Strong Family Life Prepares Children to Better Respond to Bullying

What is bullying? Bullying is intentional and aggressive behavior (verbal, emotional, physical, cyber) repeatedly shown to someone not able to defend themselves equally (imbalance of power).  Bullying is not conflict which can be worked out between two people.  Instead, it is a form of abuse that needs to be reported and dealt with accordingly. Conflict […]

The Lenten Season and Family Life

What is Lent? Lent is a 40 day period of time that Western churches (Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Anglican, Roman Catholics, and Eastern Orthodox) observe that marks the time that Jesus Christ spent in the desert fasting.  Lent is the preparation for Easter and is spent in fasting and repentance with the purpose to re-focus our […]