Resources on Parenting

Add the coronavirus pandemic to the list of topics—like sexuality and transgender bathrooms—that we feel ill-prepared to talk to our children about. As parents, we don’t get to choose what subjects become forefront and relevant to our children’s lives. We... Continue...

I’ll never forget the “Great Storm of ‘93.” Twenty-seven years ago, on March 12, 1993, a large cyclone formed over the Gulf of Mexico and became a rare snow storm that affected the southeastern region of the United States all... Continue...

The ministry of family restoration brings with it difficulty and lots of work. And honestly, if you’re doing it to measure success and see many come to faith and join your church, you will be quickly disappointed. This important work... Continue...

“I just really like my work, but I like being home more too,” my friend shared with me over coffee one evening. It wasn’t that she didn’t want to be with her kids or that she didn’t have a love... Continue...

I began substitute teaching in our school district last fall, having been encouraged by two friends to try it out. Like many who work as substitutes, I pursued it because it allowed me to be home with my children and... Continue...

The Christmas tree is up, our house is decorated, and my children are ecstatic about the holidays. ‘Tis the season for school holiday parties, company Christmas gift exchanges, and family gatherings. I can quickly feel the hustle and bustle attempt... Continue...

Jamie Ivey shares how parents can talk to their kid about social media. Continue...

A new survey about tweens and teenagers confirms what most of us already knew: our kids are spending a lot of time online and watching video content. Common Sense Media released a survey about online video consumption and children last... Continue...

I vividly remember the PSA that came on TV during my childhood. Between Saturday morning cartoon episodes came a commercial sponsored by Partnership for a Drug Free America with the famous tagline: “Parents who use drugs have children who use... Continue...

It was still dark and somewhat cool outside when my oldest son and I stepped onto the front porch. We set down our coffee cups (mine a double espresso and his a decaf with plenty of milk) and opened up... Continue...