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 [...]

Map Your Route to Family Success in 2018!

2017-12-28T18:49:30+00:00 December 30th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Happy New Year!  We've finally arrived—it’s 2018 and the slate is clean, so it’s time to start mapping out some goals for the new year. The vast majority of families that I encounter say that after faith, family is the most important thing in their lives.  If that’s the [...]

A Father’s Influence: Thoughts from Zig Ziglar’s Children

2017-11-01T10:04:55+00:00 November 4th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  Monday, November 6th, would’ve been Mr. Zig Ziglar’s 91st birthday.  Although he’s been in his Heavenly home for nearly 5 years, his influence continues to grow.  It is conservatively estimated that he inspired greatness in over a quarter of a BILLION people in his lifetime, and we 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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]