Rick Stephens

Rick Stephens is a co-founder of Raising Families, a husband, father, and grandfather. With 33 years of experience as a top-level executive of The Boeing Company and having raised four children of his own, he is able to support parents and grandparents by incorporating his knowledge of business, leadership, and complex systems into the family setting. It is this unique combination of leadership and family life that allows Raising Families to help parents become more joyful and confident, as well as more proactive, intentional family leaders.

Rick currently resides in Alpine, Texas with wife and fellow Raising Families co-founder Elane V. Scott.

Posts by Rick Stephens

family team blog

Work Together as a Family Team: 8 Secrets to Success

Click here to learn how to create your successful family team. When you work together as a family, you have more time to have fun!
Easy Ways to Raise Confident, Independent Children

Easy Ways to Raise Confident, Independent Children

To raise confident, independent children, we need to take a step back and let them struggle sometimes. Click here to learn how to make the process easier.
Decision Making Made Easy for Exhausted Parents

Decision Making Made Easy for Exhausted Parents

Wouldn't it be nice if the Magic 8 Ball actually gave us reliable answers? Instead of "outlook not so good" or "it is decidedly so," our questions would reveal things like "based on the current data and your previous experience with this situation, the answer is no. Run away from this situation and don't look back." Decision making would be so much easier wouldn't it? Sadly, that's not the case. So the truth remains that one of the most challenging issues for all parents, all people really, is when we have a problem and we just can't find a solution
How Parents Can Set Priorities to Take Back Family Time

How Parents Can Set Priorities to Take Back Family Time

Even though the amount of time we have each day never changes, we can set priorities to take back our time based on our values.
7 Tips for Working from Home with Kids

7 Tips for Working from Home with Kids

Working from home with kids is definitely different than what you’re used to, but these seven tips from an experienced homeschooler of four will help.