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Parenting Teens - Christian Family Resources

Why You Should Stop Telling Your Kids "Because I Said So"

It’s tempting to resort to “because I said so” when we are questioned. But is that the most God-honoring way to parent?

10 Lies the World Tells Your Teen About Sex

As parents, we can’t be too busy to listen. We can’t just assume kids are safe or shy away from difficult topics.

10 Things Every Teenage Girl Needs to Know

There are so many things I know now, that I wish I could have known then. Here are 10 things I wish every girl could hear.

Father-to-Son Talks

The Proverbs are a training manual for a father to use with his teenage boys. It is a book to help fathers plant into the minds of their sons the principles of godly instruction.

Do You Want Happy Kids?

Christian parents begin with good intentions, but fall into their own dreams for their children's lives, rather than God's.

How to Get Your Teenager Talking

Teens actually do have a lot to say, and they want to be heard. They will open up if you approach conversations wisely.

9 Tips for Parenting Troubled Teens

No Christian parent plans to have a troubled teenager. But there is hope for those who do.

12 Things Every Dad Should Say to His Kids

Words matter. Our kids need to hear them. They thrive under encouraging, supporting, heart-felt words.

How to Handle Rejection

Many of us have scars and wounds from the past that leave us reeling. But will the past haunt us forever?

9 Ways to Parent Well in an Age of Technology

With every generation, raising children takes on new challenges never before seen by parents.

How Many Teens are Leaving the Church?

You've probably heard the scary stats: 86% of teens drop out of church. But what does research really show?

God's Advice for Graduates

Nearly two million students are graduating from college this month. Let's think about this in light of Scripture.

Help! My Teen is a Money Monster

There are few gifts you can give your kids more valuable than the skills and attitudes they need to be great money managers.

To Train Up a Pharisee? Dissecting Michael & Debi Pearl's Parenting Guide

Michael and Debi Pearl’s method of discipline has many advocates, but critics say it lacks the gospel.

Are You "Crossing" Your Children?

"Crossing” is simply another name for “active parenting.” Crossing is being involved in your child’s life and knowing their activities.

Helping Our Teens Deal with Painful Peer Relationships

Although some situations may warrant quick adult intervention, my ultimate goal as a parent is to train my daughter to stand strong.

Parenting, Aging, and the American Dream

Due to life expectancy, Baby Boomers are the first generation that is managing the care of their parents while still raising children.

Learning How to Love the Unlovable Child

If I’m being honest there were times in my early years as a stepmom that I didn’t even like my stepsons, much less love them.

  • Laura Petherbridge |
  • April 01, 2014 |
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Preparing Your Teens for College

Raising teenagers is a challenge in today's world.

The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

Sometimes, the root cause of unhappiness is an issue of contentment. How will you help your teens battle discontentment?

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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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