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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 […]

 

Join the Launch Team for Parents Rising

You’re invited to join the launch team for my newest bo:  Parents Rising: 8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What’s Right.   When parents move from bending over backwards in order to please, to standing up confidently to lead…transformation happens! I want you to experience […]

 

Book Giveaway: 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife

***This giveaway is now closed.  Congratulations to the winner Brinda!*** Is your marriage is a treasure? Sometimes it can seem like a hidden treasure. Well, I have a bo to map out your journey to rediscovering the joy in your marriage.  As I wrote today on Proverbs 31, sometimes we […]

 

We Must Connect and Disconnect

The Connect Movie produced by Kirk Cameron comes out today. I will be in the theater tonight watching and praying that millions of parents will eventually see this important film about the dangerous effects of technology and particularly social media on our kids. Check it out for yourself: This is […]