Why Your Conflict Resolution Skills Matter to Your Tweens

Why Your Conflict Resolution Skills Matter to Your Tweens

It’s our job as parents to teach our tweens how to navigate conflict. First, though, we need to have healthy conflict resolution skills ourselves.
When You Doubt If God Is Good to You

When You Doubt If God Is Good to You

Sometimes I secretly reflect on my life and base its value on how it compares to that of others. Do I believe that God is good to me, or only to others?
LUZIA by Cirque du Soleil

10 Reasons to Love LUZIA by Cirque Du Soleil

Here are 10 reasons my daughter and I loved LUZIA by Cirque du Soleil and why I think you and your family will love it too.
5 Strategies for a Stronger Marriage

5 Strategies for a Stronger Marriage

If you and your spouse are struggling to be a united team, here are five strategies you can put into practice for a stronger marriage.
How to Pick Friends Who Help Marriage

How to Pick Friends Who Help Marriage

How can you make sure that you pick friends who help marriage? Here are three suggestions of qualities to look for in your close friendships.
LEAP! And Its Best Teachable Moments for Kids

LEAP! and Its Best Teachable Moments for Kids

LEAP! encourages kids to chase their dreams with passion. But that’s not all it teaches them. Here are three more valuable lessons that stand out to me.
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.
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.
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.