Family

Guideposts: Star of stage, screen and television Shirley Jones
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: Shirley Jones on Fatherly Love

In this story from March 1990, star of stage, screen and television Shirley Jones recalls a time when she came to fully understand that she had two Fathers watching over her.

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Guideposts: The O’Neills reached new heights at the 14,500-foot summit of Mount Whitney.
Stories of Hope

A Family Overcomes Storms While Hiking the John Muir Trail

Was God calling his family to bond in the great outdoors? Or was it his own ambition?

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Guideposts: Joe Garagiola during his stint as a host on the Today Show
People Helping People

Joe Garagiola's Amazing Sheepskin Dream Coat

Former major league catcher and legendary broadcaster Joe Garagiola shares what happens when a kid wants something special for Christmas, something he knows is more than his mom and pop can give.

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12 Easy Ways to Save Money
Life Advice

12 Easy Ways to Save Money

Looking for quick and easy ways to boost your budget? Get practical advice on everything from buying birthday presents to shopping at big box stores.

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Guideposts: Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Family

Four Ways Volunteer Vacations Build Strong Families

Guideposts staffer Lenore Lelah Person took her family to the U.S. Virgin Islands to volunteer on the trail crew in a national park there. Here she shares four ways that volunteer vacations can build stronger families.

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Guideposts: Lenore's daughter Kalle gets down to work on the trail.
Family

A Volunteer Vacation Brings Families Together

A Guideposts staffer and her family leave their daily concerns—and their obsession with social media—behind as they volunteer as trail crew for a national park on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Julie, Rebekah and Cade spend some quality time together along the John Muir Trail
Children

7 Tips to Get Your Kids Outside

Have you ever wondered how to get your kids off the couch and into the great outdoors? A mom who hikes with her family offers practical tips and answers to all your questions. 

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Guideposts: Laura, husband Steve, son Tommy and mother Patricia make a good team.
Family Problems

What Did This Family Learn When Mom Had to Rest and Recuperate?

She was going to be laid up for six weeks with a sprained ankle. How would her family cope without her?

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Guideposts: Grandparents, parents and kids all gather to smile for the camera.
Family Problems

Share the Care: 7 Tips for Multigenerational Living

Are you caught between the needs of an aging parent and those of your children? You're not alone. Nearly half of American adults in their 40s and 50s face similar challenges. Here are some tips for navigating a difficult situation.

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A Willing Spirit: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout
Caregiver Stress

A Willing Spirit: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

An experienced caregiver offers advice on how to take care of yourself so you can care for others.

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