Tom the Turkey

November 15, 2017

Chris and I have started what I hope will be a new family tradition for Thanksgiving. While appreciation and gratitude are important skills to emphasize, it seems especially appropriate during this season of Thanksgiving. I … Read more

Jen Coursey

The Tendency Towards Intensity

November 9, 2017

There are times even the best parenting advice and guidance does not work. As parents, we need to learn how to stay ourselves with our children even when things go wrong and it seems our … Read more

Jen Coursey

Synchronizing With Your Teen is Unselfish

November 1, 2017

By Barbara Moon Do you ever find yourself getting caught up in arguments with your teen? You see a situation one way; your teen sees it another. Disagreements are common and very frustrating. Arguing doesn’t … Read more

Jen Coursey

Behavior Tells A Story

October 26, 2017

The last month has been incredibly chaotic. On top of an exceptionally busy time with my ministry responsibilites, we have also been in the midst of a major transition. The distribution center I started years … Read more

Jen Coursey

Change the Course of Your Morning

October 19, 2017

It was a rough morning. My crew overslept. We woke up grumpy. From the moment our feet touched the floor we were running late. This is not how I planned to start my day. Can … Read more

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Watch Me, Daddy!

October 10, 2017

From Chris: The other day I was upstairs in my house when I heard my 5 year-old son playing basketball in the driveway. I looked out the window and noticed he was working hard to … Read more

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Black Belt Time

October 6, 2017

In a week when our country is again shocked by the evil in this world and grieving the needless loss of life, I wanted to share with you my husband Chris’ thoughts: On a day … Read more

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I Can’t Believe My Child Did This!

September 28, 2017

Have you ever cringed watching your child misbehave? Maybe you felt a dose of shame when, after your best parenting efforts, your child still says or does THAT? Let’s face it. If you get right … Read more

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Immanuel’s Strong Suitcase

September 20, 2017

My seven-year-old son struggles in the fall. The rest of the year Matthew’s busy ADD brain can be a challenge, but we have skills and strategies in place to stabilize his behavior and help him … Read more

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Raising Resilient Children

September 14, 2017

I want to have a heart to heart with you about raising resilient children. These are children who bounce back and recover when things go wrong. Children who respond to the curve balls of life … Read more

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