We all want kids who obey. But should we expect immediate obedience? As always, the Bible has some answers to this question. Includes a practical application.
Category - Parenting Basics
What every parent needs to know.
When's the last time you prioritized your spouse over your kids? Here are some tips to make your marriage first in your family.
"I'm bored" is the bane of every parent- especially when you look around and see toys everywhere. Here we look at 2 reasons why your kids are bored and what you can do about it.
If meal time leaves you exhausted, try these tips to shift the dynamics around food in your home. Reclaim meal time as family time.
Do you find that your discipline falls flat? Maybe it isn't discipline at all. Here we look to God's word to learn what what God considers ineffective discipline.
Some kids are good at pitting one parent against the other. Don't fall for it! Make a commitment to be a unified in your parenting with these tips.
The Bible is rich with parenting advice. Here we learn the art of keeping our cool in crisis from the prophet Elisha.
Do you ever feel reluctant to discipline your kids? If so, you are not alone - the "man after God's own heart" did the same. This article will explore four different reasons why parents may avoid discipline and what you can do about it.
Here we address the real reason God gave us the 10 Commandments and how we can use this information to share the gospel with our children every day.
There is some surprisingly helpful parenting advice in the book of Leviticus. Here we take a look at a biblical model for discipline based on God's relationship with the nation of Israel.
How do you parent the children you have been given? Here are five tips to help Christian parents tailor their parenting to the unique children in their homes.
It seems to be so much easier to be kind and patient with other people's children. Find out why this happens and what Christian parents can do about it.
Have your kids become the sole focus of your life? Check out these 10 signs that you may have developed an unbalanced relationship.
The two most important Christian parenting tools are prayer and relationship. How is your relationship with your children? How deep does it go? Read on to find out ways that you can build and maintain a great relationship with your kids - one that will become the foundation for future change.
What is the most effective parenting tool you have? Parenting tools (like time out and ignoring) are important tools to have. But if we miss the most foundational tools of all, we will only be scratching the surface. Here we will explore the first of these two Christian parenting essentials.
"No" is a small but powerful word. Here we learn about some viable alternatives as well as some ways to use "no" effectively.
Kids who listen and obey are like the holy grail of parenting. If your children are struggling in this area, try this one simple change to your parenting style that will help increase their compliance and obedience.
Most children know that they should not talk to strangers. But do our kids know who qualifies as a stranger? Here we will get back to basics and explore what you can say to make sure your children know how to be safe.