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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Lifting Up Others—Tips on Being an Encourager

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 usage in our...

Podcast 127: First Responder’s Marriages Part 2: Wise Conversations for Survival

Podcast 127: First Responder’s Marriages Part 2: Wise Conversations for Survival This special podcast features Dr. Dave Currie along with Mike and Leanne Novakowski and Jonathan and Rachelle Siemens.  This podcast...

Podcast 123: Handling The Rebellious Teenager

Podcast 123: Handling The Rebellious Teenager To help parents face the tumultuous days of a reactionary and defiant teenager. Learn the best steps to rebuild and reconnect with your child as...

Parenting: 7-Step Model for Kids—Healthy Internet Use

A 7-Step Social Media Introduction Model for Healthy Internet Use for Our Kids Our world is becoming more and more digital all of the time. We MUST equip and prepare our...

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...

Marriage: Baggage in Your Marriage

Unpack Your Bags—Did you drag a trunk full of junk into your marriage? Communication? Money? Sex? For decades, these three famous challenges have been said to be the top three reasons...

Podcast 126: Understanding the Trauma of Facing Your Husband’s Sexual Addiction

Podcast 126: PARTNERS IN PAIN: Understanding the Trauma of Facing Your Husband’s Sexual Addiction To help women face the horrific pain associated with their husband’s porn and sexual addiction giving the...

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family

Podcast 125: Facing Burnout within the Family To help spouses and families better support and understand those in the family facing emotional collapse or physical exhaustion. Focusing on what they can...

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...

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts?

Podcast 124: Family Crises—Where is God When It Hurts To help couples and families face the dark and challenging seasons in life and to gain perspective and draw strength from a...

Marriage: The Value of Honest Disclosure

Coming Clean: The Value of Honest Disclosure When I was young, say ages 4–8, my mother would warn me—actually more like threaten me (add mom’s cross tone of voice)—“Don’t you dare...

P.E.R.G.E Seminar 2020

P.E.R.G.E. (Partner Encouragement Recovery Group Experience)  2-day Seminar: April 17-18, 2020 PURPOSE P.E.R.G.E. exists to regain sexual purity in marriage. The program is designed for the encouragement and ongoing recovery for women who...

Podcast 122: The Impact of Substance Abuse

Podcast 122: The Addiction Dynamic—Grasping the Impact of Substance Abuse To help spouses and couples better face their addiction to drugs and alcohol and grasp the effects it is having on...