Strong families don’t happen by accident. They are created intentionally. We are not raising children, we are raising adults; adults who will become leaders in their home, community and the church. Will they be prepared to become the best they can be? Creating a culture of self-reliance in our homes will be an important step to reaching that goal.
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This week as a family, think through a disaster and plan your response. When we are faced with a crisis, we mortals all tend to respond in the same way. Why? Because that is the way our brains are programmed to handle extreme stress. But preparation can help us respond in more effective ways. Here are some tips on how to plan for a better response.
It’s one thing to discuss the Parental God theologically and theoretically, but it is something else again to ask the practical questions “How can we model Them? How can we emulate Them? How can we try to follow the same principles in our earthly parenting that They follow in Their celestial parenting?
This is the continuation of my interview with therapist and fellow podcaster, Tony Overbay, to talk about how couples can stay connected to each other when one partner leaves their shared faith. This is often a transition that is difficult for most couples to navigate, as a departure from the beliefs and values that brought them together can introduce new questions and fears about their future.
Whoever teaches your child discernment, whether it is you, the media, peers, or teachers, is literally wielding the power to form your child’s beliefs, values, morality, passions, and actions. Here are eight principles to help make sure you are the one teaching them discernment.
My husband and I love and respect each other, but I find that when we are so stressed and worn and stretched with so much anxiety and worry, our communication spirals.