Reframing Why Kids Should Do Chores

Family Life | Imagine The End

Reframing Why Kids Should Do Chores

Home is the place of their first citizenship. I started reframing how I talked about chores. I started talking about how important it was that they be good citizens of… Read More
6 ways to help middle schoolers develop positive body image

Middle School (6th-8th)

6 Ways to Help Your Middle Schooler Develop Positive Body Image

As parents, you have the incredibly important, and at times, difficult job of helping guide and direct your middle schooler toward more healthy thinking. Taking these simple steps to navigate… Read More

Fight For The Heart | Special Topics | Uncategorized

Fighting for the Heart of Our (Adopted Son) Family

The fight this season isn’t just for our adopted son, it is also for our biological children and our family. It is the fight that shows that love rules everything and… Read More
Skin in the Game Changes Everything

Finance | Imagine The End

Skin in the Game Changes Everything

It’s fun to surprise your kids with gifts and luxury experiences like a 13-year-old getting a manicure. But it’s equally important to give them the gift of working for a… Read More
The Opposite of Gratitude

Character and Values

The Opposite of Gratitude

Attitudes can sabotage your potential to be grateful. And more than likely you can’t “feel” your way out of them. You have to take specific action. You have to become… Read More
the masks we love to wear

Widen The Circle

The Masks We Love to Wear

When the whole world is working hard to promote notions of what perfect parenting looks like, putting on a mask can be really tempting. Read More
3 ways to help kids push past fear

Character and Values

3 Ways To Help Your Kid Push Past Fear

I'm going to guess you wish you had a little more courage as an adult, and maybe even as a parent. We all do. Fear isn't just an emotion, it's… Read More
5 Ways to Build Rapport with the leaders in your kid's life

Social Life | Tribes Over Time

5 Ways to Build Rapport with the Leaders in Your Kid’s Life

Having a good relationship with your kid’s leader is tricky. It will look different at every age, with every kid, and with every leader. But, as a long-time small group… Read More

Character and Values | Middle School (6th-8th)

Helping Preteens Discover Courage

Preteens are feeling caught in their schedule, their access to culture, and the pressure to succeed. And the expectations placed on them are often too unrealistic for them to handle.… Read More
Raising Worry Free girls

Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

What’s Worrying Our Girls

When your daughter has a little help, a lot of empowerment, and a foundational faith, worries don’t have to carry the same power in her life. It’s how you and… Read More