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 [...]

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 [...]

A Father’s Worst Nightmare… and Biggest Blessing

2017-06-16T10:25:37+00:00 June 17th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family It’s Father’s Day weekend, and as usual, a time for me to reflect on what has truly been one of the greatest blessings of my life:  being a dad. This year, though, I’ve been almost overcome with the emotion of what Father’s Day means to me, because just over [...]

How to Fish for the REALLY Big Ones – Without Bait!

2017-05-25T13:52:18+00:00 May 27th, 2017|

By Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family For as far back as I can remember, I would go fishing with my grandparents over the summer.  It started when I would get out of school just before the long Memorial Day weekend. First, my parents would take me to my great-grandpa Charlie’s for a week; after that, I would [...]

What Language Should You Be Speaking?

2017-02-10T13:19:13+00:00 February 11th, 2017|

Today’s blog post is by guest author Ann Timm, who blogs over at Keeper of the Home and  — along with husband Mark Timm, CEO of Ziglar Family — raises six awesome teenagers! While both my husband and I speak English, there are many times that we speak different languages altogether. What I’m talking about [...]

You Can Have Everything In Life You Want…

2017-02-04T19:04:13+00:00 February 4th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family In last week’s blog post, I talked about what it means to fight fair when you find yourself in a conflict with someone you love. I offered 20 tips for managing conflict in your family, but all of those suggestions can really be summed up in one simple way:  [...]

Maybe Christmas… Doesn’t Come From a Store!

2017-02-03T14:44:58+00:00 December 20th, 2016|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Have you been sucked in to the retail craziness that started with the Black Friday sales, then Cyber Monday, then Small Business Saturday… and pretty much continues as a constant drip of ads all day, every day at this time of year? I’m here to tell you that you [...]

Election Day Reflections

2017-02-03T14:40:45+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family It’s Election Day, in the USA… finally! To state the obvious, this election season has been rough.  It’s been draining for folks on all sides of the issues, and it’s sadly had some damaging effects on relationships – between friends, family members, and even husbands and wives.  I’d like [...]