Blending Your Stepfamily: Love Your Abuser?

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: There are different reasons why each of us are in Blended Families.  The reason for me is because my ex-husband was an abuser - physically, mentally and emotionally.  But it was also during that period, that I found the best thing that ever happened to me:  the Lord Jesus Christ.  God can bring good out of any bad situation.  Because of God’s great grace and mercy, today I would just … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: A “Bad Parenting” Case Study

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IN THIS EPISODE OF THE PODCAST, I’M GOING TO TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT A “BAD PARENTING” EXPERIENCE I HAD AND WALK THROUGH WHAT WOULD HAVE TURNED IT INTO A “GOOD PARENTING” SITUATION… We’ve seen bad parenting before… It was in a restaurant, at a ball game, or in the store. A parent was being held hostage by a 3 year old, or a ten year old, or a seventeen year old. The tantrums, moody attitudes, screams when the parent tries to do something for the child’s good, and overall disrespectful attitudes … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily: StepMoms, not StepMonsters

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: I want to thank you for allowing me to journey with you as you Blend Your Stepfamily and I would love to hear from you.  If I have not addressed an issue you are dealing with please leave a comment or email me, I want to partner with you to help your stepfamily thrive not just hopefully survive. I say hopefully survive because so many blended families end in divorce when they don’t r … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Poor Self Esteem Is NOT Your Child’s Problem

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: ARE YOU CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S SELF ESTEEM? YOU SHOULDN’T BE… AND HERE’S WHY… For years we’ve been told that our children have a fragile, but incredibly valuable sense of self-esteem, and that if we aren’t careful, we could damage it beyond repair. As a result many attempts have been made in educational theories, parenting philosophies, and other areas, to bolster and build up a child’s sense of self worth. Some of the tactics … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 13: MMA – Moral Martial Arts

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[display_podcast] Hello and welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – the podcast were we talk about parenting each and every day in a manner that seizes every opportunity to instill amazing character in our kids. I’m Jefferson Drexler, and just like you, I answer the bell every morning, rise from my corner and fight the good fight as well as I can. Speaking of which, my wife and I were recently treated to a six-week “Self Defense Training” trial at our son’s martial arts studio. “It’s a great worko … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How Parents Can Impact Their Child’s Direction

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YOUR CHILD’S DIRECTION MAY BE ONE YOU REGRET, BUT YOU DON’T HAVE TO GIVE UP HOPE… Parents of adolescents, older teens, and adult children can often view the trajectory of their child’s life with great concern because they can see the disaster that bad choices are bringing. Is there anything a parent can do to divert their child from a life of terrible consequences?In this episode of the podcast, I’m going to give every parent two things they can do that will help them move into their child’s … [Read more...]


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