Parenting

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When I was a child, I loved when my father told me bedtime stories that had me as the main character. Usually my father wove in a few of my friends (or foes) and perhaps even a pet. With thoughts of...
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Am I going to die if I accept Jesus?" my 5-year-old daughter, Amelia, asked one day. "You won't die right now," I reassured her. As we talked more, I learned that she had recently heard the Gospel at...
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Eight months after her second child was born, Melody, 38, still had her “baby fat.” In an effort to slim down and fit back into her regular clothes, she changed her shopping and eating habits. She...
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Ten-year-old Danielle and her teammates walked off the soccer field in single file, slapping the outstretched palms of their opponents, who were walking in the opposite direction. Then they slumped...
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Kids can be prayer warriors, too! A great reminder for parents about giving kids the tools and training they need to talk with God every day and grow in their faith! Don’t miss this spiritual...
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We all need to feel like our life has purpose. But it’s even more critical for teens. When teenagers understand that their gifts and talents were given to them for a specific purpose, they’re far...
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You want your kids to do more than just get along with each other. You want them to be best friends. Teaching kids to love and respect each other begins by laying a strong foundation while they’re...
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As young parents of three "intensely-wired" preschoolers, we tried our best to do the usual Christian parenting things — read our kids Bible stories, teach them morals and pray with them. But when it...
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Sports, theatre, band, school projects, jobs, University prep, church activities — the lives of today's teenagers are fast-paced and jam-packed. They have countless opportunities to set lofty goals...
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My 7-year-old son climbed into the car with a scowl on his face and mumbled sullen responses to my cheerful inquiries. Caleb seemed to be doing well in school and had plenty of friends. Yet, his...
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When you understand how your teenager’s brain is wired, you can better connect with and influence him. Jeramy and Jerusha Clark discuss how neuro-science and God’s Word intersect in the life of our...
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When you understand how your teenager’s brain is wired, you can better connect with and influence him. Jeramy and Jerusha Clark discuss how neuro-science and God’s Word intersect in the life of our...