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PARENTS: How To Not Be Easily Angered (POWERFUL VIDEO)
Are you on repeat with your kids? “Stop it! Put that down! Don’t say that! Come over here! Go to your room!” If you’re tired of letting those irritations ruin your entire day, you won’t want to miss today’s Thriving Families show! #ThrivingFamilies

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/29/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #10
Is the chaos in your home driving you crazy? Are you wishing for more peace? Today on Thriving Families I’m sharing how to bring peace to your home by parenting your kids’ deeper heart issues and not just their behaviors. You won’t want to miss it!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/09/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #9: Where's My Family When I Need Them? (VIDEO)
Today we’re talking about how to be present and available to our kids. The idea of presence, meaning physically and emotionally present, is that your kids feel like you want to spend time without expectations. When I was a kid, my stepdad wasn’t around very much because he was away at sea in the military. When he was around, he was physically present, but his actions communicated something different to me than I think he intended. Our kids need to know that we love them no matter what – not just when they are ‘performing’ or ‘behaving’. “God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8, ESV ) In today’s video, as always, I’m sharing tips to help your family thrive:

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 11/01/2018

THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode #8
God wants us to model gentleness to our kids in our tone, words and actions. Here’s what the book of Ephesians says; “Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.” (Ephesians 4:2) In today’s video, as always, I’m sharing tips to help your family thrive

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/25/2018

#THRIVINGFAMILIES Episode 7
Dear children, let’s not say that we love each other; let us show the truth by our actions.” (1 John 3:18) Our world could use a little more love-in-action, don’t you think? What if we could teach that to our kids? How do we do that? I’m giving you tips on how I did this in my own family today – so glad you asked!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/18/2018

Thriving Families Episode #6
I’M JUST KIDDING! How many times have you heard your kids say that to get away with something they should not have said? What would you give to change the mean joking and rude comments happening in your home? Today I’m sharing one simple solution to change your family culture.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/11/2018

THRIVING FAMILIES Episode #5: Being Patient With Your Kids (It's Easier Than You Think!)
Today on ‘Thriving Families’ I’m talking about how you can be patient with your kids just like God is patient with you. It takes work, but it’s not impossible! #THRIVINGFAMILIES is my new weekly Christian Parenting show. It's NEVER too late for God to change your Family's story!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 10/04/2018

Thriving Families Episode 4: The Astonishing Way I Protect My Family (VIDEO)
THRIVING FAMILIES EPISODE 4: How do you explain ‘the rules’ to your children? Are you in a blended family or a multi-home family where the rules seem to be different from parent to parent? Knowing the rules, following the rules and keeping them can be tough even for us as parents.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/27/2018

Thriving Families Episode 3: The Simple Way To Love Your Family
The latest episode of my new weekly Christian Parenting show - THRIVING FAMILIES! God wants your family to do more than survive - he wants your family to THRIVE!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/20/2018

The Proven Way to a Happy Familiy
HERE IT IS! The second episode of my new weekly Christian Parenting show - THRIVING FAMILIES! God wants your family to do more than survive - he wants your family to THRIVE! * be sure to leave us your Christian parenting questions in the comments we can answer in the coming weeks. It's NEVER too late for God to change your family's story!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/13/2018

For the first time, I felt free.... FATHERWARDS Episode 2 (POWERFUL VIDEO)
Have you ever had one of those days where you just feel like you’re going to lose it? Listen in to this week’s video as I share the why we tend to keep going back to our same old broken ways of doing things—even when we don’t want to.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/11/2018

The Simple Phrase That Changed My Family
Follow me on Facebook and watch 'Thriving Families every week? Click Here I have so many stories I love to tell about my youngest son Josh, but one of my...

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/06/2018

The Simple Phrase That Changed My Life
There is ONE phrase that COMPLETELY changed my ENTIRE LIFE! And more than that, it can change your life too! Watch and subscribe to my new weekly show FATHERWARDS - Turning Our Hearts Towards God Our Father ALSO: I want God to make a powerful impact in your life EVERY DAY! I'll send you a FREE daily devotional that will radically change your life through the power of the Father God. CLICK HERE FOR FREE DAILY DEVOTIONAL! www.BlessingOfTheFather.com #Fatherwards

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 09/04/2018

Leave Footprints of Kindness Wherever You Go
We often - and incorrectly - see kindness as weakness. Kindness is a choice to show grace and unmerited favor, like God’s goodness to us when we don’t deserve it. When we show this same kindness to those around us, we really can change the world. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways on how you can leave footprints of kindness wherever you go!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/18/2018

Fathers: Your Words Shape the Destiny of Your Children
Dads! Have you made the mistake of saying something to your kids that you later wished you hadn’t? As a father, your words have the power to influence your children. This week, Pastor Ed share a few practical ways your words shape your children's destiny!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/11/2018

Fathers: 3 Keys to Connect with Your Family Over the Holidays
Connecting with your family over the holidays can be difficult if you're not prepared. This week, Pastor Ed shares 3 keys to connecting with your family that will ensure a functional family get-together!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/03/2018

5 Secrets to Reaching a Child Who Won’t Talk
As parents, we want to connect with our kids. We would give anything to help them. But how do you handle it when your child starts distancing themselves from you and refuses to talk? Pastor Ed shares a few reasons why your child may not be talking, along with five secrets for reaching out to them.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/27/2018

5 Secrets to Being Heard by Your Dad
All of us long to be heard and understood by our fathers. We want him to hear us—our plans, our desires, our dreams—and to be proud of us. You can’t force your dad to hear you, but you can be sure that God does! Pastor Ed shares 5 secrets to being heard by your dad.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/20/2018

The Gift Your Dad Really Needs On Father’s Day
If you had a broken or absent dad, Father's Day can be a difficult time. Make this Father’s Day the first step towards a new future with both your earthly father AND your heavenly Father, and give your dad the gift that he really needs!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/13/2018

How to Connect with Your Dad on Father’s Day
Deep down, we all want a relationship with our dad; we long for the connection, guiding presence, and love from a real father. For those who weren’t raised with a present, loving father in their life, these emotions can often be conflicting and complicated. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways that you can reach out and engage your father.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/06/2018

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