Parenting Roles

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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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The Business of Parenting

Moms and dads, have you ever considered that parenting can be a lot like running a business? You realize, of course, that means your children are your customers!

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Article

Finding Purpose in Everyday Life

Gary Thomas

Family is important, but have you ever wondered how you reflect its importance as you live out your life day to day?

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Series

The Involved Father

Dads parent differently from moms, and that difference matters greatly for children.

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Series

Working Moms: Organizing Your Day

A little humor, a little innovation, a little creativity and, frankly, learning the skill of "letting it go and blowing it off" is a big part of being a happier, more realistic and peaceful working mom.

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Stay-at-Home Moms: Taking Care of Yourself

As a woman in the profession of motherhood, you must learn how to take care of yourself.

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The Power of Fathers

God's Word clearly indicates that fathers bring power to the parenting relationship.

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Working Moms Need to Delegate

As a working mom, the best way to reduce stress in caring for your family is to delegate chores and household responsibilities.

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Fatherhood

Kids learn from watching their fathers, which is often reflected in increased confidence, and better decision-making skills.

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Motherhood

Who is first in your heart? Your children — or God?

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Series

Parenting in Blended Families

The most intriguing feature of a crazy quilt is the irregular patchwork. Open-door families are like that. Whether the family is blended by marriage, built by adoption or foster parenting, or even created in a group-home setting, the unexpected shapes result in a beautiful pattern.

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