Adulting 101: Is Your Teen Ready to Launch?

2018-08-02T17:33:44+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family It's here... the day I've been counting down to with equal parts anticipation and dread for at least a year:  we move my oldest daughter in to her college dorm this week. 😳 To say I'm emotional may be an understatement — I actually teared up at the [...]

Adulting 101: Is Your Teen Ready to Launch?2018-08-02T17:33:44+00:00

Family Vacations: What the Facebook Pictures DON’T Show! 🙈

2018-07-19T15:10:18+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family   Shortly after school wrapped up for the year, which included my oldest daughter's graduation from high school, our family departed for our once-in-a-lifetime family vacation to Paris and London.  We've been planning and saving for this trip for years, so when I say it had a lot [...]

Family Vacations: What the Facebook Pictures DON’T Show! 🙈2018-07-19T15:10:18+00:00

5 Super-Fun Ways for Kids to Spend a Rainy (or HOT!) Day

2018-06-28T13:02:43+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family Finding fun summer activities for kids is a hot topic (excuse the pun) this time of year, and a quick Google search will bring up all kinds of ideas to keep our little ones busy and un-bored. In fact, last summer our Ziglar Family CEO, Mark Timm, shared [...]

5 Super-Fun Ways for Kids to Spend a Rainy (or HOT!) Day2018-06-28T13:02:43+00:00

The Measure of a Mom

2018-05-09T17:17:12+00:00

Note from the Editor:  This week we are honored to welcome back Michele Cushatt as our guest blogger.  Michele is a well-known author, speaker, and coach— who is also a wife and mom of six!  If you haven't heard her incredible and inspiring story, check out her Ziglar Family interview here.    How many children [...]

The Measure of a Mom2018-05-09T17:17:12+00:00

#1 Way to Radically Transform Your Family’s Health… Without Much Effort!

2018-05-03T21:56:24+00:00

Note from the editor: Today's guest post comes from Dr. Josh Axe, Doctor of Natural Medicine, Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Founder of draxe.com and the Ancient Nutrition Supplement Company. Dr. Axe was one of our featured experts in our first 7-Day Family Challenge, and this post is an excerpt from the tips and [...]

#1 Way to Radically Transform Your Family’s Health… Without Much Effort!2018-05-03T21:56:24+00:00

How to Raise Kids Who Can Fly According to God’s Divine Design

2018-05-03T22:59:44+00:00

by Janie Seltzer, Spiritual Director for Ziglar Family   Parenting is not a job for wimps!  Of all of life’s challenges, parenting, in my opinion, is at the top of the list! Why? Because every chick that is hatched is a unique individual and will NOT go back into the cracked egg, even if you [...]

How to Raise Kids Who Can Fly According to God’s Divine Design2018-05-03T22:59:44+00:00

4 Special Easter Activities for Kids (and one for older teens & parents)

2018-05-04T01:37:23+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director of Ziglar Family Note from the editor:  This week, we at Ziglar Family extend joyous Easter greetings to our Christian brothers and sisters, warm Passover greetings to our Jewish friends, and — well, just lots of love to the rest of you!  Peace!    This year, Holy Week had a [...]

4 Special Easter Activities for Kids (and one for older teens & parents)2018-05-04T01:37:23+00:00

The #1 Mistake Parents Are Making Today

2018-03-21T21:06:20+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director of Ziglar Family   Two weekends ago, for the first time ever, my husband and I went on a marriage retreat. Last week, we celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. What in the world took us so long??!! Well, to start, we are like many other parents out there:  we have [...]

The #1 Mistake Parents Are Making Today2018-03-21T21:06:20+00:00

9 Signs That a Child Has Entitlement Issues

2018-03-15T17:32:00+00:00

Editor's note:  This week we are honored to welcome social psychologist, parenting expert and best-selling author Susan Newman, Ph.D., as our guest blogger.  Dr. Newman is the author of 15 books in the relationship and parenting fields, including Little Things Long Remembered: Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day. Her research and books examine such areas as building strong [...]

9 Signs That a Child Has Entitlement Issues2018-03-15T17:32:00+00:00

Have You Mastered “The Look”?

2018-03-12T14:27:08+00:00

Editor's note: This week we are honored to have another outstanding guest post by John G. Miller, co-author (with wife, Karen G. Miller) of Raising Accountable Kids:  How to Be an Outstanding Parent Using the Power of Personal Accountability.  John and Karen are parents to seven children and have eight grandkids, as well. The Millers make their home in Denver, [...]

Have You Mastered “The Look”?2018-03-12T14:27:08+00:00