How to Develop Boundaries in the Home

By Trace Embry

Boundary development is key to the success of any family.

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In my work with families in crisis, I speak regularly on the importance of boundary development. This post is a special collection of the various articles I’ve written on how to develop boundaries. My hope is that it will be a useful resource for you to refer to when developing boundaries within your home.

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Is it Ok to Yell at My Teen? [VIDEO]

By Trace Embry

Yelling may be a habit that many parents have picked up over the years.  You might ask, is it ok to yell at my teen?

Will this help your parenting? We discuss the answer today.

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Are Biblical Principles Effective in Parenting? Interview with John Rosemond [Podcast]

By Trace Embry

Are biblical principles effective for parents to use when raising teens? This week we are airing an interview with one of the nations premier parenting experts, John Rosemond.

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Our discussion this week sheds some light on how every parent needs a biblical point of reference for properly raising their kids.

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Why Parents Cannot Afford to Be a Peacekeeper [BLOG]

By Trace Embry

As a society we tend to prefer style over substance and comfort over discomfort.

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As this type of postmodern thinking becomes more prevalent, how is the family being effected?

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Is My Child Too Old to Spank? [Video]

By Trace Embry

A question commonly asked: “Is my child too old to spank?”

The older our kids get the more difficult it is to exercise discipline.

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How You Can Become A Warrior: LTG Jerry Boykin Interview [Podcast]

By Trace Embry

Today’s post provides unique insight into the American male and how you can become a warrior.

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Be sure to listen to our interview with retired LTG Jerry Boykin for unique insight into how a father can model manhood for the next generation.

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1 Step to Practically Applying Biblical Principles in Your Home

By Trace Embry

In today’s culture, parents may seem hard pressed to find comfort in using biblical principles in their parenting.

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But there is hope. Despite cultural claims to the contrary, properly applying biblical principles remain an effective way to raise your kids.

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1 Delay Gratification Technique for Your Family [Video]

By Trace Embry

In today’s fast paced society today’s teens are, too often, not learning the importance of delayed gratification.

Is this instant gratification necessarily a bad thing? Absolutely. Today I want to provide you with a practical delay gratification technique you can implement within your home to facilitate patience and self discipline.

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1 Way to Understand Troubled Teens [Podcast]

By Trace Embry

Sometimes the best way to understand a troubled teen is to talk with a man who was a troubled teen himself.

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We had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Raul Ries. Dr. Ries was a troubled teen that walked through many battles and eventually became a pastor, author, international speaker, and radio personality.

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Why Public Schools are Causing Troubled Teens

By Trace Embry

Since helping families with troubled teens since 1994, and more intimately serving families at Shepherds Hill Academy since 2001, my experience has taught me that the following statement is more true than we think:

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I believe that most teens attending American public high schools today are troubled teens–they just don’t know it.

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