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5 Questions That Help Parents Emotionally Bond With Their Tween or Teen

5 Questions That Help Parents Emotionally Bond With Their Tween or Teen

Are you doing everything you can to encourage emotional bonding with your children? Are you creating a safe place in your household that your tween or teen feels comfortable to share their hearts with you? Here are 5 incredible questions to nurture and protect the emotional bond between parent and child. You can start today with making every effort possible to better understand your child, and learn the tools to communicate with them healthily and effectively.

Raising Mentally Strong Kids in a Mentally Unstable World

Raising Mentally Strong Kids in a Mentally Unstable World

How to prepare your kids for the world they WILL grow up in, not for the world YOU WANT them to grow up in. Equipping mentally strong kids for a mentally unstable world.

Helpful Tips for Parents Who Want to Raise Emotionally Healthy Kids

Helpful Tips for Parents Who Want to Raise Emotionally Healthy Kids

At what age do I need to tend to the emotional needs of my child? What should I do to help my child be emotionally healthy? These are questions many parents have. Find out in this article how you can go against the odds of the declining mental health in our children, and be proactive in your parenting today.

Mentally Healthy Boys Have Parents Who do This

Mentally Healthy Boys Have Parents Who do This

As parents, we create a lens for our children to look through. This lens, good or bad, will shape how they view the world. It will guide them in processing their emotions, having healthy relationships, and standing firm in what they believe.

5 Things You Should Tell Your Son Every Day

5 Things You Should Tell Your Son Every Day

We all love to hear affirming and encouraging words, no matter who it comes from, no matter what our age. But parents, in particular, have an extraordinary impact on their children, so hearing those words from you will be the most influential.

Why Your Child Should Start Journaling (Printable Journals Included)

Why Your Child Should Start Journaling (Printable Journals Included)

The lost art of journaling. I remember when I was a kid, and writing in my diary was what I looked forward to every day. I would draw, share my feelings, and the monumental events of my simple little homeschooled life. One entry was describing my little pet stink bug, kept safely with twigs and leaves in my pink Caboodle.

Find out how you can get your child to start journaling today, and why it’s so important.

Mentally Preparing Your Child for School

Mentally Preparing Your Child for School

There are vital steps you can take to prepare your kids for school, no matter the grade or age. AS parents, it is our job to mentally and emotionally educate your children as to what they will face in each specific grade. Learn what you can do to help them succeed in school and in life.

21 Unique and Fun Summer Activities to do as a Family

21 Unique and Fun Summer Activities to do as a Family

Looking for some unique and creative ideas for family time this summer? Check out 21 different things to do this summer with your kids. Keep them occupied and have fun doing it! Don’t let your summer get away from you without trying these active and outdoor activities.

Emotionally Healthy Children Have Parents Who Do These 7 Things

Emotionally Healthy Children Have Parents Who Do These 7 Things

Emotionally stable and mentally strong kids all have a few things in common — they have parents that do these 7 things. Not only is it important to meet their emotional needs, but also to model for them what being a healthy person is.

What a Son Needs from His Dad - 3 Key Aspects to Have The Best Relationship with Your Son

What a Son Needs from His Dad - 3 Key Aspects to Have The Best Relationship with Your Son

Why do boys need their dad? It’s simple. It has everything to do with modeling what a good man is. Fatherhood at it’s best puts your son needs first, and having a good relationship with your spouse. Find out how you can be the dad your son needs — and from one dad to another, it’s not to be perfect.

What to do When Your Baby is Sick - 10 Must Have Products to Keep on Hand

What to do When Your Baby is Sick - 10 Must Have Products to Keep on Hand

As a mom, it’s one of the worst things to witness — your helpless, little sick baby, unable to sleep and as fussy as can be. With an eight year old and 9 month old, I’ve had my share of sick kiddos. And there is something I feel as though I can share as to what items to have in hand and some great remedies for sick infants.

5 Ways to Help Your Young Boy Thrive in School

5 Ways to Help Your Young Boy Thrive in School

Your son is up against a lot at school—his piers, his education, learning to do life. It’s enough to make them feel overwhelmed and defeated. What do you do when your child is struggling in school? In order to know exactly what’s going on in his school life, and help improve his performance, there are a few things to consider — and it doesn’t involve trying to get him to be perfect. One of the worst things you can do, is expect perfection. To figure out what your son needs that will motivate, inspire, and drive him to succeed, is to do these things I wrote bout in this article, which involves ingraining yourself into his school atmosphere.

What Healthy Spiritual Leadership Looks Like in Marriage - Hint: It's Not a Power Trip

What Healthy Spiritual Leadership Looks Like in Marriage - Hint: It's Not a Power Trip

There is great controversy among Christians surrounding the verses about wives submitting to their husbands, as well as great misunderstanding about what healthy masculinity looks like. And while I will do my best to answer the why and the how when it comes to what healthy spiritual leadership looks like, I want to first make it clear that just because someone is the “leader” of the home, does not make them better, more valuable, or more loved by God.

5 Questions to Ask Your Child to get them to Open Up to You

5 Questions to Ask Your Child to get them to Open Up to You

Getting your children to open up and talk about their feelings is no easy task. But something we neglect to address is the possibility that you might not be listening. When they don’t feel hear, why would they feel safe to share their heart and open up on a deeper level. Age is also a huge factor when it comes to how and when they will open up—when they are little, in most cases, children will open up fairly unprovoked—so listening and being attentive in their younger years will make a huge difference for when they get older.