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Arlene on Focus on the Family

Arlene on Focus on the Family

Hi friends! Need some help getting just a wee bit of work done while your kids are at home??? I’m talking with my friends Jim Daly and John Fuller at Focus on the Family about how you can balance work + family life especially during this time of lockdown because...
Video:  Community Service for Kids

Video: Community Service for Kids

Community service isn’t just something to put on a college application. How can you make it a way of life for your family? Now don’t get overwhelmed – or overcommitted. You certainly don’t have to do everything. But I think, we all need to do...
Podcast: Josh Burnette Adulting 101

Podcast: Josh Burnette Adulting 101

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here:  Are you concerned your kids will never grow up?  When your son or daughter leaves your house at 18, will he or she be ready? Josh Burnette co-author of the book Adulting 101: Wisdom for Life is here to help!  Entering...
Technology and Your Girl

Technology and Your Girl

Is your daughter obsessed with a phone, iPad, YouTube or social media? Or maybe she’s doing fine now, but you are concerned about her future…on screens! That’s why we have to keep talking about healthy tech use.  In this news segment on CBS San Diego...
Servant Leadership at Home

Servant Leadership at Home

More about this at the bottom, but I have a new video course – absolutely free – about technology and girls.  It’s one way I can serve you! Today I wrote about serving others on my Proverbs 31 devotional. Becoming a leader in your home is about...
Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Video: 5 Back to School Tips for a Smoother Year

Since my kids attend year-round school, we’ve are in our 4th week of school already if you can believe that! There are a few simple principles that make the school year go much smoother. I share them here in this week’s Facebook live chat: Back to school...
Airing today on Focus on the Family

Airing today on Focus on the Family

What a joy today to be featured on one of my favorite radio programs Focus on the Family! Hosts Jim Daly and John Fuller do a stellar job making guests feel at home and bringing helpful information to families every day.  We are talking about the ideas in my book...
Video: Raising Givers, Not Takers

Video: Raising Givers, Not Takers

Does it ever feel like you are the one doing the giving, and everyone else in the family is doing the taking? Here are three tips from my book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom to teach your kids the joy of giving: (1) Teach them empathy for others (2) Participate in...
Video:  5 easy Thanksgiving projects

Video: 5 easy Thanksgiving projects

Here are 5 ideas to stoke gratitude in our families – both on Thanksgiving and all year long! 5 Easy Thanksgiving Projects to Stoke Gratitude Thanksgiving is coming…are your kids grateful people? Here are 5 ways you can help them practice gratitude, find...
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