Summer schedules bring a freedom to parents and children alike that can be addictive and dangerous. Many parents choose to allow their children to play all night and sleep in all day under the belief that because it is summer, thereâ€™s no harm and no foul. That may not be…View More Should Kids Stay Up All Night?
With the death of pop singer Michael Jacksonâ€™s father Joe Jackson this week and the recent release of the movie, â€œI Can Only Imagine,â€ which chronicles the life of Bart Millard who wrote the most popular song in Christian music history, you could wonder whether having a monster parent is…View More Monsters Raising Children
If youâ€™ve missed the uproar over the separation of about 2000 immigrant children from their families over the past week or so, you might need to get out more. The outrage has dominated the media cycle, changing the front page away from the things we were concerned about last weekâ€¦still…View More On Separating Children
Before I started preaching, I spoke regularly on behalf of fathers in front of civic clubs, school and hospital groups. My favorite presentation was based on a training series from the National Center for Fathering using the acrostic: I.C.A.N. These letters represent my wish for you on Fatherâ€™s Day. Father…View More Father’s Day Prayer
Some of the most interesting parenting moments happen in public. We say and do things in front of strangers that we would never want replayed on Americaâ€™s Funniest Videos. In the process of being worried about how we look in front of strangers, we can leave an impression we never…View More You WILL Respect Me!
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Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden made headlines all the way to Europe last week as he was quoted as saying his players wore earrings â€œbecause they wanted to be like their momma.â€ In the firestorm of controversy since, the true words Bowden spoke before his earring comments are hardly…View More Earrings Like Momma?
All parents struggle with flashes of anger at the irresponsibility or disobedience of their children. You left all your toys out to get under my feet again? That irritates me and can make the even the most patient parent a little angry. Finding yourself saying, â€œHow many times have I…View More Cool Down by Delaying