Resources on Parenting

“Am I doing this right?” I was holding a diaper, looking down at the tiny squirming newborn who wouldn’t keep still. Little did I know how often I would ask myself that question in the years to come—and that diapers... Continue...

Sometimes parenting can feel a lot like the plot of the movie “Groundhog Day,” especially if your kids are little. Each day can feel like a grind as you go through the same routines. You wake the kids, dress them,... Continue...

Birthing, adoption choices, feeding, training, educating, keeping our tempers in check when everyone’s having a bad day. The temptation to act like we have it together and know what we’re doing is present at all stages of life, but I’ve... Continue...

“How can you get so attached to foster children when you could lose them?’ Of all the foster care questions, this is by far the most common. This question assumes a very clear and universal premise: parenting involves attachment. And... Continue...

How can parents form the moral imagination of their kids? Phil Vischer shares how storytelling can be an effective tool for creating a biblical framework for imagination and creativity. Continue...

As summer comes to an end, parents are returning to the familiar school experiences of packing lunches, operating car pools, and coordinating sports practice. But, we can get so caught up in the transition back to school that we don’t... Continue...

If you have a child with autism like I do, you’ve probably devoured stacks of books on the subject. Videos, articles, seminars, podcasts—you’re on your way to becoming a self-taught expert if you’re not already there. You probably have a... Continue...

“No!” often evokes a negative response. Perhaps it’s a recollection of someone shouting the phrase at you out of seemingly unprovoked anger; or maybe it’s a memory of a once wide-open door slammed shut right in front of you. Regardless,... Continue...

How can parents can help their children trade the comfort of “fitting in” for the calling of standing out? Jen Wilkin calls on parents to raise their children to stand out rather than fit in.  Continue...