Parenting

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Packing for College from a Legal Point of View

July 28, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com While you’re packing dorm linens and electronics, remember to pack the legal documents that you hope your child never needs during college. Contact Info. Make sure your child has every possible contact means for you in his or her wallet and in their cell phones, …

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Samaritan Counseling Centers Offer Nondirective Play Therapy for The Family

July 28, 2019

Healthy Living For more than thirty years, Samaritan Counseling Centers have emphasized the value of healthy families. Today, Samaritan counselors offer nondirective play therapy to children, teenagers, adults, couples and families as a safe way to express and work through unconscious conflict. Since its conception, Nondirective Play Therapy has been a treatment method most often …

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The Power of a Moment: Having Eyes to See God’s Everyday Work

July 28, 2019

Parenting Points “God is at work.” It is a popular Christian phrase that pastors exclaim from pulpits and missionaries use as they recount stories of sharing Jesus overseas. This is a truth that many would believe theologically, yet they would fail to embrace practically. If we truly believe that God is at work not just …

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Advocating for Change: The Will Bright Foundation

July 9, 2019

Mission Makers The mission of the Will Bright Foundation (WBF) is to fill a critical need in the fight to break the barriers of addiction specifically in in Central/West Alabama area. “There is an unfilled need in the Birmingham/West Alabama area for a place for someone fresh out of recovery to live, receive spiritual support, …

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What Every Teenager Needs to Hear: STEPS Proactive Parenting

June 25, 2019

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies www.whiteplume.com It’s important for parents to talk to their kids. But have you thought much about what to say?  Research validates that parents positively impact their kids by talking to them. And there are some things that desperately need to be said. In fact, they are …

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Broken Yet Rescued: How the Gospel Impacts Your Family Relationships

June 25, 2019

Parenting Points If we were to pull back the curtain of “perfect” social media posts, we would have to acknowledge that there is one word that describes every family – brokenness. Our homes, marriages and relationships with our kids are defined by the fact that we are sinful people in relationships with one another. At …

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Parenthood – A Continuing Education

June 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, www.bradfordholliman.com Parenthood is an education with no graduation date. Have you told your child, “I don’t care how old you are, you’ll always be my baby!” Parenthood impacts your estate plan in different ways as your child grows up.  Parenthood is a big reason estate plans should …

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Doubt: When Your Kids Struggle to Believe

May 24, 2019

Parenting Points A great fear for many Christian parents is their child walking away from faith and choosing to no longer believe. For many kids who grew up in the church, there comes a time when they must determine what they believe for themselves. In this moment, either the faith of their parents becomes the …

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Protect Your Kids with a Proactive Parenting Plan for Summer

April 24, 2019

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com The Downside of Downtime. These days, summer seems different for kids—and parents. Because these are different times.   Young people today face more temptations and risks. Negative influences are the everyday norm of their television experience such that we hardly notice them anymore. Parents are …

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Doubt: When Your Kids Struggle to Believe

March 23, 2019

Parenting Points A great fear for many Christian parents is their child walking away from faith and choosing to no longer believe. For many kids who grew up in the church, there comes a time when they must determine what they believe for themselves. In this moment, either the faith of their parents becomes the …