How to Balance Parenting and Working From Home

By Jackson Greer Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Balancing parenting and working from home might seem daunting. But each day presents an opportunity to display love to your kids. Megan was well into her first month learning how to balance parenting and working from home. Some days, her virtual meetings were interrupted by the … Continue reading How to Balance Parenting and Working From Home

Navigating Dark Themes in Literature – How to Guide Your Kids

By Jackson Greer Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Even though your kid might be assigned a book with dark themes, there is hope for guiding them along in their journey. When it comes to books, how dark is too dark? It’s no secret that dark themes permeate culture, and literature is hardly an exception. … Continue reading Navigating Dark Themes in Literature – How to Guide Your Kids

4 Steps to Teaching Your Child Emotional Control

By Todd Cartmell Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels With your guidance and practice, your kids can learn to control their emotions. Here are four steps for helping your children regain the upper hand when intense emotions threaten to spiral out of control. Emotional control can be a little bit like a shootout in the … Continue reading 4 Steps to Teaching Your Child Emotional Control

Understanding and Encouraging Opposite-Sex Friendships

By John Trent Photo by Kindel Media from Pexels While there are challenges to opposite-gender friendships, there are also genuine benefits if you position your son or daughter to have these types of friendships. Imagine this: You and your son are walking up to the door of a friend’s house. Both of you are excited … Continue reading Understanding and Encouraging Opposite-Sex Friendships

Role reversal: The beauty of serving a parent

Written by Sarah Smith Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels I’ve observed my mom almost eat glass. She’s been lost around the neighborhood a few times, she’s told me she doesn’t love me anymore, and she drank nail polish remover thinking it was Diet Coke.  This is called Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease. My mom is my … Continue reading Role reversal: The beauty of serving a parent

6 Ways to Respond to a Strong-Willed Child

By Danny Huerta, PsyD, MSW, LCSW, LSSW Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels Raising strong-willed children can be demanding, but it’s also incredibly gratifying. When taught with patience and firm, loving guidance, they can become life-changing leaders. Have you ever pictured the apostle Paul as a strong-willed child during his early years? Have you ever … Continue reading 6 Ways to Respond to a Strong-Willed Child

Understanding the Myths of Gender Identity and Transgenderism

By Glenn T. Stanton Male and female are not what we feel we are, but what we actually are. Help your kids sort the truth from fiction regarding transgenderism because transgenderism doesn't physically exist. Your child comes home from school one day, and you ask how the day went. However, you weren’t expecting a discussion … Continue reading Understanding the Myths of Gender Identity and Transgenderism