How a week in mountains can change your teen’s life

2018-05-03T23:10:59+00:00

Note from the editor:  This week we are pleased to welcome guest blogger James McLamb. James is a Generation Ziglar co-founder whose mission is “To influence the next generation to impact future generations.”  James works with schools and youth organizations to share the principles of success and leadership development.   Mr. Zig Ziglar said, “Go as far [...]

How a week in mountains can change your teen’s life 2018-05-03T23:10:59+00:00

[VIDEO + PDF] How to Help Your Child Find His or Her Purpose – with Kevin Monroe

2018-05-03T23:45:26+00:00

By Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family Parents, I have a question that I want you to really reflect on for just a minute: How do you know if you are living your purpose?  Living out that unique mission that is unique to your talents, passions, and abilities?  Now I'm going to make it a [...]

[VIDEO + PDF] How to Help Your Child Find His or Her Purpose – with Kevin Monroe 2018-05-03T23:45:26+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 Issues 2018-03-15T17:32:00+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

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

7 Effects of Technology Addiction on Kids (and How to Overcome It)

2018-01-18T13:53:18+00:00

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director of Ziglar Family Smartphones, tablets, or the Internet can be addictive because their use can trigger the release of the brain chemical dopamine to alter mood — which is exactly what drugs and alcohol do.  That's a pretty sobering thought, isn't it? (No pun intended.) And just like with alcohol [...]

7 Effects of Technology Addiction on Kids (and How to Overcome It) 2018-01-18T13:53:18+00:00

Teens and Technology: What We’ve Learned from Parenting in the Digital Age

2018-01-13T13:47:24+00:00

In this week's Ziglar Family blog, we're going a little bit rogue, and instead of sharing written thoughts, we're sharing video! (So I guess that makes this a Vlog instead of a Blog?) Recently we've been hearing from many of our Ziglar Family community members with topics they'd like to see discussed here, and one [...]

Teens and Technology: What We’ve Learned from Parenting in the Digital Age 2018-01-13T13:47:24+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

The Importance of Speaking “Teen”

2017-09-20T11:36:04+00:00

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week Jen Truitt, one of our Ziglar Family Coaches, is guest posting again, sharing some wisdom and insight about the importance of learning one particular “foreign” language: teen! As a former middle school teacher and mom to two teenaged daughters, she has some personal perspective to share. [...]

The Importance of Speaking “Teen” 2017-09-20T11:36:04+00:00

Teens: Not for the Faint of Heart

2017-09-08T19:43:56+00:00

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Are you the parent of a teen or pre-teen?  If so, then maybe you’ll agree: parenting teenagers and pre-teens is not for the faint of heart!  Starting somewhere around 7th grade, it seems that our sweet little kiddos turn into hormonal whirlwinds, blowing hot and then cold, leaving parents [...]

Teens: Not for the Faint of Heart 2017-09-08T19:43:56+00:00