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Category Archives: Parenting

Parenting: Pornography and Our Youth

Pornified: 5 Facts You Must Tell the Next Generation As I write this, I am on a flight to Fort St. John, BC. Tonight I will speak at an area-wide Youth...

Podcast 061: What to Do If Your Child is Into Porn?

We tackle the frightening challenge of discovering your preteen has been watching pornography. What’s the wisest first step? What needs to be discussed? How do you tighten up controls?  What’s the...

Podcast 060: The Joys of Being “Dad”

We discuss the great gifts of being a father realizing the benefits of parenting well and the impact it has on future generations. It’s a great tribute to Dads beyond Father’s...

Podcast 059: Bully-Proof Your Kids

Bully-Proof: Helping Your Kids through the Hard Stuff Bullying is not just in the school ground anymore. It’s taken wings – threatening phone messages, ‘unfriending’ on Facebook, cruel texts and more...

eZine #26: Sports and the Family

With the Superbowl coming VERY soon, it seemed only fitting to make this month's eZine about sports.  I was one of those kids that took part in all school sports (except hockey,...

eZine #25: Post Christmas Thoughts

Finally Enough Time to Sit and Process  Its important for us to debrief after any event - in order to have a more effective one next time.  Well, Christmas is over and the New Year approaches....

Podcast 057: Child Self-Harm—What does a Parent Do if Theirs is Cutting?

Child Self-Harm—What does a Parent Do if Theirs is Cutting? We unravel the roots and motives behind self-injury. When should a parent worry about suicide after seeing self-harm? What are the...

Podcast 056: 16 Phone Apps Smart Parents are Aware Of

PARENT ALERT: 16 Phone Apps Smart Parents are Aware Of The online and cell phone world jets ahead of us with no stopping in sight. How does a parent keep up...

Podcast 055: When Your Teen Rebels

Trusting God with the Prodigal: What Happens When Your Teen Rebels? How do you walk the tight rope between tough love and maintaining support? How do you handle them walking away...

Parenting: Helping Kids Handle Peer Pressure

A Candid Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie “My son is entering Junior High this fall. How can I prepare him to withstand the negative influences that often...

Marriage: Be a Great Spouse First and Foremost—Getting your Relational Priorities Straight

I stood in the entrance of my son’s home with him and two of his guy friends. It was moments before their departure to fly south for a 1-week cruise together....

Parenting: FAMILY FOOTPRINTS—The Non-negotiable Steps for Leading Well at Home

I grew up enjoying the childhood activity of ‘follow the leader’. Back in the prairies, it was especially fun to play after a fresh snowfall on our way to and from...

Parenting: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold from Their Children

As I look back, I was at times a rather selfish and insecure parent. I was too often tempted, especially in the early years, to parent the children worrying about how...

Podcast 052: The Benefits of Kids in Sport

Podcast 052: The Benefits of Kids in Sport Dr. Dave Currie along with Wayne & Mary Jane Dahl, discuss the inherent benefits for children being in athletics? What does a great...

eZine #22: Summer Vacation

eZine 22: Summer Vacation—Summer is Already Half Over!  David McVety, Assistant Director of DFR, shares on his summer vacation so far: Our summer has been special and probably quite unique, I’ve been speaking...