The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 4

This is the fourth part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. CONNECTEDNESS The “C” of the “ABCD’s” of raising highly healthy children and nurturing highly healthy teens is “Connectedness.” It includes connecting with your kids, connecting your kids with good friends, and connecting your kids with their […]

Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 3

Here’s Part 3 of an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You’ll find out more about the book here. Next week, I’ll post another five warning signs. 11. Does the proponent of the therapy claim to be criticized unfairly? Some proponents of CAM portray themselves […]

Larimore Family Newsletter – May 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Speaking and Book Signing (Blue Ridge Book Festival in Flat Rock, NC, on May 18) Publication Updates (Article on vaccines and another print run for my Alternative Medicine book) Broadcast Update (His Brain, Her Brain Broadcast on Focus on the Family set for May […]

The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 3

This is the third part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. BLAMELESS LOVE The “B” of the “ABCD’s” of raising highly healthy children and nurturing highly healthy teens is “Blameless” or “Unconditional Love.” Do you love your child blamelessly, unconditionally? Or is your love conditional, as in “I love […]

Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 2

Here’s Part 2 of an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You find the book here. Next week, I’ll post another five warning signs. 6. Are technical words used without a clear definition? “Energy” is one of those words. Claims that a therapy “boosts […]

The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 2

This is the second part in a series excerpted from my book God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen. AFFIRMATION During the teen years, affirmation and approval are crucial. Your young man wants to know, Do I have what it takes? Am I becoming a man in your eyes? Your young woman wants to know, Am I lovely? […]

Warning Signs of Quackery and Fraud – Part 1

Here’s an excerpt from my and Donal O’Mathuna’s book, Alternative Medicine: The options, claims, evidence, how to choose wisely. You find the book here. Each week, for the next 4 weeks, I’ll post another five warning signs. So, when you suspect quackery or fraud, how do you know if your suspicions are right? What are […]

The ABCD’s of Parenting – Part 1

In my book, God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen, I wrote about the fact that highly healthy teens need four things from their parents to maintain their emotional health during their preteen and adolescent years. I call them the ABCD’s of parenting: A = Affirmation B = Blameless love C = Connectedness D = […]

Larimore Family Newsletter – April 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Publication Updates Sugar Fork: now in large print and as an audio book Article: Could Supplements Harm Me? The Shocking Truth. Broadcast Updates His Brain, Her Brain Broadcast on Focus on the Family Events of the Last Month Upcoming Events

Larimore Family Newsletter – March 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Family Update Publication Updates Upcoming Books for 2013-2014 Recent Sermons Listen to my sermon on “The Palm Tree Christian: How to thrive during the storms of life” Listen to my sermon on “Why ADHD Doesn’t Mean Disaster” Broadcast Updates How to Cherish Your Wife Parents, Teen […]

Can you interpret a dream for me?

Many believe in the power and messages contained in dreams. In fact, you can click here to listen to an interesting radio interview about this topic with my friend, psychiatrist Paul Meier, MD. Anyway, another friend wrote me of a dream he had about my wife, Barb, and me. Do any of you want to venture an interpretation?

How to change 4 very bad habits

Looking for some ways to improve your health. Then you may want to read an article I wrote for iMOM entitled, “How to Change These Four Bad Habits.” I serve as an iSpecialist for this wonderful ministry. I hope the article is helpful for you and yours.

Larimore Family Newsletter – February 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter Conference Invitations Barb and I invite you to join us for a Marriage Retreat (2/15-17/13) Healthcare professionals, learn to share your faith at work (2/8-10/13) A Discipleship Conference for Christian Physicians (2/21-24/13) Publication Updates Article on Natural Medicines for Menopause Child Discipline Article Influenza Vaccination Article Two […]

How to cherish your wife

Oh, how I wish I had known this information earlier in my marriage. And now that I talk on this topic, it has become one of my most requested talks. In fact, when the talk was first broadcast on the Focus on the Family daily broadcast, it became one of the five most popular programs […]

Larimore Family Newsletter – January 2013

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: 1) Family Update 2) Conference Invitations for YOU Barb and I invite you to join us for a Marriage Retreat (2/15-17/13) Healthcare professionals, learn to share your faith at work (2/8-10/13) A Discipleship Conference for Christian Physicians (2/21-24/13) 3) Blog Updates The top 12 health blogs […]

The Richest Man in Town

With all the talk about a “fiscal cliff,” “soaring taxes in 2013,” and “dramatically reduced take-home incomes,” I was reminded of a lesson I learned when I was a young family physicians practicing in Kissimmee, Florida. In fact, earlier this year, Nancy Kennedy, published this story in her book,  Miracles and Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories […]

A Christmas Story – Part 3

Two days ago, I began a Christmas story that came from my book Bryson City Seasons (Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 here). This is the last of three parts. I hope it’s been a Christmas blessing. And I pray you and yours have a Christ-centered, warm-memory-creating, family-filled Christmas and a Blessed New Year.

A Christmas Story – Part 1

My most popular books, at least based upon sales and letters, are the Bryson City series. In the second book in this series, Bryson City Seasons, I wrote about an encounter with a patient on Christmas 1982 in Bryson City, North Carolina. This weekend I’ll be excerpting the story for you and hope it will be a Christmas […]