Articles on Parenting

Understanding the facts Less than a year after the Charlie Gard case, another terminally ill British infant is gaining international attention and raising concerns about the rights of parents in Britain. A few months after he was born in May... Continue...

“My mom said you are welcome to come to our home and play anytime!” I turned, astonished, to look at who said this to my son as we were waiting to cross the street to go into school one morning.... Continue...

What a happy, life-altering, exhausting, and intimidating thing it is to be a parent of small children. There are moments of undeniable joy and laughter—holding your newborn, hearing him laugh for the first time, singing to her, teaching him to... Continue...

As a parent, you are in a race against the culture to establish what is “normal” in the area of sexual behaviors and attitudes. The sexual revolution has lowered the age at which children are exposed to sexual activity. Young... Continue...

I will never forget the day I received a call from our then four-year-old daughter’s Sunday School teacher. It was a conversation I was not quite prepared for, and to say that I was left speechless is an understatement. This... Continue...

On December 25, kids and teenagers across the nation woke up to find they’d received their first iPhone, Kindle, tablet, or personal computer. Maybe you were one of the brave parents who decided to give a device to your child... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Have you ever been in a situation where your child asks you about a complex cultural issue and you don't feel equipped to answer their questions? The... Continue...

Over the past few months, I have been transitioning my position (college pastor) to my associate. My family and I are in the process of moving to Boston to plant a church, and we developed a plan to hand off... Continue...

The latest news stories seem to be filled with example after example of prominent leaders, actors, or politicians who have been accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault. With these complex issues happening frequently, how can parents navigate conversations about... Continue...

In the last few years, I have had the great privilege of discipling a few younger women in my church. Their joyful and eager spirits have been life giving to me, and our relationships have provided a new ministry purpose... Continue...