Tag Archive for: focus on the family

Top Five Essential Resources For Parents

By: Focus on the Family

There’s no doubt about it – parenting is a difficult and often thankless task that we seem to work tirelessly for. Read more

First Steps to Financial Freedom as a Couple

By: Amy Van Veen

The fact that money is a major stressor in marriage is not news. The way we spend and save can be a black or white issue for many of us. Read more

Blended Family Grandparenting

By: Robert Busha

Often, I relive the adventure of whacking through brush “on safari” in the woods with my step-grandsons, Andrew and Aaron. Read more

A Grand Influence: How to Bond With Your Grandkids

By: Jill Savage 

Most grandparents want to be an asset to their grandchildren — provide a listening ear, welcome heart and safe place for kids to emotionally land. But how does one do this? Read more

7 Healthy Habits That Will Improve Your Marriage

By: Jill Savage

The games were still sitting there. As I was cleaning up after a family gathering, I had put a couple of board games on the bottom step of the staircase. Read more

Compassion is Key in Handling Cyber Safety Issues with Kids

By: Steff Willis, 96five

A recent study conducted by the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation revealed that 4 in 5 parents would respond with anger and blame if they discovered their child was sharing inappropriate images online.
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Are You Falling Out of Love?

By: Glenn Lutjens

You remember the sleepless nights and the lightheadedness you experienced after seeing her big, beautiful smile light up a room. You recall when just the thought of him holding your hand caused shortness of breath and a queasy stomach. Read more

True Romance on Valentine’s Day

By: Dr Greg Smalley

One of my most memorable, or should I say, most humiliating, Valentine’s Day experiences happened in 2014. The chain of events started with an innocent conversation I had with my wife, Erin. Read more

Do You Trust Me?

By: Dr. John Townsend

Vicky sat at the kitchen table, stunned and hurt. Her four-year-old marriage to Alex, on which she had pinned so many hopes and dreams, seemed false. She had just heard from a friend that Alex had been seen lunching with an old girlfriend. Read more

Healthy Individuals Make a Healthy Marriage

By: Jill Savage

Standing in the kitchen, I heard the text notification on my phone. When I read the message from my friend, my heart dropped. We had both walked through hard seasons in our marriages. Mine survived — it appeared from the message that hers would not. Tears formed, and I just wanted to cry. Read more