Family and Relationships

Interview with Will Marré: Creating Sustainable Relationships

Spring 2010

Creating Sustainable Relationships

Gina Stepp

Leadership expert Will Marré suggests that new approaches to modern lifestyles will improve personal effectiveness and interpersonal benefits.

Silence Is Not Golden: Family Communication

May 24, 2010

Silence Is Not Golden

Gina Stepp

Despite the common wisdom that one should say something nice or nothing at all, silence may not be the best strategy for good family relationships.

Sustainable Balance in Work and Life

May 4, 2010

Sustainable Balance in Work and Life

Jerry de Gier

Save the World and Still Be Home for Dinner by Will Marré proposes a lifestyle that considers sustainability of resources as well as of relationships.

A New World View

Spring 2010

A New Worldview

Michael McKinney

As Will Marré notes, sustainable relationships require a different outlook than the competitive worldview 

Family Violence

Winter 2010

Family Violence

Gina Stepp

What causes families to self-destruct, and how can the greater community help couples solve relationship problems and perhaps even prevent family violence?

Cupid's Disheartening Past

Winter 2010

Cupid’s Disheartening Past

Alice Abler

Despite his perpetually youthful appearance, Cupid is no neophyte. History shows that this veteran Valentine has been plying his trade since ancient times.

Self-Esteem and the Bible

Summer 2010

Self-Esteem and the Bible

Mark J. Hulme

Judeo-Christian writings have offered many of the same perspectives now recognized by researchers as beneficial to building self-esteem.

Book Review: Go Outside and Play

November 23, 2009

Go Outside and Play!

Kelly Hulme

How important is it for kids to spend a significant amount of time in unstructured outdoor play?

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