Redirecting A Rough Start

December 6, 2017

The start to my day was hard. My seven-year old son did not want to get up for school. After 10 minutes of coaxing he finally moved out of bed. Next, I tried to wake … Read more

Jen Coursey

Can Relational Skills Make You Smarter?

November 30, 2017

Is there a subject or class in school where your child struggles? Perhaps your son or daughter just cannot seem to grasp math, or that pesky science class is a thorn in the side. Maybe … Read more

Jen Coursey

The Treasure is Worth the Hunt

November 24, 2017

My husband Chris shared these thoughts last week and I thought you might enjoy hearing them as well. A few weeks back my sons enjoyed geocaching for the first time with our friend Nicole. Searching … Read more

Jen Coursey

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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