Susan Alexander Yates

For 11 years Susan Alexander Yates was the regular Parent Columnist for Today’s Christian Woman Magazine. She speaks nationally and internationally on marriage, parenting and women’s issues. She is the author of 13 books and has contributed to several others.

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Responsible Kids Don’t Just Happen

Responsible kids don’t just happen. Therefore, intentional parents can use these tips for training their kids in personal responsibility.

A photo of grandparents and family bonding around a tent in the forest.

A Band of Cousins – Encouraging Family Bonding

Give your grandkids shared experiences to help them build stronger bonds with one another.

The Value of Integrity

You can encourage your teens to not only tell the truth, but also value integrity.

Joyful family of parents, two young kids, and grandparents, with the girl about to open a Christmas present

Christmas and the In-Laws

As you juggle family expectations, experiencing a Christmas of real peace can be difficult. Talk ahead of time with your spouse, discussing solutions and compromises before the in-laws arrive.