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Still Photography of the set and filming of Marriage Uncensored TV seriesOur blog is a steady source of relevant and practical help for doing family right. Anchored by Dr. Dave, we want you to count on us for support in maximizing your most important relationships – marriage – family – God.

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eZine #69 | The Downward Spiral of Worry

May eZine: The Downward Spiral of Worry We are in a season that understandably spawns worry. Frequent media coverage incessantly repeating unnerving words like world-wide pandemic, infectious disease, death tolls, quarantine,...

The Downward Spiral of Worry

We are in a season that understandably spawns worry. Frequent media coverage incessantly repeating unnerving words like world-wide pandemic, infectious disease, death tolls, quarantine, and the need for social distancing causes...

eZine #68 | Help and Encouragement During COVID-19

April eZine: Help and Encouragement During COVID-19 Dr. Dave With a Word of Encouragement These are strange times that we are living in, aren't they? Truly, they are unprecedented and something...

Social Distancing or Social Exclusiveness

How Forced Changes of COVID-19 Can Improve Your Family Our current health crisis has called for social distancing. We are to stay away from others… 6 feet away! We are to...

A Note From All Of Us At DFR

To the Doing Family Right Care Network,   We are truly living in unprecedented times right now and from all of us here at Doing Family Right, we want to extend...

Parenting: Coaching Pre-Teens on “SEXTING”

Some of you have already bristled wondering why this topic is even being discussed in a public forum. Stop. Don’t get your back up yet. Hear me out. Other parents are...

eZine #67 | The Role Of A Lifetime Valentine

February eZine: The Role Of A Lifetime Valentine 5 Roles of a Lifetime Valentine What is a lifetime valentine? For me, it’s synonymous with success in marriage. It is best described...

eZine #66 | The Unbroken Line

January eZine: The Unbroken Line Passing On Your Faith To the Next Generation Seventeen years ago, Canadian Hockey Legend, a true friend, and a man I so look up to, Paul...

Parenting: An Unbroken Line Of Christians

Passing On Your Faith to the Next Generation Seventeen years ago, Canadian Hockey Legend, a true friend, and a man I so look up to, Paul Henderson, gave me this challenge....

eZine #65: What To Teach Your Kids This Christmas

December eZine: What To Teach Your Kids This Christmas I’m the out-spoken “Merry Christmas” guy in a world where it’s not politically correct. It’s my part of the fight. Though Season’s...

Marriage: The Power Of A Full-On Apology

To keep any relationship strong, it is as much about how well you forgive as it is how well you love. The apology-forgiveness cycle is one of the hardest skills to...

eZine #64: What’s Your Cell Phone Doing for You?

November eZine: Digital Delight or Distraction—What’s your cell phone doing for you? Notifications nudge us every minute. Each beep, squawk, buzz and vibration on our device beckons us to return to...

eZine #63: Lifting Up Others

October eZine: Lifting Up Others—Up Close and Personal Tips on Being an Encourager To ENCOURAGE by definition means to give support, to foster confidence and to bring hope. The breadth of its current...

Marriage: The Kite & The Blender

The Kite & The Blender: Approach Extremes to Stress and Conflict The kite and the blender. To be honest, I see a lot of this between couples. Often, these two extreme...

Marriage: Preventing Your Own Divorce

Preventing Your Own Divorce: The Soft Heart Approach   “I have yet to see a marriage fall apart where both hearts are soft toward God." Let it sink in. Then, read it again....