Parenting

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Parenting Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help you on your parenting journey
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Bush fires, drought, floods, the school bully - if that is not enough and now a pandemic. There is a great deal of concern confronting our children. How can parents help their kids so that they do...
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I’m amazed how two empty rubbish bins left by the driveway can transform me from Mother of the Year to a raging inferno in two seconds flat. One morning, I entered my 15-year-old son’s room. "Jacob...
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Deb and Don* were both in their early 60's when Deb informed Don that she didn’t want to have sex with him anymore. This did not go over well with Don. For decades, Deb had complied with Don’s way of...
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Motherhood can be a crazy time of life — especially when you have young children! Nicole Johnson reminds mums to lean into your struggles, learn to ask for help, and find a quiet place to connect...
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You can raise children with a vibrant faith, even in the midst of a turbulent culture. Mark and Jan Foreman, parents of members in the popular band, Switchfoot, share how you can raise “big-picture”...
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Researchers affirm what Christian families have known intuitively for years: Families that eat together, pray together and play together are stronger. But today’s crazy schedules and priorities make...
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“For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of His cross.” – Colossians 1:19...
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Why is it that so many men and women who have weathered countless ups and downs over years of marriage suddenly give up? That was the question I was asking myself after I heard another 50-something...
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When you say “Yes!” to your child’s dreams, amazing things can happen. Mark and Jan Foreman, parents of members in the popular band, Switchfoot, share how you can help your child develop a vibrant,...
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Are your kids addicted to technology? Are you finding yourself aimlessly scrolling though social media? Families of all sorts are struggling to keep life simple in this era of technology bombardment...
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As a parent, it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. Youth pastor Doug Fields will help you improve your parenting style, explaining why your kids need genuine affection, delicate discipline, and...
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Parenting....it’s a challenge, isn’t it? Youth pastor Doug Fields encourages parents to recognise the huge amount of influence you have on your children, and explains how to use that influence wisely...