Parenting

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Helping Teens Caught in Mass Violence

Marie Isom

Consider ways to come alongside kids who have faced a life-threatening situation that stems from the misguided actions of another person.

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 A young girl wholly into praying to God

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7 Ways Your Kids Can Connect With God

Christie Thomas

Many Christian parents assume that their way of connecting with God is the way their children should connect with Him. But your child may connect with God very differently than you.

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Healthy Sexuality: Sending the Right Message to Your Kids

Dannah Gresh

Start a healthy and ongoing conversation about your child's sexuality that will continue into the teen years.

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Illustration of four teen girls dresed for prom. One is identified by a sash that says ugly. School building in background.

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Help Your Kids Deal With Rejection

Lysa TerKeurst

Does your heart ache when your children are rejected by others? Read about four perspectives that can help them work through painful rebuffs.



 

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A son is in front, smiling at the camera, while Mom and Dad are in the distance.

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Seeing the Man in Your Son

Emerson Eggerichs

What growing boys need from their moms can be summed up in one word: respect.

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Adventure Kits

Focus on the Family Magazine

Discover more about other countries with this year's "World Explorers," a summer adventure kit!

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Encouraging Your Child's Smarts

Kathy Koch and Sheila Seifert

Learn about eight "smarts" that will help you recognize your children’s interests and abilities and help you strengthen them.

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Choosing a College Major

John Townsend

How should your teen choose a college major? Use these six suggestions for guiding your child and in facilitating discussion.

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