Money-Saving Christmas Ideas

Andrea FortenberryFamily

The Christmas season is an exhilarating time of year as we celebrate the birth of our Savior. Schedules fill quickly with plans to see friends and family, weekends are filled with parties and pageant rehearsals, … Read More

Making Marriage More Than Kids

Linda SeibertCouples, Family

Linda Seibert's Family

The transition from “married” to “married with children” challenges our goal to build a God-centered marriage instead of a me-centered or child-centered marriage. It is difficult to avoid the dangers of spouse-neglect or self-neglect. We … Read More

Love + Discipline

Andrea FortenberryFamily

When kids feel always under review, always a work in progress, always on their guard, they start to feel like projects instead of deeply loved and accepted children. — Gary L. Thomas Discipline is a … Read More

What’s for Dinner?

Andrea FortenberryFamily

Cooking dinner is not my favorite thing to do. We have some picky eaters in my house and it’s a challenge to find something that everyone likes to eat. Our busy schedule can also make … Read More

Excellence Not Perfection

Andrea FortenberryFamily

Any fellow perfectionists out there? If you’re not a perfectionist yourself, you likely know a few. Maybe you’re married to one or maybe your children have given you signs that they’re perfectionists. While perfectionism sounds … Read More

Five Steps to a Smoother School Year

Andrea FortenberryFamily

As summer winds down, it’s also an exciting time of new beginnings for students and teachers. It’s back to school season! We’re actually in our third week of school here in Arizona and are getting … Read More

Strengths-Based Parenting

Andrea FortenberryFamily

Have you ever completed the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment? I highly recommend it. Understanding your results can help you in many different areas of life. When you buy the book, it comes with a code to … Read More

Stop Feeling Guilty

Andrea FortenberryFamily

Do you ever look at other parents and feel like they’re winning and you’re losing at this parenting gig? Do you ever feel guilty for all the things you aren’t doing?   Me too.   … Read More