Saying Something You Soon Regret…and how to do it less frequently

  “All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.”   James 3:7 If you are like every other parent on the planet you have upon occasion said something to your […]

Pushing All the Wrong Buttons

The other day I was looking at a VCR. I can hardly believe this is a relic of the past, an antique, something that makes me feel dated though it’s really not that outdated…right? Anyway, for those who may be too young to know what a VCR looks like, there’s a picture above. Notice the […]

Supporting Children Through a Mental Health Crisis

A parent’s worst nightmare is hearing your child is struggling with thoughts of suicide. Kelly Rosati offers practical tools that she has learned from years of lived experience in supporting her kids. Join Kay and Kelly as they discuss where parents can find support for their children who struggle with suicidal thoughts. Additional resources for […]

Max McGhee: Disarming the Acting Out

A child who is acting out can simply stress you out as a parent. In this final video in the Tuff Stuff series learn how to communicate the message to your child that he/she is safe, precious, and heard.

Max McGhee: Correcting Principles

Correction and intervention are inevitable parts of parenting.  This can feel even more daunting when parenting a child struggling behaviorally.  In this fourth video in the Tuff Stuff series figure out what correcting principles can look like.  Do not lose heart and endure for there are good things to come.

Max McGhee: Connecting Principles

Healthy relationships are at the heart of behavioral opportunities.  Dig deeper into the root causes of behavioral issues with your child in this third video in the Tuff Stuff series. And be equipped with powerful connecting principles as you strengthen your parent-child relationships.

Max McGhee: Empowering Principles

In the second video in the Tuff Stuff series, learn all about the attachment cycle.  Identify and implement the empowering principles to build hope, trust, and stability in your home.

Max McGhee: Introduction

What do you do when your child is displaying some tough behavior?  Especially if your child has undergone trauma? Learn how to begin to decode the behavior in order to heal and help your parent-child relationship.  You do not have to do this alone.  Join Max McGhee in the first of this Tuff Stuff video […]

Parenting…a Series of Phases

  Not long ago my wife and I experienced a milestone 24 years in the making…our youngest child moved out. We knew it would happen; it’s supposed to happen. We’ve officially entered our final phase of parenting, and it feels both exhilarating and sad. After all, it seems like only yesterday that we were bringing […]

JHM Sex Talks

Check out what the 7th & 8th graders in Junior High Ministry learned about SEX  these past two weeks in Life Groups.  And then, parents of teenagers, take the time to read through these wise tips and recommendations as you navigate the tough reality of relationships, sex, and more.  Be ready, be equipped, and be […]