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Submission….Is It Worth It?

What do you think when you hear the biblical command, “Wives submit to your husband”?  How does it make you feel to be told that you are supposed to submit? If you have a negative reaction, you’re not alone.

Get the Sleep Your Family Needs

Many people aren’t getting enough sleep, resulting in damage to their health that then damages their relationships with family members.  If you’re not getting the sleep you need, your body, mind, and spirit can all suffer as a result, making it difficult to sustain healthy family relationships.

So get the sleep your family needs. Here’s how...

Confessions of a Hyper-Planner

Without even realizing it, I sometimes act as though I have total possession over my time. My grip gets even tighter when I have less time. I begin operating under the assumption that I own my time; therefore, any interruption of it causes irritation, defensiveness and increased stress.
Does that describe you?

Is Bankruptcy Ever Okay?

While bankruptcy's stigma has weakened in recent years, it is still an especially troubling topic for many Christians. What about the biblical admonition, "The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously"?

Mandisa on Relationships: Do Men Want To Be Pursued?

We all know and love the amazing singer Mandisa.  But how does the single woman Mandisa feel about dating, flirting, pursuing men, and marriage?  See this personal side to Mandisa, along with a panel of friends and Christian Music artists as they discuss these and other topics. 

Manage ADD/ADHD Naturally

While ADD/ADHD can be challenging, there are plenty of strategies you can use to lessen its impact and help you lead a more focused, less stressful, fuller life.

You may not need drugs like Adderall, either.

5 Things You Need to Say 'No' to for a Good Marriage

For some things it's easy to say "no" - To kids who want their 3rd bowl of ice cream, to teens who want to skip school, and to door-to-door salespeople - saying “no” is easy.  But when it comes to marriage, it isn’t easy to discern when to say “no.”

Here are 5 things you can say “no” to in order to better your marriage.

But Mommy, You Were Too Busy

As I successfully continued my tidying around the house, my daughter called me again. “Mom, are you coming? I really need you!” “Yes, honey, just give Mommy one more minute. I’ve got to get this done.”

5 Signs The Person You're Dating Is Not Your Future Spouse

Dating someone can bring such a fog to your discernment.  Your heart and your hormones pull out all the stops to keep you from objectively figuring out if this is "Mr. Right" or "Mr. Wrong"!

Let me help you, girlfriend!  Here are 5 concrete signs that will possibly help you from making one of the biggest mistakes of your life!

New Solution Helps Parents Manage Kids' Device Use at Home

Parents have a right to be concerned about how much time their kids are on devices at home, especially during vacations.  A new platform can help parents set healthy time limits for their child’s device use at home. It lets users know exactly which devices are connected to the in-home network at what times and for how long.

Find out more....

When We Don't Use Our Gifts

Whether we choose to leave our gifts tucked in the back of a dusty cupboard, or display them prominently through the fingerprinted glass of the china cabinet, if they remain unused, they are useless.  They’re not benefiting anyone.

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage from the Storms of Life

People often ask me how my husband and I have managed to stay so in love despite the physical and emotional pain we’ve experienced in our 20-something years of life.  How do we do it?

By keeping these 5 things in mind, I hope your marriage can be strengthened to weather any storm that comes your way too.

10 Ways to Simplify Back-to-School Shopping

While kids and parents alike await the start of a new school year, the back-to-school season is not without its share of stressors for busy families. .Adding some fun and excitement to the newness can help smooth the way.

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