Young Children

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I Couldn’t Believe My Husband Said That!

Later that night I told my husband thank you. “What you did this afternoon changed our whole day. Thanks for saying what you said and doing what you did.”

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5 Things Millennial Parents Are Doing Better Than Their Parents

Research shows millennials may be the most family-oriented generation in the last 50 years. Millennial parents are changing the norm to raise healthy kids.

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Teaching Respect: 8 Tips for a Snark-free Summer

Requiring respect is a gift we give our kids (and ourselves!). But in a parenting age aiming to be gentler and more aware of kids’ emotions, it’s not easy.

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‘Audrey and John Sitting in a Tree …’ Are Elementary Crushes All Innocent?

My son’s first day of first grade introduction worksheet: What do you like to do with your friends? His answer, in wonderfully legible pencil: Chase girls.

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Negotiating Parental Leave for the Working Mom with a New Baby

Who is responsible for making ends meet when a new baby joins a family – the new parents, their employers, or the government?

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Three Times a Day to Intentionally Connect With Your Child

Consider mornings, mealtimes and bedtime as opportunities for making a heart connection with your child. And trust that God, in His sovereignty, will fill the gaps in between.

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Even Toddlers Can Memorize Scripture

If toddlers can memorize favorite songs and stories, why not help them learn the Word of God?

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Q&A: Should Children See Parents Argue?

Kids learn how to resolve conflict by watching us do it.

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Potty Training a Strong-Willed Child

You must set the rules and the boundaries, not your toddler.

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Q&A: Babysitter Blues

How can we break our 3-year-old of throwing tantrums when the sitter comes over?

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