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Parenting Roles

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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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Series

The Involved Father

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

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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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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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The Value of Stay-at-Home Moms

Stay-at-home moms create an environment where bonding takes place and children learn to attach to relationships.

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Defining Successful Parenting

Many people believe every parent's job is to make sure his or her children turn out "right." Even though most of us don't quite know what that standard means, we feel obliged to meet it. But if it were true, it would mean God messed up.

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Dads and Sports

Sports have so much to teach us about what it means to live well. Yes, good character can be taught in Sunday school, but it is "practiced" on the court, diamond, gridiron and track.

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Dads: Make Every Day Count

One of the most effective parenting strategies is to simply take advantage of everyday opportunities to love our children and instill the right values.

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Article

The Sacrifices Moms Make

Every day we change the course of the future because we influence our children in their faith and walk.

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Article

The Four Phases of Parenthood

Bob Hostetler

Your role changes as your child grows. What’s yours right now?

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Article

Affirming Mothers Every Day

Gary Thomas

Wives and mothers desire expressed and demonstrated respect rather than the mere avoidance of disrespect.

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Article

Staying Involved With Your Kid's Life

Jay Payleitner

Has your middle school child set up boundaries or built protective walls to shut you out? Be the dad who can, well, interrupt once in a while.

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Parenting Adult Children

What do you do when you see your grown child making decisions you don't agree with — or which you're certain will take them down a slippery slope?

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When Moms Pray Together: True Stories of God's Power to Transform Your Child

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Do you ever wonder if praying for your child makes a positive difference? The truth is, When Moms Pray Together the heart of God…

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