Dr. Jim Burns

Jim Burns is the president of HomeWord. He speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has close to 2 million resources in print in 20 languages. He primarily writes and speaks on the values of HomeWord, which are: Strong Marriages, Confident Parents, Empowered Kids, and Healthy Leaders. Some of his most popular books are: Confident Parenting, The Purity Code, Creating an Intimate Marriage, Closer, and Doing Life with Your Adult Children. Jim and his wife, Cathy, live in Southern California and have three grown daughters, Christy, Rebecca, and Heidi; two sons-in-law, Steve and Matt; and three grandchildren, James, Charlotte and Huxley.

When & How to Talk to My Child About Pornography | Parent Cue Blog

Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Special Topics

When and How to Talk to My Child about Pornography

It may be accidental, or it may be on purpose, but the odds are that porn will at one time be a part of your child’s development. Read More
What to Do When Your Adult Child Is Messing Up

College and Young Adult

What to Do When Your Adult Child Is Messing Up

When an adult child violates our values or makes poor choices, we often question our parenting abilities. Our doubts shout at us: Was it something I did? Read More
20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

Traditions are important for families because they provide opportunities to keep your family legacy going. From the simple to the silly to the sentimental, traditions can create meaningful memories. Don’t… Read More
Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze : 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Celebrations

Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze: 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Here it comes, right on cue! It's November already, and the Christmas commercials have started appearing on television, stores are all decked with holly, and your kids are probably already… Read More
Developing Character and Responsibility in Your Teen

Character and Values | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End

Developing Character and Responsibility in Your Teen

We must go through the process of releasing control over our teens so they can move toward responsibility. A person who never learns to take full responsibility for their own… Read More

Family Life | Fight For The Heart

Whenever Possible: Avoid Arguing with Your Kids

You can't effectively discipline your kid or teenager if you continually find yourself in the middle of an argument with him. When disciplining, conversations may become heated, so use good… Read More

Imagine The End | School Life

Ending the Homework Hassle

Any time parents of teenagers or pre-teens are in a room together, the subject of homework and education seems to be on their lips. My experience is that most of… Read More
Shutting Down Gossip and Building Character

Imagine The End | Make It Personal | Social Life

Shutting Down Gossip and Building Character

It was one of those major learning lessons in my parenting life. My wife Cathy and I were “speculating” at the kitchen table one day that one of our neighbors… Read More
Radical Respect

Character and Values | Imagine The End | Social Life

Teaching Your Kids Radical Respect

Today’s culture is bringing an unhealthy sexualization to our kids at a younger and younger age. We were 4, 6, 9, 12, and 15 at one point, but we were… Read More
How Birth Order Affects Your Children

Family Life | Fight For The Heart

How Birth Order Affects Your Children

I once heard a comedian ask the crowd, “How many of you are first-born children?” Those first- born in the crowd cheered and clapped. He then asked, “And how many… Read More
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