Parenting

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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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"Look both ways before crossing the street." "Eat your carrots." "Did you say thank you?" I've said these words more than I care to admit. I try to be faithful in teaching my kids the importance of...
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When I look at world history, it resembles a cosmic chess match between God and Satan, an epic series of moves and countermoves to determine the destiny of humankind. We see it throughout Scripture:...
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When a tag-team wrestler wearies in the fight, he works his way to the corner of the ring. Tired and worn out, he reaches to tag his partner — who then replaces him on the mat. Weary single parents...
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For more than two decades, I've been speaking and counselling about the ideas presented in my book The 5 Love Languages, and I frequently encounter couples with whom interactions play out something...
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In 2005, Pastor James Macpherson and his wife Samantha adopted twin baby boys from Ethiopia. James shares their journey of adoption and how God – our Heavenly Father - desires to adopt us into His...
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When Kelly wasn't in school, she was constantly checking Facebook to keep up with the events in her teen world. Jason's mum recognised his online addiction when he continually created videos late...
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My eyes were scratchy-tired, and I couldn’t stop yawning. Why had I volunteered to take my girls to a midnight movie? “I can drive them since I’ll be in the theatre next door,” my 18-year old son...
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Toddlers are curious people. The quest for more information often leads these little explorers into uncharted territory, from bugs in the backyard, to Mummy's makeup drawer, to examining their own...
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Motherhood is a high calling for all women; whether single, married, fertile or infertile. In an August 2013 TIME feature, “The Childfree Life: Having It All Without Having Children,” writer Lauren...
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When I go digging through my closet, I find old receipts and expired coupons. When I explore my grandma’s closets, I find family treasures. The last time I was visiting her, someone found a painted...
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“What happened? Why are they sad?” asked 5-year-old Scarlett. Tara and Jason were startled by their daughter’s question. Normally their two children slept during the early morning news. But today...