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Podcast: Modesty, Sex and Dating with Dannah Gresh

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: My friend Dannah Gresh is here to talk about the subjects we need to know about…but sometimes we’re afraid to ask about! It’s easier to avoid hot topics like sex, dating, short shorts, and modesty, but our children need us to talk about […]

 

What’s Your Top Parenting Problem?

What’s your top parenting problem? Parenting can seem like an uphill lonely battle some days, but your struggle is not unique.  I know in the moment, you may feel like your child is the only one to ________ (fill in the blank).  But you probably only have to walk a […]

 

News Clip: Take a spring break from technology

This week, I was interviewed by CBS News in San Diego.  Here’s my segment with Heather Myers of News 8 Morning Extra about my new bo Parents Rising and taking a break from technology. CBS News 8 – San Diego, CA News Station – KFMB Channel 8 And if you […]

 

Parents Rising Book Launch and Manifesto

Today is launch day for my new bo, Parents Rising: 8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What’s Right.   Wahoo!! I invite you to order a copy today! Buy on   Buy on Barnes & Noble  Buy on ChristianBo.com Buy on Walmart  I’m so excited […]

 

Parenting is Not a Democracy

Parenting is not a democracy.  My husband James has jed it’s like a benevolent dictatorship! I’m not saying you shouldn’t consider your children’s opinions and preferences. I’m not saying the family meeting doesn’t have a place. What I am saying is you don’t have to put everything to a […]

 

Why Did I Write Parents Rising?

I was sitting upstairs when my kitchen timer downstairs started beeping.  At first I ignored it.  I figured it would eventually stop beeping. But after my concentration had been hijacked for too long, I ran downstairs to turn it off. That’s a word picture of why I decided to write […]

 

Podcast: How to Get Your Kids to Talk with Dr. Todd Cartmell

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Does this sound familiar: “What happened at school today?” asks mom.  “Nothing.” How can you get your tween/teen to talk ?  How can you have conversations that are meaningful? Or on the flip side, how can you help your child scream and freak […]