Roles

The Power of Fathers

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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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A mom holding her preschooler in her lap and comforting him

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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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A dad bent over with his arm around his discouraged, soccer-playing daughter

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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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Father and son laughing and cuddling on sofa

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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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Illustration of a mother with symbols of her life on a string held between her hands. A small female figure is seen as a silhouette running away in the lower right corner.

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Motherhood

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

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Chosen for Fatherhood

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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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Busy mother cooking and talking on the phone with her two daughters

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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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Mother and father with their two boys, outdoors

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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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Portrait of happy girls and their mother making pastry in the kitchen

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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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Fatherhood

Traci Gray

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

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Happy family on the sofa giving mother presents

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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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Fathers — Stay Close to Your Child

Focus on the Family

An absent or negative father-child relationship can produce long-lasting damage in their lives.

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Photo illustration showing the same man in four career positions: commander, coach, consultant and counselor

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The Four Phases of Parenthood

Bob Hostetler

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

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