“Instant Family” a Funny, Touching Celebration of Adoption and Fostering

By: Laura Bennett

Diverse people gathering together around a common goal: it’s a sure-fire theme for a heartwarming film – and Instant Family is no exception. Read more

3 Keys to a Stronger Family

By: Brett Ryan

Family is where your heart is…….

What do you think when you hear the word “family”? Family can envisage many different experiences and emotions. Some pleasant, but for some, it is the opposite. Read more

10 Easy Traditions That Can Make Christmas Meaningful For Your Family

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Ok. I know. You’re not even sure if you should read this article. Christmas is already busy enough. Non-stop events, too much money spent, and frantic 15 km/h driving on jam-packed roads. Gah! Who wants more to do? Read more

7 Reminders for Task-oriented Parents

By: Cara Plett

You’re likely doing a good job taking care of your children. But how are you at being with them? Read more

Yvonne Griese – A Cross in Time: Where Does Our Faith Come From?

By: Laura Bennett

There’s a lot of conflicting emotions when your own habits start to remind you of your parents’. The horror of turning into an adult like them mixes with a sense of pride in the strength of your DNA. It’s excitingly tribal and depressing all at the same time. Read more

How I Dealt with the Flicker of an Old Flame

By: Tricia Goyer

I worked at my desk, noting in the windowsill, a family photograph that warmed my heart. The “you’ve-got-mail” chime sounded, and I glanced at my email. Scanning the name, my heartbeat quickened. Steven. My first boyfriend. My first kiss. My first everything. I opened the email: Read more

Echoes in Eternity

By: Yvonne Griese

“What we do in life, echoes in eternity” – Gladiator. It’s one of the greatest and most profound movie quotes of all time.

It’s also true that what we do in life, echoes through generations and into their eternity. Read more


The 12th Day of Christmas: Celebrate Being Unique

By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen

To finish off the 12 days of Christmas, it’s time to celebrate what makes each of us unique. There’s no point wasting time comparing! Instead, embrace your differences. Read more


The 11th Day of Christmas: Direct Your Energies Wisely

By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen

The Christmas story tells us of the wise men who followed the star. One gift we can give our family this Christmas is the opportunity to develop wisdom and self-control. That way they can grasp the good life with both hands! Read more


The 10th Day of Christmas: The Gentle Approach to Life

By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen

Gentle people make others feel appreciated. As we wander through the 12 days of Christmas, today is all about finding our gentle selves. Read more