In Part 1 of this weekend's program, authors Laura Schupp and Erin Smalley offer helpful suggestions to brides for establishing their new home in a discussion based on Laura's book, Our Newlywed Kitchen: The Art of Cooking, Gathering and Creating Traditions.
In Part 2, Karis Kimmel Murray offers parents advice for effectively handling their kids' misbehavior in a discussion based on her book, Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst.
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Ted Cunningham provides wise advice to engaged and newlywed couples about the importance of separating emotionally, relationally, and financially from their family of origin in order to form a strong bond with their new spouse.Read more
Dr. Kevin Leman explains how you can avoid common parenting mistakes and implement "reality discipline," in which real-life consequences teach children rather than you lecturing, reminding or rescuing them.Read more
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Laura SchuppView Bio
Laura Schupp is the author of Our Newlywed Kitchen: The Art of Cooking, Gathering and Creating Traditions, which she was inspired to write after her daughter and niece married and sought her wisdom for establishing their new home. Through the book, Laura passes on wisdom to the next generation for cultivating and celebrating life's special moments in the heart of the home, the kitchen. She has been happily married to Thom, her husband of more than 30 years, and they reside in Franklin, Tennessee. The couple has three grown children and one grandson.
Erin SmalleyView Bio
Erin Smalley serves as the Marriage Strategic Spokesperson for Focus on the Family's marriage ministry and develops content for the marriage department. In addition to her work at Focus, Smalley is a conference speaker. She presents with her husband, Dr. Greg Smalley, at marriage enrichment seminars where they guide husbands and wives in taking steps toward enjoying deeply satisfying marriages. She also speaks to women on faith, family and the importance of healthy friendships.
Karis Kimmel MurrayView Bio
Karis Kimmel Murray is the author of Grace Based Discipline and Creative Director of Family Matters, a ministry founded by her parents, best-selling authors Dr. Tim and Mrs. Darcy Kimmel. Karis writes and speaks for Family Matters as a voice to the next generation of parents, and is the co-host of The Family Matters Minute, a nationally syndicated radio segment heard by millions of listeners every weekday. Karis resides in Arizona with her husband, Mike, and their two teenage daughters.