Real Romance Tips for your Relationship
We see a lot of TV programs and movies these days that show the start of romantic relationships. But not many of those are about keeping the romance alive once it has begun. Continue reading “How to Keep the Romance Alive”
Author: Rachel Doherty | Tweens2Teen.
The first sign of a mental health issue in teenagers is often a drop in grades. Here’s what parents can do when it’s time to make a choice.
Continue reading “When Grades Come at the Cost of Mental Health”
Author: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House.
Can you trust what you see? Sometimes our eyes play tricks on us — or at least that’s what it seems.
What is actually happening when we are caught out by optical illusions gives a real insight (sorry) into how our brain works.
Continue reading “Optical Illusions: Why They Work”
Most little girls grow up dreaming of being a mum, but probably none dream of becoming a stepmum.
Continue reading “Hope and Encouragement for the Stepmum”
Author: Stephen O’Doherty | Open House
Colin has same sex attraction. He describes it as something he has, rather than who he is. It doesn’t define him.
Continue reading “My Christian Marriage is More Important Than My Same Sex Attraction”
Right now, small is big. Minimalism is popular everywhere: tiny houses, 30-item wardrobes, basic food diets and simpler lifestyles. Continue reading “5 Tips to Make Minimalism Work for Your Family”
If you’re a youth worker, expect to face compassion fatigue sometime. Keep it at bay with good self-care habits, including supervision.
Continue reading “Compassion Fatigue: What is It and What to Do About It?”
Are parents right to be concerned about the dangers their children face in our increasingly digital world? Psychologist Kirrilie Smout is a reassuring voice for parents.
Continue reading “Chill, Mum and Dad: the Digital Age Isn’t All Bad”
In this two-part podcast, Focus On The Family examine the horrors of sexual assault and how survivors can find new hope and healing from God. Continue reading “Finding Healing from Sexual Assault”