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Category Archives: Parenting

Parenting: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Protecting Kids Online

Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie   It’s a different world than the one I grew up in. I can barely figure out emails let alone everything else...

Parenting: MEYER RETURNS TO HIS FIRST TEAM

Urban Meyer resigned as University of Florida’s head football coach today. How refreshing! Whether or not you follow college football is immaterial. I challenge you to read on and find out...

Marriage: Turning Your Christmas Inside Out

We often hear the quote, “It is better to give than receive.” Deep down in our hearts, we know it is true yet, that’s not the way Christmas is celebrated in...

Marriage: Win, Lose or Draw—Playing Your Relational Cards Right

You are at the table. Everyone is. The stakes are high. You’d bet your life to have a successful marriage and family life. In this game, you have a hand to...

Parenting: Raising Confident and Secure Children

The Fall is an exciting time for families with the anticipation of school. When that first bell rings, there is the surge of excitement of reconnecting with friends, the new classroom...

Marriage: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Work or Family First?

  I know my family needs to be my top priority, but when push comes to shove it is always easier to say no to them than to my boss. How...

Marriage: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Problems with the “Ex”

  My husband and I are both on our second marriage. Our problem is his ex-wife. She's always in his face, whether it's about the kids, or money...if it's not one...

Parenting: Overcoming Parenting Panic

Facing the Fears of Raising Children in the 21st Century Parenting is not for the faint of heart. Things have changed a ton since you were raised. It’s a really difficult...

DFR Daily Tip #25: Have you had the sex talk with your kids yet?

DFR Daily Tip #25: Have you had the sex talk with your kids yet? Make no excuse! Have the sex talk with your kids before they take it in school or...

DFR Daily Tip #19: Discipline Kids with Love

DFR Daily Tip #19: Discipline Kids with Love Discipline kids with love. Connect misdeeds to consequences for greater learning and impact. More DFR Relationship Resources To learn more about parenting and...

DFR Daily Tip #12: Be the example for your kids.

DFR Daily Tip #12: Be the example for your kids. Live what you want your kids to become. There is nothing as convincing as example. Words are shallow when not backed...

DFR Daily Tip #6: Being present for your kids…

DFR Daily Tip #6: Being present for your kids… Love to a child is spelled T-I-M-E. Don’t fool yourself to think that quality = quantity. Invisible parents don’t influence…be there. More...

DFR Tip 422: Attend Church as a Family…

Go to church as a family, as an anchor to truth. It doesn’t make you a christian, but opens heart & mind to perspective and growth. For more Daily Tips click HERE...

DFR Tip 420: Nuture an inquisitive nature in kids.

Be patient with a child’s unending questions about life. Foster this inquisitive nature. Be a source of truth while they are asking. For more Daily Tips click HERE More DFR Parenting Resources...

DFR Tip 415: Start a Family Care Project tradition.

Start discussing a Christmas Care Project as a couple or family where you help somone less fortunate than you. Learn to care for others together. More DFR Resources To learn more...