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Having a child greatly impacts your marriage, but there are things you can do to keep it vibrant. Dr. Gary Chapman joins us to share how you can prepare for your role as a mum or dad, raise...
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Ever heard comments like these at your house? "Mum, guess what? Dad let us ride his motorcycle with no helmet on." "You committed to how many weeks of piano lessons? It's the middle of summer! Can't...
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If you want to be in the mainstream of elite thought today on the nature of the sexes, you will adopt the position that, beyond the bathroom and bedroom, male and female are essentially the same....
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“So not only are you late for dinner, but once again you come home and head straight for the mail,” Leslie complained to her husband, John. “It’s unbelievable! Maybe I should become a piece of mail...
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Interaction With Other People According to psychologist Erik Erikson, childhood development is primarily a process whereby kids gain a sense of personal identity through interaction with other people...
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Question: What’s your opinion of married couples using sex toys or other marital aids for sexual enjoyment with each other? My husband suggested it — and even though I’m open to the idea, it seems...
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“When I got married a year ago, I had the dream of being a terrific wife to my husband and a godly influence to his 6 and 8 year-old,” the young stepmum said. “But I find myself struggling in this...
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Question: Can you tell us what changes we should expect as our child goes through puberty and enters adolescence – and how we should deal with them? I realise that this is likely to be a challenging...
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The first time I saw my wife, Sarah, she was barefoot, laughing and dancing at a music festival. Her carefree nature was something that an uptight guy like me needed more of in his life. I didn’t...
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One day my teenage twin sons decided they didn’t want to help around the house. One said, “All we do is work! We go to school, then to practice. We come home and have dinner, then do homework.” “We...
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Previous in this series Losing faith As parents, we know how special our children are to us, but have you told your kids they are uniquely and wonderfully created? I enjoy seeing my children's smiles...
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In early November we ran the Real Life : Real Love marriage retreat here in Melbourne, with thirty three couples taking time out of their busy schedules to work on their relationship together. One...