A Great Tool For Killing Financial Arguments In Marriage

A Great Tool For Killing Financial Arguments In Marriage

The number one cause for divorce in America is fighting over finances. I can understand why. When two people come together in marriage, they bring with them different views of handling money. The result of such a combination is frustration that leads to isolation.

Breakfast Dates

Breakfast Dates

Do you have a specific plan for how you are going to connect with your child’s heart?

Every leader knows that there are things you plan for in your week and then there the things that are unplanned. I come to the end of some weeks and realize I have been gone from home (especially nights) more than I’ve been there. Meetings, counseling, unexpected hospital trips, kids’ activities, etc., can easily push out the time at home in the evenings. I have found that even when we are at home there is homework and stuff around the house that keeps us all busy until bedtime.

Friday Finds 3-09-12

Friday Finds 3-09-12

As always, I like to take some good resources I’ve recently stumbled upon, and pass them on to my readers. It might be blog posts I’ve read, books I’d recommend, various videos I’ve found, or just random things that I find worthwhile. Enjoy.

The Power Of Camp [Infographic]

Summer camp is a powerful place. I know that first hand. Over the past few decades, our culture has changed dramatically. Because of these changes, the impact that a week of camp can have on a child has only increased.

The One Reason Why You Can’t Ignore The Orphan

The One Reason Why You Can’t Ignore The Orphan

I managed to do it for almost 40 years. You might be doing it right now, and yet you don’t even realize it. Some of you know you’re doing it, you’re ok with the fact you’re doing it, and have no plans to change the fact you’re doing it. What is it? You are ignoring the orphan.

Does Your Soul Have A Backbone?

Does Your Soul Have A Backbone?

Being a coward is not difficult for me. I don’t like to fight. I don’t enjoy pain. Conflict with people closest to me doesn’t energize me. If given the opportunity between fight or flight, 9 times out of 10 I’d probably choose flight. How about you?

How to Parent a Wild Child — The Ultimate Guide

How to Parent a Wild Child — The Ultimate Guide This is a guest post from Meaghan Easterhaus, a long-time friend of my wife’s up in Fort Collins, CO. If you are interested in writing a guest post for this blog, see my guest post guidlines here. I am a perfect parent, with perfect parenting ideas and perfectly...

What’s Up With The East Family?

What’s Up With The East Family?

This blog is not about me, yet there are times when I think it is good to stop and talk with you who are reading about my life. This past month has been a whirlwind of decisions and announcements for us, and I think it only appropriate to stop and explain a few things.