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Video Tip: Do this Free Summer Activity

One of our favorite free activities in the summer is going to the library! Your kids can stock up on bos and DVDs to watch together as a family.  You can also lo for my bos at the library.  The titles that my local library stocks are Growing Up Social […]

 

Celebrate Your Hubby on Father’s Day

This Sunday marks America’s 108th Father’s Day – one of my hubby’s favorite holidays!  It began as the idea of a church going woman in Spane Washington.  She heard a Mother’s Day sermon and decided fathers should have their day too.  Her dad was a Civil War veteran and a […]

 

Podcast: Dr. Kathy Koch on Screens, Kids, and Teens Part 1

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Are you happy with the way your children use screens? Most parents I meet don’t say things like, “I’m so glad my son has an iPad.  He’s so productive and respectful now” or “My daughter’s phone is so great.  I never have to […]

 

Parents Rising Video Series is Here!

I have often wanted to create video messages to accompany my bos.  I’m happy to present my first set of complete video sessions for my newest bo Parents Rising: 8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What’s Right.  Each video is about 20 minutes long and […]

 

What Memorial Day Means to My Son

My son Ethan wrote this essay and I thought it would be neat to something from the eyes of a middle schooler.  What our young men learn about the values and history of our country will have a tremendous impact on the future of America.   What Memorial Day Means […]

 

Video: What Lens Would Improve Your Parenting or Marriage?

Do you need a little tweak in the way you see your marriage or kids? Whether you are overwhelmed by the things to do, or underwhelmed by the appreciation you feel…you have incredible power to change your perspective and improve your life. My glasses have something to teach us. What […]

 

Podcast: Powerful Prayers for Parents with Fern Nichols

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: You have a powerful weapon that often goes unused – the power of prayer!  Whether you feel defeated or happy, talking to God about your children invites God to work in your home everyday.  I interviewed my friend, founder of Moms in Prayer, […]