Blended Families – FREE 7-episode video series

Dear Friends, In my years of experience counseling married couples, I’ve seen firsthand that even under the most ideal of circumstances, marriage can be tough! The joining of two people with distinct backgrounds, personalities, and perspectives is a beautiful thing, but it’s guaranteed to come with challenges as well. And if marriage can be tough,…

The Importance of Grandparents

Dear Friends, Sadly, many grandparents have bought into the modern‐day notion that they should spend their golden years in retirement, leisure, and self‐indulgence. They don’t have time for their grandchildren. Their teaching days are behind them. Or they see themselves as a free babysitting service. “Our job is to spoil the grandkids. Then we send them back…

How to Tackle the Challenge of Smartphones, Social Media and Mental Wellbeing – Parenting Teens During Lockdown

Dear Friends, Care for the family – Podcast In this episode, Stephen, Rob Parsons & Katherine Hill discuss the challenges and joy of parenting teenagers, as well as how it might be different now in this time of lockdown, and tips to support those of you looking for new ideas. To listen to the 27…

6 Ways to Develop Self-Confidence and Positive Self-Image in Children

Dear Friends, These six steps can help you to build self-confidence and a positive self-image in your children. Anna watched as her five-year-old son, Jeremiah, raced around the playground with his friends. Each boy had chosen to be a superhero, all with the most ridiculous names imaginable: Captain Gerbil, Slime Boy, The Great Zack-a-roni and…