Children

Parenting: Love is the Answer

Parenting: Love is the Answer

The primary factor in raising children is love. If parents can just learn to treat their children with love and consideration, the children will feel loved and secure. Most parents can’t be with... Read More »

Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Thoughts on Mothers and Motherhood

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. –William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British Novelist The role of a mother is probably the most important career a woma... Read More »

Children Are Forever

Children Are Forever

Bearing babies and raising children is the greatest experience in this natural life. Children are eternal gifts–not just for a time, but for eternity. Babies are so close to God–straight f... Read More »

Love As Seen Through the Eyes Of Children

Love As Seen Through the Eyes Of Children

A group of social scientists asked this question to a group of four-to-eight-year-olds: “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined.... Read More »

Confident Children

Confident Children

By Alex Peterson Parents who are concerned about their children’s progress at each stage of their development, as nearly all parents are, need to realize what an important role a child’s s... Read More »

Tips on Parenting

Tips on Parenting

Little children don’t understand everything that’s going on, but they trust you that you understand, that what you say goes, and what you say is true; they believe in you. That’s why it’s so important... Read More »

Teaching Children to Control Negative Feelings

Teaching Children to Control Negative Feelings

Raising children is no easy task, and there are no shortcuts. The ever-shifting ocean of emotions that children go through at various ages and stages poses one of the greatest challenges to parents. H... Read More »

My Parenting Safari

My Parenting Safari

While living in Gambia, West Africa, my five-year-old son Chris and I went on a trip to the village of Sintet, where our group of volunteers from the Family International was helping to build a school... Read More »

What Makes a Dad Great

What Makes a Dad Great

Remember how the father [in the parable Jesus told of the prodigal son] acted when the boy returned home?1 Did he run up and sniff his breath to see if he had been drinking? Did he comment on how poor... Read More »

Growing Together

Growing Together

It’s not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can’t tell my children to reach f... Read More »