How to Respond to Your Disappointed Child

How to Respond to Your Disappointed Child

Are you unsure how to respond to a disappointed child? Here’s how I’m learning to react when my kids experience small letdowns.
Date Night Movies Meet Both His and Her Needs

Date Night Movies Meet Both His and Her Needs

Researchers say men and women have distinctly different preferences on how they connect with others. Date night movies meet both his and her needs.
How to Help Your Angry Child

How to Help Your Angry Child

Are you parenting an angry child? Here are some tips on how you can help your kid control, process, and express anger better.
Take the "Which TV Couple Are You Most Like?" Quiz

Take the “Which TV Couple Are You Most Like?” Quiz

When it comes to teamwork in your relationship, which TV couple are you and your significant other most like? Take this fun quiz to find out.

How to Encourage Your Kids to Love the Arts

Do you want to encourage your kids to love the arts? Here are several practical ways we are doing this with our four daughters.

How to Inspire Patriotism in Your Kids

Need some suggestions on how to inspire patriotism in your kids this Fourth of July? Here are a few suggestions.
When Conflict in Marriage Feels Hopeless

When Conflict in Marriage Feels Hopeless

Conflict in marriage doesn't need to feel hopeless. Here are ways you can work through it together and come out stronger.

How to Keep a Relationship Strong Over Distance

How can you keep a relationship strong over distance? Here's what we discovered in our own "absence = what?" experiment.
What to Do When Comparison Blinds You to the Beauty of Your Story

What to Do When Comparison Blinds You to the Beauty of...

I often let comparison blind me to the beauty of my own individual story. Do you?

5 Things to Tell Your Husband This Father’s Day

Here are five things to tell your husband this Father's Day.

3 Ways Community Keeps Us Needy and Why That Is a...

Community keeps us needy and that's a good thing. Here's why.

3 Strategies for Navigating Stressful Decisions in Marriage

If you and your spouse are currently facing stressful decisions, here are three team-building strategies you can practice.
What the Day You'd Do Over Says About You

What the Day You’d Do Over Says About You

If you could "do over" any day, what day would it be? My daughter Savannah recently asked me this question. I was surprised to discover what my answer -- and hers -- revealed about us both.

How to Help Your Kids Be More Adventurous Eaters

How can you help your kids be more adventurous eaters? Here's one way.
When Your Parenting Story Includes Miscarriage

When Your Parenting Story Includes Miscarriage

Maybe your parenting story includes miscarriage. If so, you are not alone.

3 Age-Defying Activities the Entire Family Can Enjoy

We’ve gotten creative in discovering pastimes the entire family can enjoy together. Here are three of our favorite “age-defying” activities.

3 Ways to Help Your Daughter Respond Well to Mean Girls

Here are 3 ways you can help your daughter respond well to mean girls.

3 Ways Your Kids Can Actively Engage Media

Here are 3 ways you can help your kids actively engage media.
How to Better Love Your Imperfect Spouse

How to Better Love Your Imperfect Spouse

Are you struggling to love your imperfect spouse well? If so, here’s one secret to overlooking flaws and building your spouse up in the process.

Why You Should Hit Pause Before Venting to Your Spouse

Even in marriage, there’s a fine line between confiding and venting. And it’s a distinction that’s important to make.