Encouragement & Connection

Often life gets busy and we miss great opportunities to build lasting bonds with our kids. But with the right mentality, intentionality, and few practical ideas, you can build your entire home around connection. 1. Connecting with Our Children MORE LESSONS COMING...

Connecting with Our Children

There are many obstacles in modern life to building lasting connections with our kids—but often the biggest obstacles are our own mentalities. The most important thing we can do is be intentional about the time we have with our kids—regardless of the circumstances....

Environmental Pitfalls

Last time we talked about common pitfalls when it comes to emotional coaching, but there are several other pitfalls that easily be avoided by changing the environment and habits of your home. 1. Watch the lesson video. 2. Homework: Continue practicing the habits we've...

Emotional Coaching Pitfalls

In the desire for training our kids in emotional control, it's easy to take all the right steps but have the wrong attitude. This is why we need to be aware of the pitfalls we can fall into as emotional coaches. 1. Watch the lesson video. 2. Homework: Continue taking...

Role Playing Godly Reactions

Practice makes perfect. When it comes to strong emotions, the only way children ever learn to act and react differently is if we practice with them. One of the best ways to do this is role play: discuss common scenarios and godly ways to react. 1. Watch the lesson...

Learning to Pause and Think

Emotions can sometimes feel like a runaway train. How do we throw on the brakes? In the process of training our kids to have emotional control, the first step our kids need to take is learning the skill of self-examination: stopping themselves for long enough to...