Jed Jurchenko

Jed Jurchenko is the husband to an incredible wife, daddy to four amazing girls, and a foster dad to one more. He's served as a children's pastor, marriage and family therapist, psychology professor, award-winning writing coach, and life coach. Jed is the author of 23 books on relationships, parenting, writing, and doing life well. In his free time, you'll find Jed reading, preparing for an upcoming marathon, barbecuing, paddle boarding, and enjoying life with his incredible family. Find out more about Jed's books, coaching, and courses at www.ithrive320.com.

How to Get Organized, Manage the Chaos, and Live Well at Home!

How to Get Organized, Manage the Chaos, and Live Well at Home!

How do you get organized, manage the chaos, and live well at home? Alicia Gibson sought to answer these questions. Alicia is a mom to five kids, a high school English teacher, a professor, and a wellness coach. But she likes to say her real job title is Chaos Coordinator. Alicia knows so much about coordinating …

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The sex talk made easy - or easier

The Sex Talk Made Easy – Or Easier: Positive Parenting Tips and Wisdom

“It’s time for the sex talk.” Few words make parents, teens, and preteens cringe more. Honestly, how are parents supposed to do this? Do we suddenly blurt out the line, “Hey kids, sit down. It’s time for the sex talk?” Is it better to awkwardly mumble something about “the birds and the bees?” And what …

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Building a family legacy

Building a Family Legacy that Lasts a Lifetime

Chad knows the importance of building a family legacy. What started as a personal letter to his three daughters, eventually turned into a full-fledged book. Chad’s masterpiece Listen Up Kids, is all about building a legacy that lasts a lifetime and beyond. The Family Legacy Story Initially, Chad had three major life goals. First, he …

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How to find work-life-family balance

Finding Family-Work-Life Balance: Practical Tips for Busy Parents

Finding a healthy family-work-life balance isn’t easy. And it isn’t getting any easier. This is especially true in our hustle-and-bustle society. Finding our family-work-life balance means recognizing that time for family, income-generating activities, and personal self-care are all vital. Family, work priorities, and everyday life (such as self-care, leisure activities, and personal projects) are all …

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Thriving Love Habits

Thriving Love Habits: How to Feed Love and Love Your Spouse Better!

Feeding love by developing thriving love habits is the key to a thriving relationship. Just ask Jon Beaty. When Jon’s wife told him “I’m homesick. I want to go home,” on their honeymoon, his heart sank. Jon had dreams of being everything his wife needed. This led to the couple from thoughts of living happily …

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Being Gritty and Raising Gritty Kids

Being Gritty and Raising Gritty Kids: You and your kids can do hard things!

Sloan Ketchum knows about being gritty and raising gritty kids. She is the author of Beautiful Girl, You Can Do Hard Things. Sloane is also a coach, entrepreneur, and mom.  During our Thriving at Home Summit, Jenny and I had the privilege of connecting with Sloan. The three of us dove into practical wisdom for being …

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Raising creating kids. Thoughts on positive parenting and learning wild.

Raising Creative Kids with Positive Parenting and Helping them Learn Wild

Raising creative kids isn’t easy in our high-tech, screen-addicted culture. Yet, helping our kids foster their innate creativity is important! Our next-door neighbors often remark that they love seeing our kiddos outside playing and how unusual this is. For Jenny and me, sending our kiddos outdoors is simply the norm. But this isn’t true for …

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Dads matter. Understand The Father Effect and Overcome Old Wounds.

Dads Matter: Understand The Father Effect and Overcome Old Wounds.

Dads matter! That’s the foundational message of John Finch, a man who struggled with his own father wound. Today, John helps men (and women) heal from past hurts. He also helps guys become the dad they long to be. If you’re not convinced that dads matter, then be sure to check out a snippet of …

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