Parenting

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Helping Kids Face Their Fears

Sherry Surratt

Illustration of monsters and bad guys that a child and mom must face to enter the school

Does your child struggle with fear? Try using these four steps to help your children face and overcome what scares them. 

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Your Social Baby

Todd Cartmell

Mom using finger puppets with her toddler who is in a high chair

Social development is important in every stage of childhood, even the first three years of a child's life. Find age-appropriate ways you can promote healthy social interaction with your child.

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Back to School With Purpose

Lauren Osborne

Mom at child's eye level, facing her and holding the hands of her child, who is wearing a pink backpack/purse

Moving from a summer schedule to a school-year routine is a time of transition for families. Get four ways to help your child ease into the new school-year schedule.

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Decision Training

Arlyn Lawrence

Tween who is trying to make a decisin

Are your children good decision-makers? Train them to make better choices by giving them opportunities that will allow them to practice.

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Helping Your Teen Choose a College

Jeanne Gowen Dennis

Mom hugging new college kid daughter as she hold a pink teddy bear

Get helpful tips and great insight to help you and your teen prepare for college.

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Teaching Kids the Weight of Words

Karen Ehman

Female child holding the word "Liar!" on her back, and it looks heavy.

Can the power of words be controlled? Can we teach our kids to train their tongues (and their typing!) so that their words are a force for good? Here are a few ways to help them discipline their speech.

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Who am I? Your Child's Identity

Kurt Bruner, D'Arcy Maher, Renee Gray-Wilburn, Jesse Florea, Rebecca St. James, and Marianne K. Hering

Teen staring into a mirror with words written all over it

Find age-appropriate activities and discussion questions that help your children understand what it means to be a priceless creation of God. No matter their age or stage, your children can know the One who is love and who created them to love.

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Summer-rific Faith Adventures

Thriving Family

Boy and dog in red wagon submarine going on an adventure with dad, who is in scuba gear

Get 32 free activity cards! Use them to explore God's Word as a family. On the back of every card is a picture. Once your family completes the activity on a card, place the card in the appropriate puzzle position. By the end of the summer, your family will have completed this adventure-themed puzzle and can search for 45 hidden objects in it!

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