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Brenda talks about how the holidays can bring cheer for some while bringing holiday stress for others. Learn four tips to handle it.
How do you manage grief and loss at Christmas? Author and pastor John Ashley shares three tips for making it through the holidays when you miss a loved one who’s died.
Depression and anxiety often increase during the holidays. Kids need their parents to see their emotions and help them regulate when they feel overloaded.
The holidays is a time for restoring relationships. Here are insights on how to approach relationships with steps for healing and harmony.
Today’s technology is a useful, but even adults need discernment about guarding our spiritual/emotional/physical well being.
Are you in the trenches of parenting irritable adolescents? Do you ever wonder "Who is this and where is my kid?" In this episode, Brenda speaks about the psychological and physiological changes happening during the adolescent years. This and a few other factors can...
Grab your coffee and enjoy part 2 of the Tricia Goyer interview! Join Brenda as she interviews Tricia Goyer on her new book The Grumble Free Year (release date 11/05/19) in which Tricia and her husband sought out a solution to their grumbling household. They and...
We are back for Season 2 of the Life Beyond the Picket Fence podcast! We pray this podcast encourages, but also challenges you to grow in your faith, life, and family. Growing is synonymous with struggle and we as humans don't really lean towards that word or enjoy...
Is celebrating Halloween okay? What about the creepy decorations? Here are 10 principles to consider for God’s call to guard your child’s heart.
In the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, we deserve to be treated equally, with respect, according to Christ’s character, and cultural standards of 2019.
Humans need connection and love, but we can be killers of love. Find out five key behaviors that sabotage our relationships
Do you put your kids, their success, and desires above God? God wants us to love Him more than our kids. These questions assess whom you worship more.