Family Links and Resources
Welcome! We've prepared a list of family friendly helps to assist families in the pursuit of excellence in marriage, parenting, and finances.
Better Dads is the work of author and speaker, Rick Johnson. Rick doesn't stop at dad talks he also speaks to moms and couples. One of his books, Becoming Your Spouse's Better Half, reveals why a good marriage comes out of appreciating our differences as husbands and wives. Rick's resources and seminars are tailor-made for building up families. He specializes in dads and sons, dads and daughters, mom's and boys and a whole lot more family venues. www.betterdads.net
Dictionary for Dads http://www.dictionaryfordads.com/: Dictionary for Dad’s provides resources and information which are fundamental in assisting men in making informed decisions based on education, research and practical experience all provided by Dictionary for Dad’s. This site strives to reinforce the positive male role model in our society while increasing the social welfare of children throughout our world.
Real Relationships is the work of Dr's. Les and Leslie Parrott. This site lives up to its name. If you are looking for ways to build better relationships, you'll find helpful answers and resources. You will find awide-range of topical relationship videos, from marital issues to finances, children to health. www.realrelationships.com
TREC Academy is a highly respected alternative school near Portland, OR. TREC was created in response to the needs of home schoolers, struggling students ,and young people who wish to excel accademically. Pam vincent knows how to bring out the best in each student. www.pamvincent.upcsites.com
Two Becoming One is a trusted resource for understanding oneness in marriage. A great marriage sets the tone for unity which leads to harmony at home. Bless your children. Bless yourself. Discover how your marriage can sparkle through oneness. www.2becoming1.com
Susan Wisdom LPC, author of Stepcoupling: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Marriage in Today's Blended Family.You can have a solid marriage and an enjoyable family life. But to do that, you have to understand the most important relationship in a stepfamily: the stepcouple. The stepcouple is the foundation and glue in the stepfamily. Visit www.stepcoupling.com.
Marriage and Money is a new alliance formed between Focus on the Family and Crown Financial Ministries. The resources here are amazing! Most marriages get into trouble because of money matters. Discover how you can model teamwork in your finances. www.marriageandmoney.org
Families Northwestis headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Families Northwest partners with communities to strengthen families and marriages, building stronger homes for children. They undergird the family with an abundance of proactive marriage and parenting tools. Visit www.familiesnorthwest.org for more information.
Successful Stepfamiliesis the work of Ron Deal and a great place to find help in understanding family systems, whether with biological children or stepchildren. This highly recommended site offers many ways to have healthy interactions in your house, the other house where your children also live, and how to create reasonable expectations for everyone. www.successfulstepfamilies.com
Restored and Remarriediis a place where you will find fresh ways to heal the brokenness from the past and build a home where communication is safe. Gil and Brenda Stuart help you understand the effects of "sneaker waves" and present a way to move old behaviors out of the way. Their book, and workbook, Restored and Remarried is a worth a look. www.restoredandremarried.com