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Category Archives: Parenting

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...

eZine #62: The Journey Beyond Anxiety and Worry

September eZine: Fear is a Liar—The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry September can be a time of great change for many. Kids heading back to school, families facing busier schedules, and...

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 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 #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...

Podcast 115: RECOVERY 11—Sexual Addiction Recovery Groups

Podcast 115: RECOVERY 11—It’s Time to ReGroup To help individuals understand the purpose and see the value of regular attendance at one of DFR’s Sexual Addiction Recovery groups called ReGroup. Listen...

Parenting: Children Through the Eyes of Jesus

I was Jesus once. No, not in a dream or some fantasy game but in real life. It’s true. Work with me and don’t question my sanity too much, but for...

Marriage: Drop the “EDGE”—A Journey into Graciousness

Let’s be clear—I’m a recovering “edge-aholic”. I will be speaking out of a deep, insatiable and ongoing need to deal with my own lack of graciousness. I have often said when I’m...

eZine #52: Maintaining Connection Through the Teen Years

You and your kid don’t have to grow apart during the teen years. It is true that there is a natural drive for independence that you have to make room for....

Parenting: Keeping the Connection through the Teen Years

 Keeping the Connection through the Teen Years You and your kid don’t have to grow apart during the teen years. It is true that there is a natural drive for independence...

Podcast 104: Restoring the Peace in Extended Family Disputes

Cold Wars: Restoring the Peace in Extended Family Disputes Lines are drawn, walls are up and people are not speaking. Learn the wisdom principles and practical steps of extended family reconciliation....

Podcast 102: Keeping Sane in the Family Chaos Years

Full House—Keeping Sane in the Family Chaos Years To help couples survive and even thrive through the challenges of keeping a healthy and balanced home life during the psycho, busy years...

Podcast 101: Grandparenting—How to Do It Right

Great Grandparenting: How to Do It Right To coach grandparents the ways to have the greatest and most lasting influence on their grandchildren, looking at level of involvement, the role they...

Podcast 017: Going Home at Christmas—Pressures and Problems

The Dark Side of Christmas: Learning to Face the Pressures and Problems of Going Home Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, address the common stresses the people...