Taking Care of Yourself Over Holidays After a Loss

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

After the death of a loved one, various holidays are difficult, especially Christmas. Here are specific ideas for...

Mocking In Families

A "Dear Rosa" question and answer regarding the shamed based communication and its impact on family members.

Forgiveness in the New Year

The process of forgiveness, tips on inviting Jesus into the journey of forgiveness, as well as the forgiveness of...

A Parent's Guide To Minimizing Sibling Rivalry

Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW

Although sibling rivalry exists in virtually every family, parents can be proactive in helping to minimize sibling...

Ten Ways to "Train Up A Child"

Lynda Savage, M.S., LMFT, LPC

Parenting is hard. Raising children in today's world is a juggling act for most people when trying to do a good...

Using Mindfulness to Keep Relationships Healthy

Insights and tips are provided on how use mindfulness to be attentive to others feelings, as well as your own, in...

Respect in Families

Brenda Spina, M.S., LMFT, LPC

There are three foundational principles that make respect in families happen. Following these principles may be...

Validation is Not Agreement

Suzan Myhre, M.S.S.W., LICSW, LPC

This article describes the difference between validating another person's communication and agreeing with it...

Different Culture, Equal Honor: Viewpoints on Shame

Mary Lambrecht, M.S. LMFT

Family and individual rituals can look different, but are equally valued by God. Article shows how to bring...

Answering Jesus' Call

This article helps the reader make decisions about when it is important to act on Jesus' call and to be open to His...

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