You can make your home a place of peace and safety for you and your spouse and kids. Here are some ways to create the setting.
Making Your Home a Sanctuary for Your Family
When to Call it Off Before the Big Day
Marriage is a big deal. It makes sense to work through the hard questions together so you’re equipped to keep the lifetime commitment you’re about to make.
How to Say ‘Not Tonight’ Without Crushing His Ego
Is it ever okay to deny his advances? Everybody needs an occasional raincheck, right?
Preachers in Sneakers
Does it really matter if preachers wear hip clothes or live expensive lifestyles?
How To Not Lose It On Your Kids After a Stressful Day at Work
I shudder at the times I’ve acted irritable to my kids because I was still stressed from work. How do we come home as the loving parents we want to be?
Negotiating Parental Leave for the Working Mom with a New Baby
Who is responsible for making ends meet when a new baby joins a family – the new parents, their employers, or the government?
Why Tiger Woods Wins For Us All
Tiger Woods’ emotional grip on his son culminated a journey back from the sports-dead. We see a man experience professional victory and personal redemption.
The Gift of a Rainbow Baby
For parents who have lost a child, nothing will ever be able to replace that baby. But sometimes out of sorrow is the gift of a “rainbow baby,” the healthy baby who follows loss.
Host a Meaningful Easter Party with Your Mom Tribe + Their Kids
I’m hosting an Easter party. You should too. Use these menu ideas and activities for a fun, easy way to share the Easter season together.
You Might Be a ‘Snowplow Parent’ If …
Many parents fall into the well-meaning mishap of clearing an easy path for their kids, regardless of the cost. Have you?
When to Tell Your Kids About Your Past
How much should you tell your kids about the mistakes you’ve made in the past? Pastor Drew Hill believes parents should unveil some of the ugliness in our lives … to show what God has done.
Countdown to Easter
This guide will help you reflect on the days leading up to the Cross, Jesus’ death, His burial, and the empty tomb. One Scripture. One brief reflection. Once a day, for 12 days.
She Was Ready to End Her Life
She searched her home for something she could take to end the pain, instead, she found God’s protection.
Should We Have Kids?
Many married couples are putting off the decision on whether to have children … and an increasing number choose to not have any.
5 Ways I’d Like to Thank My Divorced Parents
Despite their decision to divorce, both of my parents made sacrifices along the way that kept my brother and me as their priorities.
How About Giving up ‘Contempt’ for Lent?
Togetherness is virtually impossible if one or both spouses feel disgust toward each other. But contempt doesn’t just show up overnight … it’s usually built up when unresolved conflicts are compounded over time.
Teaching Our Kids Not to Be Bystanders to Bullying
Most kids on today’s campuses probably fall into the category of “bystander.” They know they should probably do something, but they don’t.
All My Husband Heard From Me Was ‘BOOOO!’
After we’d been married awhile, I realized I had gone from Dave’s biggest cheerleader to his biggest critic.
Have You Talked to Your Kids About Sex?
The sex talk and gender conversations in your home don’t have to be big, awkward productions. But they do need to happen. The sooner the better.
When Parenting Isn’t Popular
Making responsible, though not always fun, parenting decisions pays dividends and yields goodness that lasts well beyond the moment.
A Day in the Life of a Working Mom
Making memories, passing on our faith to the next generation, is what our moments are made of. I try to focus on fully living in every single one.
Lessons From the College Admissions Scandal
These parents wanted the best for their children. But is any college worth what those families are facing now?
Spring Break Is for Making Memories
Staycation or vacation? Either way spring break is a time to take advantage of for having fun and creating family memories.
Going to Church As a Single Parent or Blended Family
As a single mom turned stepmom, I look to the church for help to heal. But it’s challenging to feel accepted in a place where my family isn’t reflected.
5 Things Taylor Swift Gets Right on Her 30 Birthday Lessons
The pop music star is about to turn 30, and her list of life lessons beautifully blends heart with humor, plus practicality and purpose.
‘I Told God I’d Rather Die Than Be Married to You’
Meet Dave and Ann Wilson, the new cohosts of FamilyLife Today® who bring the authentic voice of a couple who has struggled greatly in their marriage—yet found hope and help in Christ.
Every Expectant Mom Deserves a Baby Shower Like Meghan Markle’s
One of the greatest lessons motherhood is teaching me is that I cannot do it alone. Baby showers remind us of the help we need from family and friends.
We Moved Our Family and Changed Their World
One day David and his wife, Meg, realized they wanted their family to see that the world is a more diverse place than what they were experiencing.
What Parents Need to Know About the Momo Challenge + 5 Ways to Respond
What’s a level-headed but vigilant parent to do with this information? Here are five ways to respond to the unsettling Momo Challenge.
Finding Your Way Back to the Church After Sexual Abuse
How can the victim of sexual abuse trust the body of Christ again? How can we go back to any church body? Why should we even try?