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Why We Should Have Tough Conversations with our Kids

Think of a topic you might absolutely freak out about if your child asked you about it. Now, what if you brought it up to him first? Go ahead…gasp, choke, cough, and sputter. But also take courage in the truth Seth shares with us about this very thing!

(October will be a repeat of topics as we are working to create a new Family Matters experience for you!)

Why Have Family Meals?

A family meal…does that conjure up thoughts of peace and happiness? Maybe it’s more like chaos with spills and not-so-great manners included. It could be a combination of all of that, depending on the moment! Mark gives us some great reminders of the benefits of making family meals a priority.

Sex Talks…Keep Communication Lines Open

A 30 second conversation we have with our kids about purity or the sanctity of sex will have an impact. It will. Little conversations and touch points turn into volumes of great information and a solid foundation. Kelli reminds us of the value of keeping communication lines open…even about sex.

Love well…Share Your Stories

“Remember when…” Sometimes those stories bring great laughter, yet maybe some bring tears from hurt. Either way, there is great benefit in boosting our kids’ understanding of what they’re going through when we share these stories. Read on for the “how” and “why”.