When connecting with your newborn isn’t your natural response
Attachment & Bonding
Rules are important, but connecting with your teen is essential.
You married someone who’s very different from you! It’s part of God’s design. While your differences can be a lot of fun, they can also create a lot of tension. John talks to Erin about ways that a couple can have fun with their differences. Featuring Mrs. Melanie Shankle.
I am ashamed to admit that I once wondered if fostering children was worth the risk to my heart.
There are many creative activities to do with your kids that can bring laughter and a sweet time of bonding. Here are fifteen creative ideas to get you started.
I never really thought about foster parenting or adoption. I simply figured that I would one day marry and that my wife and I would together create a “traditional” family. My plan wasn’t actually a plan; it was an assumption.
Is God prompting you to foster? To adopt? To support foster and adoptive families? Maybe you’ve prayed about it, but you still feel unequipped and fearful. Well, you’re not alone.
As I sit with our 6-year-old son and talk about Pearl. I tell him about her facial malformations and about our fears for her.
There is a world of hurting children who need to experience the love and compassion of caring foster parents.
Each mom’s journey through the stages of motherhood will look slightly different. Mothers, overall, tend to handle certain things in each stage of their child’s life in certain ways. Those tendencies can be helpful as we journey through each stage of our child’s life