We can learn things from the things we go through, whether good or bad (including a pandemic). In this podcast, my young family of 5 offers their thoughts.
The heartache of children during COVID-19
COVID-19 has taken a toll on children as well. They have lost things; they grieve. Here are two suggestions for Christians.
Don’t be lured: Helping our kids stay safe from human traffickers
Recently our church hosted a worker for Fight4Freedom to educate some of our young people. Fight4Freedom is a local organization (with 12 offices across Canada)
When does human life begin?
To explore this controversial question, I’ll look at the background in Canada and some biblical texts. What I say puts me in the minority, but I feel its the most loving approach for the most amount of people.
What Christian parents are told to teach their children?
God wants the best for his children. Shouldn’t we want the same for ours? This post reminds Christian parents what matters most and why it matters.
3 dog-rearing tips… applied to kids
The world of parenting seems to be pretty topsy-turvy these days. There doesn’t seem to be much consensus other than a vague acknowledgment that we
How to Raise Kids You’ll Actually Like As Adults
Maybe it seems unloving to suggest your children might grow into adults you don’t actually like. But it happens. Here are three helps for the journey.
Giving your kids the best without giving them “the best”
Life can get complicated. And expensive! If you have kids, you know there are infinite ways to spend money on them. To quote The Grinch Who
Something well-meaning couples do that can lead to divorce
This one “tiny” habit can contaminate a marriage. It’s small, but it’s big. Here’s what it is and what to do about it.
The difference between over-protecting your child–and simply parenting them
We all want our kids to thrive. This blog highlights the goal of parenting, and the essential difference between over-protecting your children (and simply parenting them).
Why telling your kids you “fall” in (and out) of love can mess with their heads
If you want your kids to think about love in a healthy way then this is for you. The words you use have a bigger impact than you think.
When A Parent Dies Too Soon. 3 people share what they miss most and the advice they’d give everyone else
When a parent dies too soon. 3 people share what they miss the most and the advice they’d give everyone else.
The lesson my kids have to keep teaching me
Because we can pronounce hyperbole and always find the Cheerios at the grocery store, we can easily think that the wisdom train only goes one way. But what if our kids were on a secret mission to teach us some things too?
Why letting your kids struggle is good parenting
The opposite of good parenting is doing the easy thing in the short term. Now don’t get me wrong. There’s a certain parenting high when
How to quickly become the perfect husband and improve your wife’s life without changing anything you’re already doing
If you want to quickly become the perfect husband, this is for you. (And if you see through this title, this is for you). And if you know your wife’s life is complex and want to help… this is for you too.
Two Awesome Rules for Your Home No Matter Who You Are or What You Believe
Every home has rules. Even the homes without rules have rules. (‘No rules’ is a rule!) Some are spoken, like ‘Put the toilet seat down.’
1 Real Way to Showcase Humility (and Strength) to Your Children
Want to know how to showcase humility (and strength) to your kids? Here’s one practical way to do it.
The One Question Every Child, Tween and Teen Silently Asks Their Parents
Every single parent I know wants to do a good job raising their kids. But after that, the unanimity about how to do it usually goes out
3 Ways to Curb Sibling Rivarly
If you have kids you’ve probably thought about sibling rivalry. It’s kind of like debt or a skin rash: You don’t think about it until
Who will my daughter marry? (A letter to dads with daughters)
You and I both wonder, Who will my daughter marry? No matter who it is, the young punk (er, I mean, young man) will most certainly not