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Here are several ways to help our teens change their anxious thinking habits and lead them toward a healthier mindset. Donna watched as her teenage daughter, Emma, paced the gate area at the airport...
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An in-depth look at what factors may cause a teen to commit suicide. After Robby died by suicide at age sixteen, his parents and friends could not stop wondering why he had done it. They agonised...
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To be an effective parent, you must be a leader in your child’s life. Dr. Randy Schroeder shares some great habits to embrace in becoming a strong and effective parent. This nuts-and-bolts material...
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Life is stressful under normal conditions: work, marriage, kids. Add to that the tension that came with COVID-19, and most of us find ourselves longing for ways to reduce stress. As we battle Zoom...
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There's a big difference between "talking" and "dialoguing." Most of us spend plenty of time talking to our kids, but do we spend enough time in active dialogue? The difference is, dialoguing gets...
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They noticed their 6 year old son wasn’t feeling well, and a doctor’s visit confirmed a parent’s worst nightmare: cancer. Turner and Tara Simkins share a powerful story about walking their son...
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Pregnancy is an exciting and beautiful time in the life of a couple. But, let’s be honest, it can also be confusing and stressful—especially for first-time dads! Aaron Sharp shares how he learned to...
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In those difficult parenting moments, it’s easy to lose your temper and make a bad situation with your kids even worse. Becky Kopitzke will help you ditch the parenting monster that can sometimes...
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Dr. Ken Wilgus returns to examine more common mistakes parents make with teens—like lecturing, shielding them from consequences, and not giving them the freedom to make their own decisions. Discover...
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It’s time to let your children grow up by giving up control of their lives! With Dr. Kenneth Wilgus, Jessica Pfeiffer and Ashley Parrish, we’ll examine “planned emancipation,” where parents let...
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Are you teaching your kids to recognise false gospels? When my daughter was born, protecting her from progressive and counterfeit Christianity was not at the forefront of my mind. At first, it seemed...
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Dads matter. 
So how can you make a lasting difference in your children’s lives? Do you remember the moment when you learned you were going to be a father? I do. My wife, Jill, and I had been married...