Adoption and foster care can be so overwhelming that it takes all the focus and energy that parents can muster to survive and provide what they feel is best. Here are 7 ways to survive and even thrive.
How do you teach your children that Christmas is about the birth of Jesus – in the midst of Santa, toys and the crazy holiday schedule? Here are 5 ways you can make Jesus the focus, and make it fun for the kids!
If we don’t learn to put technology, in all its forms, in its proper place, we will miss out on many of the best parts of life. Here are 6 guidelines to know when technology is helping rather than hurting.
Paul David Tripp uses 1 John 4 to define "cruciform" (in the shape of the cross) love and how it shapes the way we relate to our children.
Because Jesus came, kids can help shape the culture rather than being shaped by it. They can radiate with a new identity, one that’s not based in earning or deserving.
The command to love your neighbors can be easier to obey with your kids than without. Here are a few ways that children can help us know and love our neighbors.
The coming wave of homework, deadlines, and meetings is daunting. And when that wave crashes, it can quickly wash away my good intentions to be more disciplined in the things that matter.
For many parents, sending their children off to college for the first time can be a time of intense emotions. If you’re a parent in this season of life, here are 5 things to consider as you send your student off to college.
A Matt Chandler interview about marriage and it's real cultural significance that should encourage the people of God to speak to our world in love regarding this issue.
God’s original hope and intention for people–all people–that their lives and families would show the world what he is really like. You may not have been raised this way, but the next best time to begin...is now.
God calls himself a Father, so the way a dad loves his daughter is a big influence on how that young woman will feel about God for her whole life.
God uniquely designed your kids to reflect certain aspects of His nature. What does this mean for your parenting?
No matter how your family celebrates Christmas, you will have to face “the Santa question” at some point.
Walking our children through the Old Testament and showing how it all points to Jesus helps them understand why the birth of a baby boy in Bethlehem is such a big deal.
Here's a simple activity to help your family remember God's goodness to you throughout the year.
In our godly desire to keep our kids safe, have we also kept our children from following Jesus wherever he might lead them?
While a child's desire to get baptized is always an occasion to rejoice, it's important for parents to discern when is the right time to celebrate this important step in every Christian's life.
The largest group of not-yet-believers we may ever interact with lives under our own roofs.
However you decide to lead your family this Halloween, chances are your kids will be jealous of what some of their friends get to do that they can't participate in. How can you respond with truth and love?
To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat—that is the question. Parents everywhere are weighing the pros and cons of taking part in the impending Halloween holiday. Here's some much-needed perspective.