Eight minutes and 46 seconds: Crucial conversations about your power, family values and racism

Eight minutes and 46 seconds: Crucial conversations about your power, family values and racism

As a white woman who considers herself to be an American mom with a heart for Jesus Christ, recent events involving racial tensions and the death of George Floyd have made me realize that I personally have not given enough attention to the problem of racism that...
Why your house rules fail and what to do about it

Why your house rules fail and what to do about it

Executive Summary This feature addresses the problem of rules that can complicate and weaken a parent’s relationship with their child. Drawing from key concepts gleaned from research and fieldwork in prevention strategy the highlights below offer insights and tips to...
Good things to do that bring about peace for your family amid pandemic stress

Good things to do that bring about peace for your family amid pandemic stress

Now more than ever it is so evident how little control we have over the course of our lives and livelihoods except for what we choose to think about it and how to respond. Amid this pandemic stress, what kind of mindset do you bring into your family experiences? The...
Defending hope for you and your family amid pandemic stress

Defending hope for you and your family amid pandemic stress

The collective response to the coronavirus pandemic (i.e., shelter-in-place) has interrupted our lives with new demands on parents to be teachers as well as employees at home and created economic upheavals that can lead to mental states of hopeless. The feeling of...
Defending your family unity in uncertain times

Defending your family unity in uncertain times

Pandemic science and amazing communication technology have enabled societies around the globe to respond in unison to the threat of coronavirus. Our collective response has been to “shelter-in-place” and “close up shop” until we have gathered enough data to inform...