Family Meals: Too Important to Skip

Family Meals important to kids

Family meals have such a vital role in the transmission of our faith, our values, and our culture that we cannot afford to skip them. We are all too busy, but this is one activity that must not be sacrificed because of our schedules. Family Meals or Command Central The…  Read More

Consistent Discipline Is Good Discipline

Consistent discipline — one of the hardest things for parents to master. Do you have trouble sticking to your guns? You’re not alone. Let’s listen in as two teen girls discuss their parents’ discipline. Overheard in a classroom Two thirteen-year-old girls sat in my empty classroom. School didn’t start for…  Read More

Forgiveness: 5 Steps

Forgiveness is tough. It’s a nasty thing, this business of harboring unforgiveness. Bitterness eats at our soul and cuts into our joy. We must give our kids the tools both to forgive and to receive forgiveness. Five steps toward forgiveness: Recognize the problem. Sometimes we hold unforgiveness and don’t know…  Read More