Parenting

Illustration of a mother with symbols of her life on a string held between her hands. A small female figure is seen as a silhouette running away in the lower right corner.

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Control and Motherhood

Elisa Morgan

Is there such a thing as being in control when you're a mother?

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NEW for 2016! All the Colors of Christmas Devotional

Focus on the Family Magazine

Countdown to Christmas with Advent Scripture readings, activities and devotions.

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Handling Holiday Conflict

Jill Hart

Walk through tough holiday times with your children to show them how to handle conflict between extended family.

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Girl and boy sitting at a table with pies on it. The boy is laughing after having poked his thumb into a pumpkin pie.

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Cultivate Gratitude at Thanksgiving

Ashleigh Slater

Model the benefits of having a thankful heart, while providing guided opportunities for your children to express gratitude.

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What Is Service?

Marla Kiley

I never want my children to count their blessings in lieu of reaching out.

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The Super Power of Real Heroes

Sheri King

Encourage your super-hero-loving kids in pointing to real-life individuals who have made an impact in history and today. 

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Why Social Media Shouldn't Define Your Teen

Dannah Gresh

Instagram and SnapChat may seem harmless and fun, but they can be addicting and damaging for your teens, when these apps are used in excess.

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Be Your Teen's Role Model

Michael Ross

One way to influence your kids is by being a good role model for them.

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