Parenting

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Dannah Gresh speaks candidly about God’s design for sexuality and offers a biblical perspective on why physical intimacy is reserved for a committed marriage. She offers encouragement and practical...
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Sometimes the best thing we can do for our kids is to let them do for themselves. When kids are very young we parent by controlling what they do. We tell them what to eat, where to go, and what they...
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Is it true that a pre-pubescent child can get addicted to pornography? Regrettably, the answer is yes. Yet parents often struggle to understand how this is even possible. When children accidentally...
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When asked if Heather* ever struggles getting her husband, Tim*, to open up and talk, Heather responded with a speedy, “Oh yeah.” “Even when I ask him about how a situation makes him feel, he just...
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The term family violence refers to violent or abusive behaviour in the home directed toward one or more persons. In Australia, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (2005) Personal Safety Survey found...
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Jake has been married to Kim for four years and feels good about how their relationship is going, except for their lack of time together. He admits his job is keeping him away, but he wants the...
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Early in the morning of July 25, 1990, I became something God has always been — a father. It happened again two, seven and 10 years later when my other children came along. Now I spend my days...
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When it comes to getting your kids to help with chores around the house, it's critical to consider the age of the child. At first, very young children are going to need lots of direction and specific...
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What you do is not who you are! Christian comedian Chonda Pierce describes her efforts to base identity on Christ, instead of her marriage, parenting, and comedy career for the past 25 years.
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One dreary Tuesday night, I insisted my husband and I go to a decidedly non-local chemist to buy a pregnancy test. There I was, perusing the sexual-wellness aisle, feeling inexperienced and awkward....
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I met Jeff and Kirstin when they were in the middle of a crisis. Their 17 year old son was in full-blown rebellion. Many nights he would never show up, and on others he would come home intoxicated....
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As a dad, you have a powerful influence over your son. Dr. Robert Lewis shares a vision of biblical manhood for father and son, in terms of knighthood. You’ll learn how ceremony and legacy play a...