You may have come across acrobats performing the art of “juggling” in some tourist areas. The artist is usually able to juggle three or more items with two hands, performing in all different styles and levels of difficulty. This is indeed an art, not just multitasking, as it involves countless hours of practice to make it happen. Being a new father these past couple years, I have also felt like I am “juggling” all the time.
It’s no secret that the addition of a child to any family completely changes the family dynamics. But I didn’t realize that the changes brought by a child is even more far-reaching than that. My husband and I had been married for 12 years before our long-anticipated child joined our family. I thought I was well prepared for this change. However, now, another six years later, I have to confess I am still amazed by how our daughter has transformed my world.
In Part 1 of this series we got an in-depth look into the pain of relational heartbreak and how it often reveals where or who we look to for fulfillment. In this next part, writer Evan Jones expounds on the goodness but insufficiency of even our closest relationships to meet our needs for intimacy.
In Part 1 of this series, writer Evan Jones gives us an honest look into her own heartbreak and how it helped to shed light on where we as humans often look for fulfillment.
Ladies, do you understand your husband? We sometimes hear wives complaining to their husbands, “Why don’t you understand me?” Husbands often do not respond, so deep down what are their true thoughts and feelings? In this article, Dr. Agnes Ip helps you understand the four most desired emotional needs of husbands. If you can grasp these, you will have a more intimate marital relationship and a happier life!
This is Part II of our series on “What is Love”. In the first part, writer Christine shared about the limitations of human love in a disappointed romantic relationship. In part two, she goes deeper to share with us two very important lessons she learns not only from her own disappointments in love but also from realizations about her own limitations, leading her to deeper understanding of God’s love shaped by the truth of who He is.
In this two-part series of coming to understand love, we follow writer Christine’s personal journey and experiences that lead her to a deeper and fuller understanding of true love. As Christine touches on some of the influences and messages of love from her youth, she shares how these ideals and expectations affected a personal romantic relationship of hers in the first part of this series.
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the problem of internet addiction especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also laid out the signs of internet addiction and its causes so parents could assess whether they and/or their children are becoming internet addicts. Today in Part 2 we will look at the physical symptoms of internet addiction and how to protect our kids from developing these problems.
As we become more and more dependent on technology in this season of social distancing and quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both parents and kids have had to use screens and the internet to accomplish everyday tasks… As “logging on” becomes a more widespread habitual behavior and necessity in light of the pandemic, internet addiction is likely to become inevitable as well.
In a time when social distancing and wearing masks has become the new norm, stress levels among kids and their parents has undoubtedly increased. In Part 1 of “Help for Stressed Out Families,” we learned about the effect parental stress can have on kids, even though most parents don’t even realize it. In today’s article, Dr. Kara Powell will focus on ways parents can help their children better deal with stress.