How do you know if you're ready to be a stepdad? Ron Deal talks with Bob Lepine and Dennis Rainey and gives insight into this important role. He encourages men to step out in faith and rely on God's wisdom for a role that can be daunting, but rewarding.
Nancy Guthrie recalls a season in her parenting when she realized she was worrying a lot more than praying. She realized her desires needed to be shaped by the Word of God. Using the Scriptures to pray helps parents pray for even deeper things.
Nancy Guthrie wants to see children grounded in the Scriptures and practicing real prayer. This requires that children understand who God is. If we want our kids to have an intimate relationship with God, we need to model that.
Men often like to cut to the bottom line of a conversation, but a girl's heart often opens by sharing words. Michelle Watson Canfield bridges that gap by sharing practical communication tips.
Girls long for a good relationship with their dads, but dads often have a hard time knowing how to engage. Michelle Watson Canfield shares conversation starters that can knit the hearts of dads and daughters together.
In seasons of change, parents need to help their kids process. Meg Robbins talks about walking with her kids through a major move. Sabrina McDonald tells how she coached her kids through becoming a blended family.
Stepfamily instability can bring confusion and shame to families. But God works through imperfect people. Listen to Ron Deal's conversation with Ray and Robin McKelvy about God's love and grace that brought resilience and redemption to their stepfamily.
Our world expects moms and stepmoms to be against each other. But it doesn't have to be that way. In this episode, Ron Deal speaks with Jessical Patterson, a licensed counselor and mom and stepmom about how to mitigate the battle of the moms.
Do you have a child with special needs? Ginny Owens, Jennifer Shaw, Paul MIller, Sarah Parshall Perry, and Amy Julia Becker share stories of faith, joy, and hardship unique to parenting special children.
Whether you are sending a child to college, or you are planning a wedding, releasing children can be difficult. Barbara Rainey, Susan Yates, and Bruce Johnston share how they managed this pivotal transition.