Category: Blog

  • Giving Dad His Grade

    Giving Dad His Grade Joey Link June 17, 2020 When it is all said and done, what do you want your kids to see when they look back at your parenting? I think if they were asked to give a grade on our parenting, we would all hope for an A+, but that is not…

  • Accepting Others

    Accepting Others Joey & Carla Link June 10, 2020 What exactly does it mean to accept others? Is it okay to only accept those who agree with you? “To accept” means to “understand, to choose to receive others as they are without judgement.” It doesn’t mean you have to agree with another’s opinion on something,…

  • Friendly Authority

    Friendly Authority Joey & Carla Link May 27, 2020 In the 70’s the TV Show “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father” was very popular and formative for many Dad’s parenting philosophy. The theme song of the show set the stage for how a new generation of adults that were rebellious towards authority needed to be friends…

  • “Me, Me, Me!” Kids

    “Me, Me, Me!” Kids Joey & Carla Link May 20, 2020 The “Me! Me! Me!” epidemic is bigger than the pandemic ever will be. Parents get frustrated when they have to constantly tell their kids to share, to be kind, and so on. Kids think about what they want and they think what they want…

  • Teaching Kids to be Patient

    Teaching Kids to be Patient Joey & Carla Link May 13, 2020 What parent hasn’t told their kids they need to be patient? For a lot of you that could be a daily mantra. Let’s face it, no one is patient all the time, but if you have a problem in this area, and most…

  • Take Time for a Mom Recess!

    Take Time for a Mom Recess! Joey & Carla Link May 6, 2020 When Moms are in the trenches with their kids, either all day or after work, it can sometimes seem like plowing through 6 feet of mud. In these times it’s easy to lose perspective, especially when you’ve had a bad day either…

  • Is Your Child’s Love Tank Full?

    Is Your Child’s Love Tank Full? Joey & Carla Link April 29, 2020 No amount of discipline will be effective if a child’s emotional needs are not being met.  Are you having trouble discerning your child’s love language needs?  The following are some examples of how a young child would demonstrate his/her love. Is she always telling…

  • Getting Chores Done

    Getting Chores Done Joey & Carla Link April 22, 2020   Teaching your children to work isn’t the easiest task for parents. While it will determine how successful your child’s future will be, when he/she is whining or arguing with you about doing their chores, all you can think of is next time just do…

  • Enjoying Your Family

    Enjoying Your Family   Joey & Carla Link April 15, 2020 To enjoy one’s family is a desire every Dad has. But at the same time, it’s one of the greatest fears and scariest challenges for a Dad. He constantly wonders what he needs to do to make his family happy and feel like they…

  • Easter Joy

    Easter Joy Joey & Carla Link April 8, 2020 Too many times we hear parents say they are too busy to train or spiritually teach their kids because of all the activities and events going on in life. Now that you are all home together, it’s a great opportunity to pass your faith and what…