Doing Family Right

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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 #75: Gifts at the Wall

December eZine: What To Teach Your Kids This Christmas   Gifts left at an emotional wall are gestures of intent —overtures of desire to regain what has been lost. It is saying...

eZine #75: Overcoming Marital Misunderstandings

November eZine: Overcoming Marital Misunderstandings Featured Article: You make no sense | Overcoming Marital Misunderstandings Do you ever feel like you and your spouse are working against each other? Misunderstandings kill connection....

eZine #72 | Facing Temptation In Your Life

August eZine: Facing Temptation in your Life Featured Article: Facing Temptation in your Life At the core, temptation is an unhealthy draw or an unholy desire toward something that we know is...

eZine #71: How To Handle Tough Parenting Seasons

July eZine: How To Handle Tough Parenting Seasons Parenting: Tough Seasons in Parenting | How to make it through In spite of the rigorous demands of the race, I have fully loved...

eZine #70 | The Greatest Joys of Being a Parent

June eZine: The Greatest Joys of Being a Parent The truth is—my primary days of being “Dad” are over. Sure, I still hold the title and always will. But at best,...

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...

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...

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...

DFR eZine #61: Building a Godly Home

Understanding Sweat Equity—Taking the Steps to Build a Godly Home When a couple painstakingly goes through a challenging task of building their own home, and does not contract a professional home...

DFR eZine #60: Is your marriage teetering on the edge of imbalance?

Respecting the Laws of Relational Equilibrium in Your Marriage For many of the couples that come into our Care Centre, their relationship is off-kilter because they are not respecting the laws...

DFR eZine #59: Summer Days or Summer DAZE?

Are your kids bubbling with excitement because summer is coming? Parents, you may not share the same feeling—instead, you might feel stressed at the thought of trying to fill those long...

eZine #58: Dealing with Your Baggage

Did you drag a trunk full of JUNK into your marriage? According to our counsellors at the DFR Care Centre, the Number One challenge couples face in marriage is BAGGAGE—a person’s...

eZine #57: Aging Graciously

This month we take a look at growing older—the relationship challenges and changes that may come with it and the chance for new experiences and even greater joy! Our feature podcast helps individuals...

eZine #56: Spring Cleaning of the Soul

Spring is right around the corner and with it comes the urge for new beginnings and "spring cleaning”—dealing with the clutter in our homes after a long winter. But what about...