Cultivating Responsibility in Preteens and Teens

This article is the first chapter of the book Cultivating Responsibility written to help parents know how to build internal motivation and initiative in young people. The Bible extols the virtuous woman, and likewise the man of God. But…
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Electronics Addiction: The Warning Signs

Electronics are an important part of our lives. Wise use of electronics gathers necessary and helpful information for use in life. Electronics are a source of learning and problem solving. They provide quick and easy connection to friends…

A Theology of Morality: Exploring Family Rules

In family life, rules are an inherent part of our daily interactions. Some rules are explicitly stated, while others are understood and ingrained in our family dynamics. It's common for both parents and children to harbor mixed feelings towards…
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Read the Book: Parenting is Heart Work

Parenting is a journey filled with countless challenges and joys. It's an adventure that tests the limits of our patience, resilience, and love. While there's no one-size-fits-all manual for raising children, there are guiding principles rooted…

This Correction Technique Saved Our Family!

Correction is a vital aspect of parenting, yet it often sparks tension, resistance, and even drama within family dynamics. As parents, we must equip ourselves with effective strategies to navigate the challenging terrain of correction. Moreover,…

Help Your Child Navigate Big Emotions

By Presenter, Coach and Guest Blogger BJ Meurer In the journey of parenting, there's no GPS to navigate the intricate pathways of emotions. Every family needs a roadmap for helping their children manage BIG emotions when they come. Yet…

How to Maximize Each Correction Episode

Correcting children is essential, but how can we navigate this process in a way that reduces tension and fosters growth? Let’s explore the theological concept of repentance and its practical application within the home. Repentance is a…

How to Communicate to Your Child When You Mean Business

Many parents find themselves frustrated when their children fail to follow instructions effectively. A child might exhibit a bad attitude, require multiple reminders, ignore, or even run away when given instructions. These situations can hinder…
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Teaching Your Child about Sex, Transgender, and a Biblical Worldview

In the intricate tapestry of parenting, few topics, hold as much weight and sensitivity as discussing sex and gender identity with our children. As parents, we are interested in shaping our children’s understanding of these critical aspects…

Cooperation Smooths Out Family Life

THE SUMMERTIME SWITCH School’s out, and the summertime switch has happened: kids switch from being at school to being at home. But there’s something that happens with this switch that quite frankly bothers me.   Let…