The most heart-breaking stories are those of broken homes and fractured relationships. There’s one reason – because in most instances they’re avoidable. This past week I was told of two families who are navigating incredibly challenging circumstances. In one household, the father has a history of abuse and the family has had enough. In the other, one parent was convicted of embezzling funds in the workplace and is serving a long-term prison sentence leaving behind a spouse and 3 precious daughters.
Have you ever been through a season of disorganization and chaos at some point in your life? It may seem that days went by without notice and before you knew it you missed out on an entire week or even longer. Maybe even now you feel as if you are always rushing to be somewhere, rarely have any time to relax at home or cannot enjoy the things in life that matter to you most.
Time. We take it for granted, yet complain we don’t have enough of it. Today’s society encourages people to work longer so they can earn more and buy more. As a result, attitudes about the value of work and the value of leisure have changed. Family, community, and personal enrichment...
by Patrick Nix With things being as financially tight as they are in a house full of kids, we've been thinking about making the most of our money & that single opportunity we share at Christmas to give the 'perfect' present. These are not the only gifts that would qualify as good (by far) - … Continue reading The Best Christmas Gifts
As you set goals, here are eight great ideas to strengthen your family life and help everyone get on the right track! 1. Create a Consistent Daily Schedule. It helps children to have a predictable daily routine - starting your day at about the same time, etc. Rather than excess TV, video games, or idle … Continue reading 8 ‘Greats’ for Kids