“Eliminating the Awkwardness”: How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex (Guest Post by Donna Donaldson)

The night before my wedding, my Dad sat me down and asked, “Anything you want to know about sex?” I was 22 years old and this was the first time he had asked. My Mom said, “You graduated from nursing school, so we figured you knew more than us.” Talk about putting off the “birds and … Continue reading “Eliminating the Awkwardness”: How to Talk with Your Kids about Sex (Guest Post by Donna Donaldson)

Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Kids a Smartphone

The amount of teenagers who own a smartphone has increased dramatically in recent years. It was somehow decided that having a smartphone is an absolute necessity, and teens carry theirs with them every moment of the day! They use it while driving, sitting in class, and going to the bathroom. Most of them sleep with it … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Get Your Kids a Smartphone

How to Read to Your Kids

Nothing benefits your children quite like reading to them. This is especially true when they are young. Reading to your kids improves their speech, reading, and thinking abilities. It stimulates their imagination and fosters a positive attitude toward learning. And it improves your relationship because you are having fun together and giving them undivided attention. … Continue reading How to Read to Your Kids

How to Have More Fun with Your Family

Families need to have fun together. Pressure, competition, and busyness from school and work weigh heavily on them and demand a fast-paced lifestyle that makes having fun difficult. A myth in our culture says the solution is to go on a big, expensive vacation. But who can afford that? We must find simpler and more … Continue reading How to Have More Fun with Your Family

How To Pray For Your Family

As a husband and father, it is important for me to do what is best for my family. But there are a lot of ideas about what is best. Some say working hard and earning a living is best. Others say making sure my children get a good education is best. Still others say making sure everyone … Continue reading How To Pray For Your Family