. They said that they were really struggling to connect with him and that he had begun to rebel against them. They particularly struggled with Sunday mornings as they all attend church but he does not want … More What’s The Answer

Know Your Role

If you had a time machine in your home and could go back and take a peek at life before you were here, would you find yourself surprised at what you found? Would it look drastically different than life today or would people be relatively similar? Now, obviously, technology has changed life but what about people? … More Know Your Role

If Only

You’ve been cruising along through parenthood for a decade at this point. Your children love you. They still laugh at your jokes. They want hugs constantly and sincerely desire for you to spend time with them. They fight with each other constantly but would never think of attempting to fight with one of your parents. … More If Only

Build Each Other Up

Have you ever been in the store shopping and your child starts throwing a fit in front of everyone? Of course, you have. Every child does it. It is not rooted in whether or not we are good parents. There is something else going on. Your child wants to be his or her own authority. Your … More Build Each Other Up

Stop and listen

Dr. James Dobson tells us that, “the amount of live language directed to a child (not to be confused with television, radio, or overheard conversations) is vital to her development of fundamental linguistic, intellectual, and social skills.” (The New Strong-Willed Child, 96) This quote was in regards to fourteen-month-old children. However, this need never goes … More Stop and listen