Faith and Family


Faith and Family | Jul. 9 2019

What all children need to hear: Expressing love to your child

By Steve Trader TH.M, MS, LPC, NCC Special to The Alabama Baptist Have you ever met a parent who was not a good parent? I think we all may have.... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | May. 1 2019

Mother-in-law role often subject of jokes but deserves respect, honor, acceptance

By Leah Owens Ed.S., M.A., LPC, NCC Registered play therapist Let’s be truthful. When someone says “mother-in-law” it is often followed... [READ MORE]

Children | Feb. 6 2019

Parents may want to limit children’s tech use — and definitely their own

Practically everyone these days is concerned, if not annoyed, by the way young people seem to be addicted to technology. Research shows that... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Feb. 1 2017

Mommy Wars

Pressures of motherhood Kendra remembers hearing news reports when she was growing up about extremely competitive mothers cited for bullying... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Jan. 19 2017

Learning to live simply

Hustle and bustle of Christmas As Sandy reviews her Christmas to-do list, she feels the stress building. Christmas is rapidly approaching and... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Focus on making family, faith your priority this holiday season

By Brenda Poinsett Excerpt from www.brendapoinsett.com 1. Decide what’s most important. Make a list of what your family does to celebrate Christmas.... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Achieving ‘Christlikeness’ difficult with unnecessary weights

By Jan Johnson Excerpt from “Abundant Simplicity: Discovering the Unhurried Rhythms of Grace” People marvel that the apostle Paul could be... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Ways to cultivate simple living in your home

1. Limit children’s exposure to television, Internet and radio commercials that encourage materialism. 2. Encourage children to delay a new... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Overcrowded, fast-paced lives prevent being present in moment

By Anne Lawton, MA, LPC  Pathways Professional Counseling What does it mean to practice simplicity in our lives? In our current culture, is... [READ MORE]

Faith and Family | Dec. 8 2016

Faith and Family — Learning to live simply: Minimizing demands, expectations aides abundant living

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist In her books and speaking engagements, author Brenda Poinsett regularly encourages... [READ MORE]

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