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Parenting Roles

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Learning Through Action

Parenting is all about helping our children develop the character they’ll need to live life well.  To do that, don’t just tell them what to do, teach them through action.

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Connecting With Your Grandchildren

Connect With Your Grandkids

Author Cheri Fuller offers grandparents practical suggestions from her book Connect With Your Grandkids: Fun Ways to Bridge the Miles.

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Building Bridges With Your Adult Child

Love No Matter What

Author Brenda Garrison offers insights on how parents can develop a positive relationship with their grown children in a discussion based on her book Love No Matter What: When Your Kids Make Decisions You Don't Agree With.

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Best Place to Raise Kids

How would you like to have your family live in one of the best locations in the country? The good news is you don’t have to move to do it.

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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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Learn From My Mistakes

You can teach your children powerful lessons from your mistakes!  That may seem hypocritical, but Roland Warren believes great wisdom can be learned from failure. Listen to the full program here.

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Sacrifice for Your Family

“Sacrifice” is considered a weakness by a lot of guys. That’s too bad because when you look at healthy families, you generally see a common trait: Sacrificial men.

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Stepparenting: 4 Steps to Teen Discipline

Melvin Blades

Dad talking with son and Mom in the background.

What does a new stepdad do when kids need discipline?

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Blended Families: Planning Extracurricular Activities for the Kids

Deanna McClannahan

Mother with daughter and son is holding a soccer ball.

Working with the other parents in a blended family can be beneficial.

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Mommy Gaps

Every mom might wish for more control in her child’s life,  but that’s not a realistic or healthy option for your family. Lysa TerKeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministries offers this encouragement to her fellow moms. Listen to the full program here.

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Children Need a Parent’s Touch

As our children get older, sometimes we forget that they still need our touch – hugs and pats on the back. Pastor Tommy Nelson says that’s especially important between fathers and sons. Listen to the full program here.

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Children Need Loving Spouses

No matter how hard we try, there are times when we are unloving or unkind to our spouse, even in front of our kids. Pastor Tommy Nelson says that it’s important to acknowledge our mistake right away. Listen to the full program here.

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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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Making Your Home Safe and Healthy

Author Jill Savage offers some practical ideas for how parents can make their family's home a safer and healthier place for their children.

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Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence

How Am I Smart?: A Parent's Guide to Multiple Intelligences

This weekend, Dr. Kathy Koch helps parents identify and unlock eight "intelligences," or "smarts," in their children, and discusses ways to encourage their growth and understand how they connect with God.

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Kids Can't Ride Two Horses

When it comes to harmony in the home, many parents underestimate just how important it is to be on the same page with one another.  If you think it’s tough for adults to handle the emotion of conflicting viewpoints, think about what it’s like for the children.

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The Cost and Rewards of Fatherhood

Wouldn’t it be great if being a dad was all fun and games?  Well, maybe.  But what if the challenges we face are actually what make fatherhood so important and meaningful?

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Making the Most of Teachable Moments

Parenting With Scripture

Author Kara Durbin describes how parents can take advantage of ordinary, everyday situations to instill biblical values and character in their children.

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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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Parenting Radar

There’s a lot that goes into parenting. But sometimes the most important principles are the simplest. Like this one: pay close attention to your parenting radar for risks your children might face.

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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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Leadership in Parenting

Leadership is important. That’s why corporations have CEOs and sports teams have coaches. But families have leaders too. They’re called mom and dad.

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