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Candice Z. Watters

Candice Watters was the founding editor of Boundless Webzine for Focus on the Family. She is now a freelance writer and editor.

Not All Stories Are Created Equal

With so many children’s books available, it’s hard to know where to begin. Consider these principles when deciding which books are appropriate for your child.

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Kids Can Be Good for Marriage, Really

Yes, having children will change your marriage, but you can trust that God designed your marriage to grow and deepen through that change.

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Getting On the Same Page About Kids

Do you and your spouse have different beliefs about starting your family – about when to get started or whether to have children at all?

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Preparing to Start a Family

Couples who arrive at a shared vision and a purposeful approach to starting a family are able to experience greater joy in their marriages and in their future roles as parents.

Timing Matters When Having Kids

Your timeline for having kids is important. It is worthy of careful prayer, but not hypercare.

Why Have Kids?

“Why have kids?” That’s a question couples are increasingly prone to ask.

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When to Settle

What’s needed is a new, objective standard for what makes a good match, because there are some non-negotiables for choosing a mate.

Your City or Mine?

What you decide will change at least one of your lives in dramatic way. But as important is how you decide.

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Is There One Man for Me?

The only real requirement Scripture gives for a marriage partner is that we be equally yoked.

Prep for the Wedding Night

A little preparation before the wedding will go a long way.

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Choosing a Family Hobby

How to choose a hobby that the whole family can enjoy

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I Never Knew You, Still I Love You

One woman’s story of her grieving period when she miscarried.

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The Daily Citizen

The Daily Citizen from Focus on the Family exists to be your most trustworthy news source. Our team of analysts is devoted to giving you timely and relevant analysis of current events and cultural trends – all from a biblical worldview – so that you can be inspired and assured that the information you share with others comes from a reliable source.

Alive to Thrive is a biblical guide to preventing teen suicide. Anyone who interacts with teens can learn how to help prevent suicidal thinking through sound practical and clinical advice, and more importantly, biblical principles that will provide a young person with hope in Christ.

Bring Your Bible to School Day Logo Lockup with the Words Beneath

Every year on Bring Your Bible to School Day, students across the nation celebrate religious freedom and share God’s love with their friends. This event is designed to empower students to express their belief in the truth of God’s Word–and to do so in a respectful way that demonstrates the love of Christ.

Focus on the Family’s® Foster Care and Adoption program focuses on two main areas:

  • Wait No More events, which educate and empower families to help waiting kids in foster care

  • Post-placement resources for foster and adoptive families

Christian Counselors Network

Find Christian Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and Psychiatrists near you! Search by location, name or specialty to find professionals in Focus on the Family’s Christian Counselors Network who are eager to assist you.

Boundless is a Focus on the Family community for Christian young adults who want to pursue faith, relationships and adulthood with confidence and joy.

Through reviews, articles and discussions, Plugged In exists to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving you and your family the essential tools you need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which we live.

Have you been looking for a way to build your child’s faith in a fun and exciting way?
Adventures in Odyssey® audio dramas will do just that. Through original audio stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience; these fictional, character-building dramas use storytelling to teach lasting truths.

Focus on the Family’s Hope Restored all-inclusive intensives offer marriage counseling for couples who are facing an extreme crisis in their marriage, and who may even feel they are headed for divorce.