Want to Change the World? It starts at home…

2018-02-15T17:41:30+00:00 February 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

2018-01-22T15:42:22+00:00 January 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

Marshmallows, Chocolate, Graham Crackers – and Family Meetings!

2017-10-18T01:29:17+00:00 October 7th, 2017|

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 [...]

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

2017-09-27T17:22:55+00:00 September 30th, 2017|

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 [...]

Don’t let technology control family time!

2017-08-31T12:13:30+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|

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 [...]

A Valuable Lesson from the Eclipse

2017-08-24T14:39:02+00:00 August 26th, 2017|

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 [...]

Back-to-School Family Chaos? Try This!

2017-08-09T18:21:36+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family It’s that time again! Back-to-school season has begun all around the country, and whether your kids have started back already or won’t until after Labor Day, it’s time for families to get back into the school year routine again. To be honest, as much as we love the laid-back, [...]

4 Key Tips for Memorable Family Road Trips

2017-07-13T15:17:28+00:00 July 15th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family There are a few things that I always associate with summer:  watermelon, fireflies (or lightening bugs for my southern friends), baseball, swimming in the lake, and our family road trips! A few years ago, we set a family goal of taking a road trip around the country.  All eight [...]

Why Your Marriage Needs a Weekend Getaway

2017-07-04T15:01:45+00:00 July 8th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week's blog post comes from our Ziglar Family founding partner, Bill Blankschaen.  Proud husband for nearly 20 years and father of 6 awesome kids, Bill is an author, entrepreneur, and founder of StoryBuilders. He's worked with thousands of families as a school administrator, pastor, and counselor and [...]