Childhood Norms

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Think of the changes in the past two millennia – they are extensive! Our children live lives that would in many regards be unimaginable for the children of Jesus’ time. In this two-part article, Sarah Harris considers a childhood in the Nazareth of Jesus’ day.

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Awakening Spiritual Parenting in Today's Families

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Perhaps you are like me; everywhere I turn, there is someone having an inspiring discussion about Family Ministry and the need to raise up spiritual parents in the home. Or maybe you relate more to my experience as a young mom, wondering, “will I make it through this day alive and sane?!” Yet now, just one year away from being an empty nester, I can’t help but wonder how it all happened so fast!

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Emotional Resilience in Children

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What is the reassurance a child needs when they discover Dad loves alcohol more than he wants to provide for them? What hope does a child need to know when Mum is terminally ill? What reassurance would be strong enough for them to cling to when their parents decide divorce is their best option?

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Spirituality with Children

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Our children have a wealth of spirituality that may be expressed and nurtured in a number of ways. Journeying with our children enriches both them and us and can help all know more of God.

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How Would Jesus Parent?

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Just imagine if Jesus had been a parent, and if he’d designed a parenting course for his followers. It would run on six Tuesday nights during the school term, at 7:30pm in someone’s lounge, with cake to share and ring binders of notes, right?

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A Better Way to Say Sorry

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The speaker started off with a rant about how No one teaches children how to apologize properly these days. My ears perked up, because I didn’t really know of any way to teach them other than to… just make them say it: Sorry.

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What's Spiritual about Parenting?

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In the April issue of the Baptist Magazine, Michelle Anthony shares some thoughts with us about spiritual parenting. She notes that, “spiritual parenting is not perfect parenting but rather imperfect parenting from a spiritual perspective.” Here, she unpacks this a little further with some practical pointers.

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How to involve your family in financial decisions

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Involving our children in our financial decisions may be one way to break the generational cycle of debt

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Boomers guide to grandparenting

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Baby boomers have the spirit and style to meet grandparenting challenges head on. Here's how...

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Build Relationship With Your Child - a close parent-child bond doesn't just happen

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Here are some tips to encourage you in one of the greatest pursuits of your lifetime — building a relationship with your child.

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Five Things Every Child Needs

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Passing on a vibrant, 24/7 faith to our children requires all of us to be involved and to be intentional. What is something you can do to help provide these five essentials for the children of your family or faith community?

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Blending Two Spiritual Lives

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Loving God is a great place to build a foundation for spiritual intimacy within a marriage. by Susan Mathis

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Making devotions fun for kids

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Do you find it hard to teach your children the importance of faith? For many Christians, this is one of the most challenging parts of being a parent. It takes discipline and creativity to find ways to engage your children in faith – but it’s not impossible! Here are some ideas to keep kids involved and enthusiastic about time with God

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