Four Phases of Parenting

Parenting four kids has taught us a lot. Now that our oldest is 16 we’re starting to see how our parenting has moved through four distinct phases. Phase 1: BABYSITTER – this is the first stage in parenting where all we care about is making sure our kids are safe and that they don’t put … Continued

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The Power of Forgiveness

One of the greatest hang-ups for married couples is in the area of forgiveness. Refusing to forgive and/or refusing to seek forgiveness leaves couples stuck until they deal with the issue at hand. Fortunately, Jesus gives us some instruction on what to do. In the famous “Lord’s Prayer” we see Him teaching us two areas … Continued

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How Humor Can Resolve Conflict

The details about how the argument began are a bit foggy. Jason and I hadn’t been married two years because we only had our first born, Trae. He was in a stroller and we were walking through a parking lot making our way to the county fair. I’m sure I had all sorts of expectations … Continued

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