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Parenting Plan: You and Your College Age Kids

In this episode of the Andy Savage Show, Andy sits down with Braxton Brady to talk about parenting, college-age kids, and having a plan. Parenting? College-age kids? Is that possible? If you're a parent with college-age kids, chances are you've asked yourself that question more than once. Our hope is this episode will give you some practical help and answers to that question. Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mp3 Braxton is the... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 10/5/17
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A Loss for Sports, A Win for Family

In a recent article in the  Washington Post , it is reported that participation in youth sports is declining. Determining factors include 1) the rising cost of youth sports and 2) a lack of qualified coaches. "Athletic participation for kids ages 6 through 12 is down almost 8 percent over the last decade, according to SFIA and Aspen data, and children from low-income households are half as likely to play one day's worth of team sports than children from households... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 9/25/17
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Strengthening Conflict Resolution in Marriage [Guest bloggers: Alex & Susana León]

Marriage is a beautiful picture of Jesus and His relationship with His bride, the Church. Many who dive into marriage don’t realize the difference that exists between two individuals who come together to form a new union and the ramifications of that relationship when it is mismanaged. There are so many factors that shape how they have dealt with conflict their whole lives. Their upbringing, their experiences, the example of conflict resolution between parents, and more and more... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 9/13/17
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she works His way [with Michelle Myers]

What an honor to be with you all on Andy’s show today! Thanks so much for taking the time to listen, and I pray our conversation was an encouragement to you, whether you identify as a she works His way woman or not.   Here are a few quick highlights I pray you took away from today’s show:   What is she works His way?   she works HIS way exists to bridge the gap between ever-changing business strategies and our unchanging God for the working... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 9/6/17
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Kids Need Parents Who Fight

Allow me to explain that title. I don’t mean kids need parents who fight with each other or God forbid, the neighbors! Kids need parents who fight for their best interest. This thought came to my mind the other day when I realized I had allowed disobedience, bad attitudes and the chaos of the mob mentality my boys get from time to time to cause me to disengage from my kids.   We all have those moments where the stress of parenting gets the best of us. There's no... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 8/30/17
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It's parenting. Get over it.

I often hear from parents how hard it is to raise kids. And, truthfully, it is. In fact, among peers, you often hear what amounts to a parental match of ping-pong—attempting to win the coveted status of “parent with the hardest job.” We love to highlight all the reasons why our particular situation is harder than the next family’s. Our complaints become our rationale for why our lives aren’t as together as we wish they were.    ... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at 6/28/17
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