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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 (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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Article

Teaching Your Kids About Racial Harmony

Jane Gilbert

little kids embracing each other

How do we teach our children to treat all people equally in a world of racial tension?

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Episode

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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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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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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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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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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Game Plan for Having a Happier Family (Part 2 of 2)

Have a Happy Family by Friday

Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman outlines five key ways parents can improve the relational dynamics in their family. (Part 2 of 2)

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Game Plan for Having a Happier Family (Part 1 of 2)

Have a Happy Family by Friday

Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Kevin Leman outlines five key ways parents can improve the relational dynamics in their family. (Part 1 of 2)

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Helping Kids Relate in a Screen-Driven World (Parts 1-2)

Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World

Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane explain the dangers of overusing digital gadgets and media, and offer parents practical advice on establishing healthy boundaries and teaching their kids the importance of face-to-face relational skills. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Helping Kids Relate in a Screen-Driven World Part 1 and Part 2.

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Article

Kids and Moving

Linda Riley

Helping your child find new friendships after the big move

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Episode

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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Series

Sibling Rivalry

Here are some tips parents can use to encourage kindness between siblings.

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