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Are Your Kids Misbehaving?

Are Your Kids Misbehaving

Children misbehave because they are sinners (like us) in need of a Savior. However, fear and anxiety can definitely contribute to escalated behavior problems in children. Kids are hearing about the scary things happening in our world right now and, more than likely, sensing the stress of their parents. So, if your children are acting out in ways they normally don’t, I encourage you to talk with them and ask some questions to see if fear and anxiety might be driving their behavior. Let them know that yes, there are some scary things going on right now, but we can

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Focus on the Family – Reaching Your Child’s Heart When They Disobey

Hi Friends! It was so much fun being on Focus on the Family again this past Friday. If you missed it, here is the info and link to watch. In a follow-up to our highly popular broadcast “Taming Your Child’s Tongue,” Ginger Hubbard offers parents more practical advice for dealing effectively with their children’s back talk, whining, and lying in a discussion based on her book I Can’t Believe You Just Said That! Original Air Date: September 20, 2019

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FamilyLife Today Interviews

In case you were unable to tune in to FamilyLife Today, here are two recent interviews I did with them. What’s With All the Whining? FamilyLife Today with guest Ginger Hubbard | May 8, 2019 Do your children whine? If so, then maybe author Ginger Hubbard can help! As a mother of two, she knows a thing or two about whining and shares a few “how to’s” to nip it in the bud. Ginger pulls examples from her own experience, and reminds parents that until you reach a child’s heart, their behavior isn’t likely to change. To help a child consider his

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Girl’s Weekend Gone Bad

Girl's Weekend Gone Bad

Three rules for girl’s weekend at the lake: No makeup, no dieting, and no doing anything productive. It’s heavenly. Every winter my friend Lisa and I look forward to an annual trip to the lake where we relax by a fire, enjoy great meals prepared and frozen weeks in advance, watch movies, and devour a suspense novel. The meals, movies, and books vary, but the one absolute is the cozy ambiance of a crackling fire. It just sets the mood for our well-deserved weekend of laziness. We unloaded the car, stocked the fridge, and changed into old sweat pants, over-sized

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