FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting®

Small-Group Series

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If you’re loving FamilyLife’s Art of Parenting® small-group series, you’ll be glad to know there’s more where that came from. Enjoy bonus video clips, printable downloads, helpful articles, and other features.

Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

The Goal of Parenting

 

7 Priorities for Great Parenting

If we had only 30 minutes to talk with you, here’s the advice we would pass on. Read Article

 

 

Crafting God’s Arrows

A biblical battle plan for parenting. Read Article

 

 

Don’t Miss Those Teachable Moments

You never know when God will give you an opportunity to imprint His values on your children. Read Article
Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Forming Character

 

The Power of a Parent

By building your child’s character, you can help shape the future. Read Article

 

 

Getting to the Heart of Your Child’s Behavior

Too many parents focus on changing a child’s behavior. More important is what’s going on in the child’s heart. Read Article

 

 

Parenting Is Not About Raising Well-Behaved Kids

If you view your kids as sinners who need salvation, you’ll see parenting as a rescue mission. Read Article

 

If You Want to Tame Your Child’s Tongue, Start With Your Own

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is disciplined speech. Read Article
Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Applying Discipline

 

Quick Tips for Disciplining Toddlers

Having raised five children, I’ve learned a few things I hope might encourage you. Read Article

 

 

Disciplining Your Children Is Challenging, but Vital

Seeing the fruit of correcting your children requires delayed gratification. Read Article

 

 

The “Forgotten” Part of Discipline

How could a child be happy after being disciplined? Read Article

 

Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Building Relationships

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10 Ideas: Overcoming Sibling Rivalry

As we raised our six children, Barbara and I had many opportunities to train them to get along with each other. Read Article

 

 

Taming the Wild Tongues in Your Family

Here’s help if you’re concerned about how your children talk to you and to each other. Read Article

 

 

Building Friendships With Your Young Children

Eight “foundation builders” to help parents as they seek to cultivate strong friendships with their young children.
Read Article

 

Stepping Up as a Dad

I realized I needed to be intentional in raising my children. Fortunately, I had a good model: my own father, Hook Rainey.
Read Article

 

If I Could Be a Young Mom Again

Grandmothers share what they would do differently as young moms. Read Article

 

 

25 Tips for Avoiding Mom Burnout

A list for those who—like me—struggle with overcommitting and overworking. Read Article

 

Memories That Bind a Family

Your most valuable family possessions are the shared experiences and memories that link your hearts together.
Read Article
Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Understanding Identity

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Teaching Children About Having A Heart That Follows God

Here’s a ‘game’ I developed to help my kids understand spiritual priorities as they begin to face the pressures and temptations of their world. Read Article

 

 

5 Ways My Parents Shaped My Spiritual Life

My parents showed me how to walk as a believer and honor Christ in all things. Read Article

 

 

Helping Your Children Put Their Trust in Christ

Your calling as a parent is to model a faith that is authentic and strong. Read Article

 

Making Your Home a Hub of Faith

Ideas for creating a gravitational pull that brings family members closer to each other and to God. Read Article

 

Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Nurturing Identity

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How do I teach my children about sex so that they will stay pure until they are married?

Five steps for developing and implementing a sex education plan. Read Article

 

 

Why Did God Invent Sex?

First in a three-part series on God’s design for sexuality. Click here to read part two, and click here to read part three. For years I have spoken about marital… Read Article
Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

Preparing for Mission

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Releasing Your Arrows

At some point, all parents need to release their children and trust in God’s plan for their lives, no matter where that plan takes them. Read Article

 

 

Advice to My Graduating Senio

The greatest commandments are to love God and love others, but what does this look like for a college student? Read Article

 

10 Ideas to Challenge Your Teenage Son to Make His Faith His Own

Here are a few steps you can take to create the right environment for your son to grow in his faith while he’s still living in your home. Read Article

 

Shaping Your Childs Destiny

Helping children understand that significance is found in fulfilling God’s purpose for their lives. Read Article

Bonus Content

Videos, articles and free downloads that correspond with each session.

The Power of Family

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When Things Fall Apart

Seven promises for brokenhearted parents Read Article

 

 

The Power of Praying for Your Children

What we learned about prayer for our children as they prepared for and entered adolescence. Read Article

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