Getting the job done is important, but what about the rolling eyes or huffing and mumbling? Is a bad attitude inevitable? Sometimes parents excuse the attitude by saying, “At least he did what I asked.” Others use excuses like, “She’s tired,” or “He’s only eight”...

“I’m bored!” Richie whined. Sometimes kids complain that they’re bored and other times you can just tell because they're instigating trouble, getting into mischief, or just grumbling and complaining in general. Ephesians 5:15-16 reminds us: “Be very careful, then, how you live—not...

We designed this Parenting Self-Test to help you think through your parenting and improve the atmosphere in your home. The Secret: Start with God's Word. Check it out! To watch the Facebook Live Video of Dr. Scott Turansky speaking about improving the atmosphere in the Home...

We're pleased to partner with these amazing authors to bring you some of the best Christian parenting resources available today. Check out each author and their product and then join the giveaway between January 13-18, 2019 (Midnight Eastern Time). Here are the 5 Resources Thrive Family Video Series By...

A big THANK YOU to our friends over at Lightway Baptist Church for creating a PDF document with several quotes from the Parenting is Heart Work book. In our busy lives today, connecting on a heart level is easy to overlook. We need to be...

Is it possible to gain more by giving away? This may seem strange to some, but it certainly can be a reality that we want to pass on to our children. Sometimes we can fall into a trap...

Christmas is a highlight in the life of most children, but much of the benefit is focused on what they get. In fact, some children feel entitled and their expectations create tension. What appears to be demandingness puts a...

Whenever I drink coffee, I get a burst of energy! This happens to me when I praise God or am grateful for all that others do. A thankful heart is more powerful than coffee though!!! I want to grow thankfulness in my kids and I...

Bobby is twelve years old. All of a sudden he's resisting Mom at every turn. Her instructions lead to debates and arguing. Bobby used to be so pleasant and cooperative, but now the tension in their home is growing. Something needs to be done. But...

God has designed a parenting tool that’s often overlooked. It’s the tool of “Time.” But it’s not just any kind of time. It’s a strategic use of hang-out time between a parent and a child. Those times are available. We just need to know how...