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5 Evidences of Our Broken-Family Culture

These 5 facts do make retirement planning different for women than for men, but a healthy culture of lasting marriages and caring families mitigate each of them. Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Forgotten Parent

The crisis of weakened fatherhood was driven home to me a few years ago in reading Season of Life by Jeffrey Marx when he related the realization by Rev. Joe Ehrmann that all the problems of the inner city that he was dealing with in his ministry tied back to a common thread of missing or ineffective fathers in the households. The nature of this problem is such that it will take many years to reverse the causes and effects of a culture that has long dismissed, diminished, and even undermined the role of fatherhood. Continue reading

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A Holistic Approach to Building Families

A proper understanding of family must recognize that families span generations and cannot be fully understood and supported independent of the individuals they are made of and the communities in which they live. Because the family is the fundamental unit of society and because societies can’t be stronger than the families within them, I am seeking to find and share information on organizations and tools to help build families, their communities, and the individuals within them and I invite others to join me in this endeavor. Continue reading

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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy

When all attempts at progress either backfire or have no discernible effect its time to seek further insight and experience. Such has been the case for us recently as we have found it impossible with only the expertise of ourselves … Continue reading

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Welcome Noah

After weeks of Laura feeling like she was ready to be done with this pregnancy (despite the fact that we hoped it would last a little longer to get a few more things done around the house) we got the … Continue reading

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