Six Conversations to Have with Your Teen about Sexuality

Six conversations to have with your teen about sexuality

Is there a more difficult hot-button topic for Christian teens today than issues of sexuality? Secular culture has their own version of “good news”:…


what good moms are supposed to do

What “good” moms are supposed to do

By the time our second child, Brett, came along, I was pretty sure I had the parenting thing all figured out since, you know, I’d been a mom for…


How to wait when you’re ready for a breakthrough

How to wait when you’re ready for a breakthrough

Sometimes it can feel like everyone else is getting a breakthrough for their child except you. You are doing everything a good Christian parent…


How do I talk to my kids about my past?

How do I talk to my kids about my past?

The first time I ever spoke into a microphone was at a ladies tea at my church, and I felt like a contestant on American Idol. This was what I was…


8 messages to strengthen your child’s self-perception

8 messages to strengthen your child’s self-perception

As Christian parents, one of our most important responsibilities is to nurture our children’s self-esteem. The way we talk to our kids profoundly…


Creating a rhythm of prayer for your family

Life is loud. You’re bombarded with demands and needs at home, at work, and in your community. A child cries, laundry overflows, and dishes pile up.…


What I want my kids to know if they ever struggle with their mental health

What I want my kids to know if they ever struggle with their mental health

As parents, we want to ensure our kids are kind and will be a good friend to others. As Christian parents, we want them to know and love…


Faith inspired tips for raising highly sensitive children

Faith inspired tips for raising highly sensitive children

Parenting is an adventure filled with unexpected joys and challenges that shape us as caregivers. If you’re blessed to be raising a highly sensitive…


Three prayers for the new school year

Three prayers for the new school year

One of the most powerful gifts we can give our children is the gift of prayer. As a community, Christian Parenting is spending this school year…