Parenting

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Parenting Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help you on your parenting journey
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Are you a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs? Or a friend of someone who is and would like to know how to better support them? Leisa Williams, author of Hope Wins, has written from...
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Have an angry child? Tricia Goyer, mother of ten, has learned a lot about child anger issues, and has struggled with her own anger as a parent. Whether your children are biological or adopted, they...
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How can you make your kids feel special? Author Lisa Brock has developed a list of simple things that will help express our love to our kids every day. For example, set aside blocks of time to play...
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Nurturing is a complex process that is hard to describe. But with your inborn nature to nurture, your awareness of each of these four pillars, and God to guide you, you can use your gifts to nurture...
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We are raising children today in a very different world to what it was when we were raised and now, more than ever, we need to learn from others how to do it well. Brett and Kate spoke to North Reach...
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Sure, nothing says "Happy Mother's Day" like elbow macaroni glued to construction paper. But how many of these macaroni cards does one mum need? Dads, it's time for us to up our game. With a little...
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Men, are you married to an "invisible" woman? You might not think so, but does your wife think so? When your wife walks into the living room and says, "Hey, can someone please turn down the TV?" and...
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“The most significant thing that a husband can give his wife is honour or value. No other quality, possession, or activity will insure a good marriage.” Gil Stieglitz I have been to many weddings and...
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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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“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.’” – C.S. Lewis I don’t know about you, but I can still vividly remember playing...
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Sometimes what looks like rebellion is really a push for independence. Get tips on how to respond to your teen, even as you help shape a stronger path toward their maturity and wisdom. My husband and...
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Is bedtime a problem at your home? Here are a few suggestions for creating a better bedtime routine. One important factor in helping your children, especially young ones, sleep well is by creating...