John and Kendra Smiley
March 9, 2016
It’s difficult for a strong-willed child to think long term. When the consequences are extended, it loses the power to modify behavior.
February 24, 2016
Kids like to play games and it’s great when they can play them with their parents. But the age-old question is this, should Mom and Dad let the kids win?
February 10, 2016
Helping your children learn to cope with the inequality of life will help them as they transition into adulthood because in truth, life is not typically fair.
January 27, 2016
How can parents bring whining children under control?
December 30, 2015
Some parents believe homework is too stressful and takes too much of the children’s time. Others think it is essential and teaches important skills like time management.
December 16, 2015
Of all the intangible gifts you received as you were growing up, which ones were the most valuable?
December 2, 2015
The one Christmas get-together that can cause the most stress is the one where the invitation reads: Children included.
November 18, 2015
Encouraging children to be thankful isn’t just a topic of discussion for Thanksgiving. It’s an instruction in God’s Word that carries many benefits.
November 4, 2015
Avoiding the slippery slope of over commitment is an important component of parenting.
October 21, 2015
Procrastination is not limited to a particular age group.
We often believe the lie that worry will decrease the chances of the worst case scenario coming to fruition.
It’s important to understand the symptoms of trauma so that we aren't left wondering what's wrong with us.
Don’t wait for more strength. Whatever strength you have at the time, go in that, and God will make up…
Do you find yourself vacillating between faith and fear, peace and utter anxiety?