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Reducing Screen Time for Your Family

Posted on September 19, 2019

Parents can make a positive change in their family’s life, especially regarding the use of technology by reducing screen time.

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Helping your child with Self Regulation

Posted on January 31, 2018

Some kids act impulsively in emotional situations. Some kids get overexcited and have a hard time winding down. Some kids have meltdowns at unexpected times with little warning. All the above may be a sign of struggles with self-regulation.

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7 Ways to Help Children Through the Death of a Loved One

Posted on July 26, 2016
by Wanda Pritzel,

Her favorite kitten died in her arms. The little boy who sat next to him in school was killed in a car accident. Her grandpa who was her “best buddy” had a heart attack and died in the ambulance before they got to the hospital. If you have already raised your children, you have your […]

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Human, without exception!


Posted on March 17, 2016
by Kim Laube

Subsets of humans have been marginalized throughout human existence but despite all the efforts for personal freedoms, there is still a group being marginalized, being made to feel less than human, and it’s happening in legislatures all over the United States! The vast majority of “Pro-Life” legislation comes with a bitter pill to swallow for […]

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Connecting With Your Children

Posted on March 7, 2016
by Cassie Beltz, LMHC

Most parents want a strong relationship with their children so that when the difficulties of life happen, parents are able to help their children as best as possible.

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Marriage Matters – for the FAMILY


Posted on March 2, 2016
by Rev. Michael Wolfram

Does marriage matter??  YES!  In my blogs I will be sharing summaries from the Center for Marriage and Families pointing out that Marriage Matters!  These conclusions have been condensed into five broad areas.  The first of these is that Marriage Matters for the Family. Marriage and family go together.  Going back to the first couple, Adam […]

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Adoptive Couple Fears – Can I Love this Child as Much as I do (or would) our Biological Child?

Posted on January 20, 2016
by Kim Laube

This fear is not as easily addressed mostly because pre-adoptive families don’t even want to admit that the fear exists.  Just saying it can make you feel like a heartless person.  I wish pre-adoptive families felt more open to talking about this than they do.  Why? Because there are many paths that can lead to […]

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