THRIVING FAMILIES

The Secret To Become A Better Father.
Have you ever wondered why you end up doing and saying some of the same hurtful things your dad did to you? You know what I’m talking about....

Published on 08/15/2019

What's REALLY holding you back? (POWERFUL VIDEO)
Have you ever felt like there was something you wanted to do, but just couldn’t quite make yourself do it? What does that mean if God said there is nothing impossible for you? Listen in today to find out!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/15/2019

#THRIVINGFAMILIES: God's #1 Parenting Tool (HINT: It's NOT weak)
What parenting tools have you been using on your kids lately? Consequences, time-outs, corporal punishment? How’s that working out for you? Let’s look for a minute at Romans 2:4 to see God’s #1 parenting tool: “Or did you think that because he’s such a nice God, he’d let you off the hook? Better think this one through from the beginning. God is kind, but he’s not soft. In kindness he takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life-change.”

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 03/09/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Teach Your Kids Self Control!
“STOP YELLING!!” Kids: “YOU’RE YELLING AT ME!” **face palm** Have you been there? Join me today as we talk about how to move past the crazy

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 03/01/2019

Teaching Your Kids That Love Doesn't Criticize (POWERFUL VIDEO)
What’s the number 1 biggest concern of parents of school-age children? FRIENDS! Finding them, being influenced by them, the list goes on. Want an easy way to teach your kids how to be discerning with friendships? Don’t miss today’s show!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/23/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: 1 Thing Extraordinary Families ALL Do (Hint: Love is...)
“Clean your room!” How many times have you said that to your kids today?! Jesus said, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments” Today on Thriving Families we’re talking about helping our kids to connect their love to action and why it’s so important.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/09/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Teach Your Child To Accomplish Their Dreams
Most kids dream of what they’ll be one day based on what they love to do now. Want to help them turn their dreams into goals and learn to trust God in the process? Listen in to today’s show!

Published on 01/19/2019

THRIVING FAMILIES: How To Help Your Kids Dream BIG in 2019!
All January long I’m talking about how to set goals and trust God. This week we’re talking about dreams. Our kids need to understand that God cares about their dreams! And we need to encourage to them to dream big and trust God.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 01/11/2019

PARENTS: How to Teach your Kids Goal Setting for 2019
January tends to be the month when we adults are often busy setting and attempting to keep our goals going. But what about our kids? Have you ever thought about setting goals with your kids or teaching them how to set goals with God? All this month I’m going to be talking about goal setting with God and how to teach your kids about goal setting and giving their future to God. You won’t want to miss out.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 01/05/2019

PARENTS: How To Raise Amazingly Brave Kids!
Have you ever wondered about how you can teach your kids how to trust God, activate faith and be courageous? Maybe you’re just wondering, I’m often wonder if God listens to my prayers – how can I teach my kids that He listens to theirs? In today’s Thriving Families I’m giving you the answers! Listen in!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 12/28/2018

Thriving Families Episode: PARENTS - You Can Be Strong This Christmas!
Having 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls, all now adults and walking with the Lord themselves, my wife and I are often asked – HOW DID YOU DO IT?! Listen in to today’s Thriving Families as I share my secret source of strength!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 12/19/2018

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

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