My son recently asked me in a discipline moment, “Where’s the love, Mom?” During discipline is perhaps the most important time for me to make clear to my child, “You are loved no matter what.” But not like a Band-Aid, “I love you….but…” Continue reading Where’s the Love, Mom? Discipline that Connects with your Child’s Heart
Trouble finding words to name feelings? Improve your relationship with your spouse with this free tool for naming emotions. Help your kids voice their feelings and improve their EQ. Continue reading Naming Emotions for Spouses and Kids
How can you connect (rather than fight) with your spouse over difficult topics and build new neurological patterns in your brain related to relationship as well as healthier patterns in your relationship? How can you teach your kids to do the same? Find out here. Continue reading The Comfort Circle
Trust takes a lifetime to build but can be destroyed in a moment. How can it possibly be rebuilt? Defining trust is critical to rebuilding it. Continue reading How Do You Rebuild Trust?
As I watch dear friends flee Ukraine while others stay or go back to minister and/or defend Ukraine, news continues to roll in of Russia bombing neighborhoods, a maternity ward, a nursery school… Continue reading Prayer for Ukraine
If your spouse keeps bending over backwards for others and getting hurt themselves, they might have the victim love style. What can you do to help them be fully the person God designed them to be? Continue reading Help! I’m Married to Someone with a Victim Love Style.
If you feel overwhelmed, helpless, and unsafe, it’s easy for your children to be unprotected and unsafe, too. If you have the Victim Love Style, what can you do to transform your parenting for your children to be able to live their best life. Continue reading Transformational Parenting for the Victim Love Style
Instead of judging myself this time, I experienced deep friendship and true connection through my desperate, messy, uncivilized need this week. And I’m truly grateful for my friends.
Continue reading Stop Judging Need
So, you have a victim love style. What now? Life to the full is available to you. Find out how to get and stay safe and valued. Continue reading I Have a Victim Love Style. What Now?
Do you find yourself taking whatever junk other people throw at you to avoid being alone? If so, you might have the victim love style. Find out what the victim love style means, how it develops, and keys to growth. Continue reading The Victim Love Style
If you desire a partnership but feel trapped in the push and pull of control, you might be married to a controller. Learn more about this Love Style and what you can do to be fully yourself in this relationship. Continue reading Help! I’m Married to A Controller
When you have a high need for control in your life, you might just be a controlling parent. What landmines ought you avoid and how can you do that? Continue reading Transformational Parenting for the Controller
Do you feel like you need to control or be controlled? You can get control over that feeling and be more successful in your work and family life. Here’s how. Continue reading I’m a Controller. What Now?
Do you (or someone you love) dislike authority and hate it when people disrespect or interrupt you? Do you see those you care about acting weak and fearful around you? Perhaps your love style has something to do with it.. Continue reading The Controller Love Style
If your spouse vacillates between “I love you and need you close to me all the time” and “I am so angry with you, go away!” you might need to read this. Continue reading Help! I’m Married to a Vacillator
How can you raise your children to have healthy, lasting, loving relationships if you don’t feel that is possible for you? Continue reading Transformational Parenting for the Vacillator
Do you feel like no one has ever really understood you, and that everyone you care about lets you down? Perhaps you are a vacillator. Find out more. Continue reading The Vacillator Love Style
If your spouse is annoyingly interesting in caring for and pleasing others and assessing your mood, but can’t stand to be alone or set boundaries for the kids, you might need to read this. Continue reading Help! I’m Married to a Pleaser
So, I’m people-pleasing and care-taking. How does that affect my kids and how can I protect them from myself? Continue reading Transformational Parenting for the Pleaser
If you have the imprint of a pleaser love style, you aren’t doomed to a life of perpetual over-commitment and of one-sided relationships. You can become a secure connector. Here are some steps in that direction. Continue reading I’m a Pleaser, What Now?
Are you a great empathizer and giver, often giving more than you receive to help others? If so, you may be a pleaser love style. Find out what this means for you. Continue reading The Pleaser Love Style
Much of marriage is about being a team and loving and comforting one another through the joys and trials of life. So, what do you do when your spouse doesn’t give and receive comfort and affection well? Continue reading Help! I’m Married to an Avoider
If you have an avoider love style, how can you raise integrated, whole-hearted children? What do you need to keep in mind as you parent? Continue reading Transformational Parenting for the Avoider
So, you have the avoider love style. What practical steps can you take to change? (And why should you?) Continue reading I’m an Avoider. What Now?
Are you independent and self-reliant, preferring not to talk about emotions? Perhaps you are an avoider love style. Find out why this might be wreaking havoc on your relationships. Continue reading The Avoider Love Style
Do you have a destructive love style, or are you a secure connector? Secure connectors are a rare gem, and a gift to the world. Are you one? Find out… Continue reading The Secure Connector
Many of us were imprinted as a child with a love style that causes us a lot of problems as an adult. Were you? Take the quiz to find out. Continue reading Do You Have A Destructive Love Style? Take This Quiz
What can lists do for the brain? It’s fascinating…and it might just change your productivity! Continue reading Your Brain On Lists
Here are 5 practical ways to curb procrastination in your life today. Finally get rid of that guilty feeling weighing on you from all those tasks you are procrastinating on. Continue reading 5 Brain-Based Solutions to Stop Procrastinating
Can you answer the question I recently posed in class? If you can, it might just change your life, your future, and your peace. Continue reading Define Success in One Word