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May 21, 2019

Speaking Your Teen’s Love Language, Part 3

Do you have a kid who takes negative words to heart? John and Danny give tips on how to constructively criticize without hurting your child. Featuring Dr. Gary Chapman.

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When Your Kids See You Argue with Your Spouse

It’s embarrassing when your kids see you and your spouse argue with each other. If that happens, how do you move on? John and Danny discuss how to reassure your kids that things will be okay, and Jim and Jean Daly talked with Lisa-Jo Baker about a time she got into a heated argument with her husband.

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Expectations for Marriage While Parenting

When you are busy with the demands of raising children, it’s easy to not prioritize your marriage. John and Danny share how having kids impacted each of their marriages, and Jim Daly talks with his wife Jean and Lisa-Jo Baker about keeping a marriage strong when life gets busy.

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Good and Bad Ways to Apologize to a Struggling Adult Child

If a young adult child is struggling, it’s easy to blame yourself or even apologize for their bad choices. John and Danny discuss why some forms of apology are not helpful, plus, Jim Daly talked with Allison Bottke about when it’s good for a parent to apologize to an adult son or daughter.

When Your Kids See You Argue with Your Spouse

It’s embarrassing when your kids see you and your spouse argue with each other. If that happens, how do you move on? John and Danny discuss how to reassure your kids that things will be okay, and Jim and Jean Daly talked with Lisa-Jo Baker about a time she got into a heated argument with her husband.

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Expectations for Marriage While Parenting

When you are busy with the demands of raising children, it’s easy to not prioritize your marriage. John and Danny share how having kids impacted each of their marriages, and Jim Daly talks with his wife Jean and Lisa-Jo Baker about keeping a marriage strong when life gets busy.

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