Jill Rigby explains how emphasizing self-esteem over service encourages a child's natural selfishness.
Three suggestions for modeling conflict resolution to your kids.
What are some ways to teach my children about money?
Help your children take responsibility for their actions.
A champion gymnast learns that healing for her troubled relationship with her father takes more than hard work and determination. An excerpt from a new book, Growing Together in Forgiveness.
By building your child's character, you can help shape the future.
We need to realize that we are not just asking for an apology, but we are also training their consciences.
Gratitude is not natural; it must be nurtured.
You can use all sorts of methods to teach your children how to earn, save, invest, and spend wisely.
When we got out of the car, I could tell I had picked a bad day to bring a little kid to the mall.
Using chores to teach responsibility.
Lying, no matter how small, is a big deal. If our children are going to develop the discipline to always embrace the truth, it will be with our help.
This can be a time in your child’s life when she can begin to wean herself from her parents and begin to form her own identity.
These steps will help you keep track of the truth.
The child who is developing more complex thinking abilities now has a better set of tools to use in being deceitful.
Your children are watching where you spend your time, money, and resources.
As we shape our children’s convictions we need to be careful to give them God’s perspective of lies, false appearances, and misrepresentations of the truth.
Parenting isn’t just a manual task—it’s the shaping of a life.
Do your children know what you expect of them when they spend the night with a friend?
Here are some ways to test how well your child is handling the deceit trap.
We need to model and teach a commitment to excellence.
A life of integrity is a life you can trust.
Our children have approached their simple household chores with all the enthusiasm normally expressed for a root canal.
Our love will be the stabilizing power that I hope God will use to pull this child through these turbulent times.
Guidance for teaching your children to be sensitive to potential danger.
Toddlers make mothers feel like they have lost control of the family.
The beloved coach was raised by a father who believed in building character.
Our children need to catch a vision for being an ambassador for Christ.
Eight "foundation builders" to help parents as they seek to cultivate strong friendships with their young children.
What chores can children do at specific ages? The following chart gives some ideas of what is possible.
Manners were God's idea first.
Ten ways to ensure that your child will not succeed.
Here's a list of values and character traits that helped us focus on biblical priorities in our parenting.
Four tips for interacting with a stubborn child.
Here's help if you're concerned about how your children talk to you and to each other.
Each word you speak takes root for good or bad in the hearts of those who hear it.
One word can sometimes make or break a person.
Children are like wet cement. The time to impress their hearts for good is when they're small.
Sometimes we know what to do, but lack the courage to do it.
Whether done in a school yard or online, it hurts to be bullied.
Sometimes it takes courage to speak up.
What would you do if you had more courage?
What courageous thing have you done lately?
A fence keeps your kids safe while they play outdoors.
Do your kids have access to drugs?
What would your child do if offered drugs?
Building better relationships with your kids
On today's broadcast, Chick-fil-A president and founder, Truett Cathy, tells you how you can make a difference in the life of a child.
Do you praise God even in the bad times?
Sometimes it takes a story to jar us to reality.