Teach Your Kids How To Be Rich: Simple Ideas For Building Generous Hearts

Teach Your Kids How To Be Rich: Simple Ideas For Building Generous Hearts

Let’s face it – money is a taboo topic in families. As parents, we’re not quite sure how to address it with our kids, so many of us simply choose not to. We do this because we either don’t feel qualified, we don’t think it’s important, or because we don’t know what to say on the topic. I think this will help.

Why Financial Debt Is A Gift For Young Couples

Why Financial Debt Is A Gift For Young Couples

Many new marriages begin with it. Everyone has their reasons behind how the got it – and how it made sense at the time to go into it – but don’t necessarily know what to do get rid of it. I’m talking about debt, and how there is a positive aspect of bringing it into a new marriage.

A Story About Fostering And Adoption That You Rarely Hear

A Story About Fostering And Adoption That You Rarely Hear

We all have a God complex. We like to associate ourselves as being the hero in the story. So when people consider becoming foster or adoptive parents, they bring that mindset to the table as well. The problem is, there is only one Savior – and we are not Him.

Children Are A Gift: Our Family’s Story

Children Are A Gift: Our Family’s Story

Two years ago my family was changed forever, and it happened through a simple phone call. A couple of years and two new kids later, it has become our new normal. I’m glad our local TV station was interested to share it with others.

When It Comes To Your Kids, Are You Aiming Too Low?

When It Comes To Your Kids, Are You Aiming Too Low?

We’ve all heard the stories. It’s the stories parents share in Christmas cards and at cocktail parties. You know, those stories where their child was just elected this or just happened to earn that award. It’s what we parents all do, because we love our kids. But are the stories we’re telling more than we think they are?

Do You Know What Your Spouse Needs From You?

Do You Know What Your Spouse Needs From You?

How do you have a great marriage? That’s the million dollar question. I don’t know of any guy that proposed to his girlfriend with the lofty goal of having a mediocre life together. No, the desire is much different, but how you get there is worthy of discussion.

Is Fostering Or Adoption For You? 4 Questions Everyone Should Ask

Is Fostering Or Adoption For You? 4 Questions Everyone Should Ask

My wife says I said it. I don’t believe her. I’m far too spiritual to say something so err….unspiritual. It was in a conversation over 10 years ago now that she suggested that we adopt a child. My answer was short and sweet. “No.” And then apparently I followed it up with, “And don’t pray that God changes my heart on this one.” Apparently, she did, and so did He.