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Michael W. Smith: Grammy Winner and Grandfather

Jeremy V. Jones

Michael W. Smith looking to his right

Michael W. Smith has been called a Grammy winner, American Music Award winner, Dove Award winner, artist of the year, songwriter of the year, producer of the year and Smitty. But his favorite title just might be G-Daddy. That's what Michael's 11 grandchildren call him.

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Summer at a Different Address

Carol Boley

Illustration of Mom helping child transition between two houses

Help kids through the angst of switching homes, even when you feel discouraged at the idea of packing off your children to the other parent for the summer.

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Mending Fences

Newsflash! Mothers and daughters don’t always get along. Parenting expert Cheri Fuller suggests a way to mend those fences. Listen to the full program here.

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Writing a Tribute to Dad

If you have a strained relationship with your father, hear how Dennis Mansfield’s wife helped him process the past  by listing why he’s thankful. Listen to the full program here.

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Finding True Connection in a Disconnected World (Part 2 of 2)

Connected

Author Erin Davis explains how social media and technology in general can lead to isolation and loneliness, and offers help for finding and maintaining strong, healthy relationships. (Part 2 of 2)

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Finding True Connection in a Disconnected World (Part 1 of 2)

Connected

Author Erin Davis explains how social media and technology in general can lead to isolation and loneliness, and offers help for finding and maintaining strong, healthy relationships. (Part 1 of 2)

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Practical Advice for Parenting Teens (Part 2 of 2)

Have a New Teenager by Friday

Dr. Kevin Leman offers practical advice to parents on maintaining a positive relationship with their children during the often-turbulent teen years. Jean Daly shares her perspectives as well. (Part 2 of 2) 

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Practical Advice for Parenting Teens (Part 1 of 2)

Have a New Teenager by Friday

Dr. Kevin Leman offers practical advice to parents on maintaining a positive relationship with their children during the often-turbulent teen years. Jean Daly shares her perspectives as well. (Part 1 of 2) 

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Encouraging Men to be Good Dads (Part 2 of 2)

Bad Dads of the Bible

Care Net CEO Roland Warren explains how fathers can avoid common parenting mistakes in a discussion based on his book, Bad Dads of the Bible: 8 Mistakes Every Good Dad Can Avoid. (Part 2 of 2)

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Encouraging Men to be Good Dads (Part 1 of 2)

Bad Dads of the Bible

Care Net CEO Roland Warren explains how fathers can avoid common parenting mistakes in a discussion based on his book, Bad Dads of the Bible: 8 Mistakes Every Good Dad Can Avoid. (Part 1 of 2)

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Hope and Encouragement for Stepmoms

But I'm NOT a Wicked Stepmother!

This weekend, authors Kathi Lipp and Carol Boley share their experiences as stepmothers, offering humor, wisdom and hope to stepmoms and their families.

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Hope and Encouragement for Stepmoms (Part 2)

But I'm NOT a Wicked Stepmother!

Authors Kathi Lipp and Carol Boley share their experiences as stepmothers, offering humor, wisdom and hope to stepmoms and their families. (Part 2 of 2)

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Hope and Encouragement for Stepmoms (Part 1)

But I'm NOT a Wicked Stepmother!

Authors Kathi Lipp and Carol Boley share their experiences as stepmothers, offering humor, wisdom and hope to stepmoms and their families. (Part 1 of 2)

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Encouraging Young Moms Through Intentional Friendships

Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe

In a discussion based on their book, Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe, Sally Clarkson and Sarah Mae talk to new moms and young women about the importance of finding good friendships, a supportive community and older, wiser mentors.

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For Generations to Come

How far into the future do you think your influence as a parent will stretch?  The truth is your influence as a parent will be felt for generations to come.

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Making Moments

Parents, are you "making moments" with your kids? Think of it as investing in your kids' lives now in a way that could pay off down the road if your relationship hits a rough patch.

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Fathers: Having an Impact on Your Daughter's Life

Be the Dad She Needs You to Be

This weekend, psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman shares valuable parenting lessons with personal stories and humor as he discusses the indelible imprint a father has on his daughter's life.

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Fathers: Having an Impact on Your Daughter's Life (Part 2 of 2)

Be the Dad She Needs You to Be

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman shares valuable parenting lessons with personal stories and humor as he discusses the indelible imprint a father has on his daughter's life. (Part 2 of 2)

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A Father's Impact on His Daughter

A girl's relationship with her father has a profound effect on her life. Nothing bolsters a daughter’s self-respect and confidence more than a man of integrity who keeps his word to her and follows through on his promises.

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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 2)

Internationally known speaker, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, shares stories from his own childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect is to family as a whole. (Part 2 of 2)

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Make a Memory With Your Kids

Parenting expert, Kevin Leman, describes how he made a memory with his daughter. He shares the importance of connecting with your daughter. Listen to the full program here.

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Fathers: Having an Impact on Your Daughter's Life (Part 1 of 2)

Be the Dad She Needs You to Be

Psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman shares valuable parenting lessons with personal stories and humor as he discusses the indelible imprint a father has on his daughter's life. (Part 1 of 2)

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Empowering Your Family Through Love and Respect (Part 1)

Internationally known speaker, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, shares stories from his own childhood and parenting journey to paint a vivid picture of just how vital love and respect is to family as a whole. (Part 1 of 2)

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Critical Talks to Have With Your Son

5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Son

Best-selling author Vicki Courtney encourages parents to shape the lives of their sons by having meaningful conversations with them about important topics like resisting the negative influences of culture, the dangers of premarital sex and more.

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