Archive for category: Podcasts

Intimacy with Christ

Intimacy with Christ

Relationships can be difficult. If they were easy, we wouldn’t have broken families, divorces, broken hearts, misunderstandings, lack of forgiveness, bitterness, resentments and the list could go on. But relationships are also a gift; it would be a lonely world without them. A key I have found to successful relationships […]

 
Truest Truth About You

Truest Truth About You

How can we help our kids to accept and like themselves? And how can we really accept and like our self? As adults, we think we should be all put together and have it all together. But I have learned through my coaching business, that many of us still don’t […]

 
Focus on the Positives~Good Choice!

Focus on the Positives~Good Choice!

We all have pressures and things in our lives that we wish were different. None of us escape. Some seasons are easier than others and sometimes we may enter a season of life that is so good that we hope it never ends. Ah!.. But as the saying goes “All […]

 
It’s Nice to be Included

It’s Nice to be Included

You know the remarkable, one of a kind story, about Joseph, Mary and Jesus. The angel told Joseph that Mary was pregnant with the child of God and Joseph was to marry her and become the child’s stepfather. Can you imagine? We may struggle with the fact that our step […]

 
Relational Capital

Relational Capital

February 27, 2015 2:29 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture, Step Families / No comments

In one of our blended family classes, we had a couple join us half way through. So they had not begun the classes with the rest of the members. We asked them to tell a little about themselves so that we along with the rest of the class could get […]

 
Mature Love in the Couple Relationship

Mature Love in the Couple Relationship

January 22, 2015 11:46 am / Podcasts, Relationships, Step Families, Uncategorized / 1 comment

If your step family relationships need some work, a good place to start is a renewed commitment to love. The type of love I’m talking about is agape love. Unconditional love, an act of your will kind of love. I know, that is really hard to do. And with some […]

 
Broken Relationship

Broken Relationship

January 6, 2015 12:32 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / 2 comments

I am going to share right from my heart today. Lately I’ve been a bit discouraged about recording more Pod casts and blogs about blended families. The truth is, I felt like a hypocrite because my blended family is not how it used to be and not how I want […]

 
Wisdom from a 6 Year Old

Wisdom from a 6 Year Old

October 8, 2014 2:40 pm / Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / No comments

You are the reason I am here. I love your family, I understand the differentness of a step family and I really want the members of your family to come to a place where everyone knows where they fit. Stepfamilies have to negotiate and renegotiate their relationships. And success is […]

 
Developmental Stage; Preschool Ages 3,4, 5

Developmental Stage; Preschool Ages 3,4, 5

August 11, 2014 4:23 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships, Scripture / 1 comment

We’ve been talking about the age of your child when the divorce happens so that you know how to best help your little one. The age of the child is of concern for how to help your child to cope with the divorce and the changes in their surroundings. Even […]

 
Development Stage 12 to 24 Months

Development Stage 12 to 24 Months

August 6, 2014 3:56 pm / Divorce, Podcasts, Relationships / No comments

Toddlers are quite the explorers, they have so much to learn and see and experience. He is walking, running, climbing, jumping all with wonder and excitement. Each new experience is building the child’s sense of self. When he falls down and you lovingly kiss him better, when he giggles at […]