Roles

Family of four holding hands around the dinner table

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6 Ways to Effectively Lead Young Children

Tricia Goyer

Setting the tone of leadership while your children are young prepares you to lead well throughout your child’s life in your home.

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Mother holding daughter in her arms; both are laughing

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Mommy-Tasking

Carol Barnier

Don't fight it. Instead, embrace your multi-faceted season of motherhood.

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Father and Son Together

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Does Parenting Make a Difference?

Jim Daly and James Lund

At some point, most parent wonders if they're making a difference in their kids' lives.

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Illustration of two young football players walking off the field with their arms around each other's shoulders. The coach stands in the background, watching proudly.

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How Sports Teach Character

Dean Ridings

Sports offer priceless opportunities to help kids develop character.

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Two images side-by-side. The first shows a mother at home reading a book to her daughter; the second shows a mother dressed in business clothes greeting her young son at the door.

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Stay-at-Home Moms vs. Working Moms

Pam Woody

Stay-at-home moms and work-outside-the-house moms need each other.

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Women in the Workplace

Shaunti Feldhahn

Find support as you nurture your family and earn an income.

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tween girls applying makeup

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3 Ways to Avoid Legalism in Parenting

Dannah Gresh

The best way your children can discover the joy and freedom of faith is through connecting with, not lecturing, them.

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Family of four sitting on sofa, smiling and laughing

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A Biblical Basis for the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting

Phil Steiger

These seven traits offer parents the tools they need to break harmful parenting habits and the opportunity to replace them with healthy practices.

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Mother walking down a city sidewalk with her three daughters

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Imperfect Kids, Imperfect Parents

Jim Daly

Sometimes we, as parents, need to let go of our expectations so we can embrace the 'beautiful mess' of family life.

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basketball swishing through a hoop

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David Robinson: Parenting in the Fourth Quarter

Joshua Cooley

NBA legend David Robinson talks about preparing to launch his three sons.

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Ted Dekker and his family

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Ted Dekker's Family Journey

Jeremy V. Jones

In the Dekker household, and perhaps in your own, fiction and parenting are closer than you think.

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Dads Can Be Heroes to Their Kids

Dr. Meg Meeker

Dads can take back the role they’ve been given and become a hero to their children.

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A young boy batting with Dad catching for him

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Are Your Parenting Fears Hurting Your Kids?

Joshua Straub

Avoid three common parenting fears so you can provide the emotional safety your kids need to be who God created them to be.

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A young girl wearing bunny ears is pouting in a corner by herself; arms are folded.

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Does a Child's Bad Behavior Mean You're a Bad Parent?

Karen Ehman

Your child’s bad behavior does not necessarily mean you’re a bad parent. Here’s why.

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A young lad is looking up and has filled his cheeks with a breath of air.

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Are You a Marshmallow Mom?

Joanne Kraft

Marshmallows moms are sweet. Who doesn’t love sugar? But being overly soft and sweet in our parenting can be detrimental to our kids.

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Illustration of three boys with arms around each other as if being there for each other

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Teaching Boys to Show Empathy

Jim Daly

Biblical manhood means responding to the emotions of others thoughtfully and empathetically.

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Natalie and her family: Bernie, Sadie and twins Gracie (wearing eyeglasses) and Bella

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Natalie Grant: Music and Motherhood

Andrea Osmun

Christian music artist Natalie Grant opens up about music, mothering and how God changed her plans for a family.

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Illustration of a father and mother in a child's nursery. The mother is lifting the baby from his crib and she looks uncertain.

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Parenting: Take This Job and Love It

Arlene Pellicane

Five simple tips will help you thrive as a parent. 

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Illustration of a young boy pulling a frog from a swampy area

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The Best Way a Son Learns to Be a Man

Glenn Stanton

Most boys enter healthy manhood with the help of a "point man" — someone who leads the way and offers support through the trials of life.

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Parents and kids on the same parenting team

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Parents Working Together

When Dad and Mom work together as a team, kids benefit from their parenting.

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Dad is driving, Mom is in the passenger seat, and two children are in the back seat as they all go on a trip together

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An Intentional Parenting Strategy for Andy and Sandra Stanley

Sandra Stanley

Andy and Sandra Stanley navigated their years as parents of children in the home through the use of four general stages of parenting.

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Illustration of a father confronting his son who is standing on a dining chair and coloring with a crayon on the wall

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Are You Kind to Your Kids?

Danny Huerta, MSW, LCSW, LSSW

There is no need to be rude in your parenting. Instead, approach family life with a sensible and respectful tone.

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Mom and two teen daughters are sitting on the couch leaning against each other.

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'Am I a Bad Parent?'

Gary Thomas

I could do better, and I make mistakes. But does that make me a bad parent?

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