Parenting

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Parenting Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help you on your parenting journey
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How should I talk to my Primary aged child about Santa Claus? She's been asking a lot of questions about him. I am ready to tell her the truth, but I'm hesitant because I don't want her to think that...
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Psychologist Judith Wallerstein followed a group of children of divorce from the 1970s into the 1990s. She expected to find that kids bounce back from divorce, interviewing them 18 months, 5, 10, 15...
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Imagine trying to be both mum and dad for your children, when you only feel like a half a parent! The challenges of parenting solo, and how to add godly rituals, healthy boundaries, and fun into...
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Most of us are OK with being late, especially with the arrival of technology that allows us to let everyone else know that we are “on our way.” You aren’t late when you tell them you are coming,...
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Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful opportunity for kids to pamper Mum and Dad. Why not ask your children to host a special Valentine’s Day dinner for you at home? Married couples can enjoy a romantic...
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"I feel plain, unlikable and lonely," despairs Lisa, a bright teenager from a loving home. "It seems nobody wants to be my friend — or at least my really good friend. What's wrong with me?" Like Lisa...
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In addition to feeling a sense of loss, especially if a parent has left the home, children may experience shame, humiliation, fear, instability, and confusion. This may manifest in any number of ways...
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Peacemaking takes practice… I was teaching some peacemaking principles to some primary-school age kids recently, and we went through an imaginary scenario where two kids were fighting about something...
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When we value human beings because they are created in God’s image, it changes our perspective on children born with special needs. Hear how Emily Colson learned to see her son’s autism in a positive...
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Your child is glued to his phone...so how do you connect with him beyond the screen? Dr. Kathy Koch will help you combat the negative influences of technology on your kids and provide practical ways...
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You've just found out your spouse may be struggling with homosexuality. Waves of crippling emotions including shock, fear, and panic are washing over you, and you're not certain where to turn or who...
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We’ll share a big secret — the relationships between mum, dad and teenager are all part of God’s plan to help you become more sensitive and caring, and more like Jesus Christ! Learn more about...