Category Archives: Family

3 Ways Parents Help Their Child Succeed TODAY!

3 Ways Parents Help Their Child Succeed TODAY!

As parents, one of our overriding desires is to see our children be successful. Maybe it’s for a small child to be successful in learning new behaviors. Or it might be that we want them to be successful in school. Maybe it’s in a sport they play, or growing in their faith. Or perhaps it’s… Continue reading

What Your Child Wants Most For Christmas

What Your Child Wants Most For Christmas

What is it that children want? Toys? Video games or equipment? New phones, iPods or tablets? Nope. In this powerful video produced by Ikea, it tells you exactly what they want. It’s less than 3 minutes long so, parents (especially with younger children), please watch it and take it to heart. Continue reading

8 Ways To Be A Fantastic Mom

8 Ways To Be A Fantastic Mom

I have to admit, I have a lot of experience in this area. No, I’m not a fantastic Mom, but I have a fantastic Mom! And I’m married to one, also. So I have to say…I know what I’m talking about here.  Of course, I have an awesome Dad, too, which is how I was… Continue reading

9 Ways To Be An Awesome Dad

9 Ways To Be An Awesome Dad

. I’ve written about things I thank my Dad for, and I’ve written about words I want my sons to understand as they become men. I have an awesome Dad. And I want to be an awesome Dad. But what, exactly, makes a Dad awesome? I’m not sure there’s a definitive list or definition what makes a… Continue reading

3 Practices for Purposeful Parenting

3 Practices for Purposeful Parenting

  As fulfilling as it can be, anyone who’s been a parent for longer than about a week knows that parenting is hard! There’s no manual, and everyone seems to have different opinions on what works and what doesn’t.  Most parents want to “parent on purpose”. In other words, be intentional about raising kids properly. We want… Continue reading

A Primer For Parenting

A Primer For Parenting

Anyone who’s been a parent for longer than a week knows that parenting can be hard work! Most of us understand the significance of parenting, but many of us don’t really have a framework that helps us know how to parent successfully, and especially how to pass on our faith to our kids (without abdicating that responsibility… Continue reading