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

Want to Change the World? It starts at home…

2018-02-15T17:41:30+00:00

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Well, it's been a bit of a week, hasn't it?   Valentine's Day, Ash Wednesday, and the senseless tragedy in Florida that has left us all reeling —all on the same day — it's certainly been an emotional roller coaster. And it's left many of us feeling that something needs [...]

Want to Change the World? It starts at home… 2018-02-15T17:41:30+00:00

Deeper Family Connections Through a Board Meeting?? YES!!

2018-02-08T11:58:14+00:00

Note from the editor:  We are so excited to introduce you to Jim Sheils, author of this week's guest post.  Jim has been called the “Crazy Glue” for families, especially entrepreneur families. His popular Family Board Meeting strategy is helping thousands of parents worldwide to deepen their family relationships.  Jim is an avid surfer and enjoys [...]

Deeper Family Connections Through a Board Meeting?? YES!! 2018-02-08T11:58:14+00:00

Family Meal Time: It’s about so much more than the food!

2018-01-22T15:42:22+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family There are countless things that I worry about doing "wrong" as a parent, from how I manage my girls' technology usage to whether I'm doing enough to teach them how to survive in the 'real world' when it gets here (sooner than I am ready for!). One thing [...]

Family Meal Time: It’s about so much more than the food! 2018-01-22T15:42:22+00:00

Finding Joy in NOTHING

2017-10-25T16:29:40+00:00

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Last week was my wife, Ann’s, 40th birthday. I wanted to make this milestone as memorable and special for her as possible, so I invited her to choose whatever she would like to do, and I’d make it happen. Ann decided she wanted to go to Destin, Florida, rent [...]

Finding Joy in NOTHING 2017-10-25T16:29:40+00:00

Marshmallows, Chocolate, Graham Crackers – and Family Meetings!

2017-10-18T01:29:17+00:00

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar FAmily   Have you felt it yet in your neck of the woods— that gradual change in temperature that makes the evenings feel a little bit chilly? Our family loves when fall arrives, because with it comes our other favorite season – S’more Season! We have a fire pit in [...]

Marshmallows, Chocolate, Graham Crackers – and Family Meetings! 2017-10-18T01:29:17+00:00

Raising Positive Kids – Some Words of Wisdom from Mr. Zig Ziglar

2017-09-27T17:22:55+00:00

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week, I thought I’d share with you some insight directly from Mr. Zig Ziglar himself.  The following post comes from Mr. Ziglar’s timeless program “Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World.”  Now that families are several weeks into the regular daily back-to-school flow, it seemed like a [...]

Raising Positive Kids – Some Words of Wisdom from Mr. Zig Ziglar 2017-09-27T17:22:55+00:00

Don’t let technology control family time!

2017-08-31T12:13:30+00:00

Technology. Thanks to smartphones and Wi-Fi, it’s everywhere these days. Sometimes I wonder how in the world our family ever lived without it, and other times I really wish we could find out! As an entrepreneur, I often feel the need to be plugged in 24/7. My team members all have my phone number and know [...]

Don’t let technology control family time! 2017-08-31T12:13:30+00:00

A Valuable Lesson from the Eclipse

2017-08-24T14:39:02+00:00

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week's post comes from Ziglar Family team member and family coach Jen Truitt.   Jen has been with Ziglar Family since its inception, bringing to the team both her expertise as a writer and her passion for helping people (and families) to discover and achieve all that God [...]

A Valuable Lesson from the Eclipse 2017-08-24T14:39:02+00:00