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Yearly Archives: 2019

“Life’s NOT Fair!” 

“Life’s NOT Fair!” Joey & Carla Link June 19, 2019   My (Joey) siblings were a few years older than me so they got to do things that sounded like a lot of fun but I wasn’t allowed to tag along. One time they got to go Christmas caroling with the church youth group in […]

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What are Your Kids “Catching” From You, Dad?

What are Your Kids “Catching” From You, Dad? Joey and Carla Link June 12, 2019 Our son is the father of four young children. On a visit with them recently, I (Joey) had a flashback to a time when I was raising him. He was not happy with us about something and emphatically said he […]

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How Are Your Child’s Management Skills?

How Are Your Child’s Management Skills? Joey and Carla Link June 5, 2019 Do you have a child who tells his/her siblings when to get their stuff picked up, to get their homework done before computer game time and get their things ready for soccer practice yet have none of these things done herself? Ah, […]

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SUMMER TIME! Joey and Carla Link May 29, 2019   The Beach Boys’ popular song “We’ve Been Having Fun All Summer Long” is what kids and teens eagerly anticipate the month of May. Kids assume no school time = play time.   That may have been the way it was when Carla and I were […]

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Memorials Joey & Carla Link May 22, 2019   We all need reminders/memorials of who God is, what He has done for us and how much He loves us. When trials come for your children when they are adults, these markers will strengthen them, reminding them of God’s faithfulness to your family when they were […]

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