You’re trying to get something done or redirect your child and somehow it turns into an argument. Arguing increases tension and is a form of resistance. Children who choose to argue often have a serious problem. Here’s how to face it head on....

Every person has an invisible shield that resists change and seeks to keep the status quo. It’s the story we tell ourselves to justify our actions, defend our reactions and determine how we think about life. When that invisible shield becomes self-focused, inflexible, and unwilling...

Electronics themselves are not bad, it’s very easy to cross the line and misuse them. There are seven types of electronics use that create challenges and contribute to addiction if not managed well either by the child or by the parent....

“Battle” is a strong word. We don’t want to have battles with our children, but sometimes the way they respond makes it feel like a battle. Here are some ideas to reduce the tension, increase the cooperation, and prepare yourself so that conflict doesn’t escalate....

When people need to change their ways, God uses the term "repentance" to describe the process. However, using words like repentance and sin too often in correction with kids may create an unbalanced view of God and his positive plan for their lives. Yet, whether...