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  • Ask the Expert — Think Before You Trust

    “I would like to know your opinion on a 13-year-old boy’s use of Facebook and Xbox Live. I want to trust him and let him choose to do the right things, but I also understand that he is too trusting of others. I have parental controls, but he complains that he can’t play with others […]

  • Ask the Expert — Low Self-Esteem

    “I have a question about my 5 1/2 year old son. When he gets in trouble, he reacts by talking in a baby voice and punishing himself. He’ll say things like, “I’m stupid” or “You don’t like me” or “I don’t like myself” in reaction to me getting after him about something he’s not supposed […]

  • Ask the Expert — Just Do It!

    In your seminars, you talk about how one of the best things we can give our kids is a strong and healthy marriage. As much as I agree, my husband and I are finding it hard to even breathe, much less connect with each other. I thought things would get less hectic as our kids […]

  • Ask the Expert: Wear Only One Hat

    I want my child to feel she can see me as a friend, but at the same time, I need to wear other hats such as the disciplinarian. How can I balance the two? (Laila in Kentucky) Laila, I believe you can find the balance you seek, but I want to invite you to see […]

  • Ask the Expert: The More You Persist, The More They’ll Resist

    “After being in a horrible first marriage, I’ve finally found someone who loves both my daughter and me, and we are engaged to be married. The problem is my daughter. She’s eight years old and refuses to accept him as a new member of our family. How can I get her to see him as […]

  • Hard Things

    There are many things that my wife and I pledged to do for our children since becoming parents. We want to provide them with a stable home life, a quality education, and a spiritual foundation. All of these things are, of course, works in progress, but I would say that we have done a decent […]

  • Three Ways to Have the Best Date Ever

    Whenever my wife and I go out on a dinner date, we play a little game called, “Who’s Married? Who’s Dating?” Here’s how it works: we covertly look at the other couples who are seated within close proximity to our table, and we try to figure out which pairs are in a dating relationship and […]

  • Maximizing Momentum in Your Marriage

    John Maxwell introduces his readers to an extraordinary concept in his book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, which is designed to propel their influence and performance in whatever their given level of service happens to be. The concept is called, The Law of the Big Mo. Maxwell, through this law, explains how important momentum […]

  • Bored, But in Love

    I recently concluded a coaching session with a client who confessed she was madly in love with her spouse. She explained that they didn’t argue much and their sex life was great, but there was something that troubled her within her marriage. She was bored! Bored, but in love. Boredom is a state that plagues […]

  • 50 Shades of Intimacy

    So…there’s this movie coming out in a couple of days entitled 50 Shades of Grey. You might of heard of it. It is a movie based upon the New York Times Bestseller which just became the greatest selling novel of all time in Great Britain. What’s it about? Depending upon who you ask, you might […]