Parenting

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Families come in all shapes and sizes – nuclear, single parent, blended, large and small. Marriage and Family is God’s idea, and we know the foundation of a healthy society are healthy relationships...
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After her first marriage ended, she felt like she would never stop feeling guilt and shame about the divorce. Hear how Jeannie Cunnion went from operating out of a “shame based” mindset to being...
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As a mother, you may feel tremendous pressure to “get it all right.” But, because of Jesus, you can live in freedom, instead of shame! Jeannie Cunnion talks about her struggles with perfectionism as...
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Does your son think he’s invincible? Does your daughter believe that the life-changing consequences of risky behaviour could never happen to her? Do you avoid talking about at-risk trends in teen...
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Get a bunch of teen guys together and what happens? Nonstop competition. The more extreme, the better — right? Case in point: During a wilderness trip a few years back, boys in my youth group claimed...
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Men, you matter—even if you don’t realise it! Craig Glass shares how years of shame and insecurity left him feeling like he was failing his kids and wife. He shares how he learned to overcome father...
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Everyone faces “why God?” moments in life — painful, difficult circumstances that you don’t expect. Grief counsellor, Dr. H. Norman Wright, will encourage you to tell your story, in order to...
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A lone figure stopped in front of the steps of her new high school. She stood alone, palms sweaty, with a glazed look in her eyes. She felt lost, lonely and frightened. I watched from my car and...
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The summer, back-to-school sales started in early January — a sure sign that whining is about to begin at my house: “We just finished school! Why do we have to go back so soon?” This time of year...
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Nick, who is about to enter his final year in high school, hates the prospect of returning to the school routine. He dislikes getting up early after sleeping late all summer long. But what bothers...
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Question: My child is moving up a grade in school and is terribly anxious about this change. How can I prepare him to get through this? Answer: Some children find change very threatening and anxiety...
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For adults, stress is an inescapable fact of life. Jesus Himself acknowledged this reality over 2,000 years ago when He said, "In this world you will have trouble . . ." Nowadays, however, it’s not...