Parenting Roles

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Finding Your Identity as a Mom

Surprised by Motherhood

In a discussion based on her book Surprised by Motherhood, Lisa-Jo Baker tells her touching story of how God changed her heart about becoming a mom after she had vowed to never have children.

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Article

Be on the Same Parenting Team

Kirsten Lamb

Parents and kids on the same parenting team

Different discipline styles can lead to conflict. Before you take sides, consider these four areas that will help you build unity in your parenting.

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Finding Your Identity as a Mom (Part 2 of 2)

Surprised by Motherhood

In a discussion based on her book Surprised by Motherhood, Lisa-Jo Baker tells her touching story of how God changed her heart about becoming a mom after she had vowed to never have children. (Part 2 of 2) 

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Motherhood as Crucible

Crucibles create something new by subjecting elements to high temperatures. According to author and mom Lisa Jo Baker, motherhood is a crucible. Listen to the full program here.

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Break Up With Yourself

If you’re a parent who feels torn between the things you want to do and the things you need to do for your children, here’s an idea to help make it all a little easier: Break up with yourself.

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Supermom

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … Supermom?  Author and mom of 3, Lisa-Jo Baker believes all moms are superheroes. Listen to the full program here.

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Just a Mom

Moms, do you have an identity problem?  Do you introduce yourself as just a mom?  Ladies, with motherhood, you’re never “just a mom.”  You’re more like a superhero.

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Finding Your Identity as a Mom (Part 1 of 2)

Surprised by Motherhood

In a discussion based on her book Surprised by Motherhood, Lisa-Jo Baker tells her touching story of how God changed her heart about becoming a mom after she had vowed to never have children. (Part 1 of 2) 

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Enjoying the Ups and Downs of Motherhood

This weekend, author Melanie Shankle shares her story of the accompanying blessings, transitions and challenges of becoming a mom, and encourages new mothers to find joy in the everyday moments. 

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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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Article

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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