A 2 Degree way to help a strong-willed child push the “pause” button

For most parents, there comes a time when their kids exert their will. It may be a rare occurrence if you’ve got an easy-going kid. Or maybe you’ve got a great kid who is also a poster child for a strong-willed child. Many kids can get upset or frustrated at hearing “No”. Or when a sibling does something … Read More

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2 Degree Tips

    Based off of our book the 2 Degree Difference, A 2 Degree Tip is ONE tiny thing that you can do everyday that adds up to make a BIG difference. And that is really a core principle here at StrongFamilies. It’s not about 180 Degree change, it’s about small, slow, sustainable change. It’s … Read More

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Dr. Trent with Dr. Dobson and Gary Smalley talks about Blessing Kids and Changing Lives

The Incredible Power of Blessing our Children – and Others! Airing on February 24th, 2016, Dr. Trent and Gary Smalley join Dr. James Dobson to talk about The Blessing. It’s a program broadcast on Dr. Dobson’s Family Talk and you can listen right now by clicking on the link – or go to Dr. Dobson’s … Read More

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Losing a Wonderful Friend – Gary Smalley with the Lord

Last night, my friend of decades, my co-author, and the person our two girls called, “Uncle Gary,” went home to be with the Lord. I had the honor of heading to Houston two weeks ago – with our oldest Kari – named after Gary and Norma’s daughter, Kari – and we were incredibly blessed to … Read More

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Know someone who just found out they’re moving???

Here’s a Foreward I wrote for Susan’s Miller’s awesome REVISED AND UPDATED book. MAKE SURE YOU GET THIS VERSION WITH THE NEW COVER – HOT OFF THE PRESS FROM FOCUS ON THE FAMILY! It’s a book for ANYONE you know (including you) who is anticipating or in the midst of a MOVE, or needing to … Read More

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