Roles

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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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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Mother lying on bed with her baby with an open Bible off to the side

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Motherhood

Tosha Lamdin Williams

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

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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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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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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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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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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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