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I’m a single parent and unable to tithe
I’m a single parent and unable to tithe

I need prayer in a very real way. I am a 38 year old, single mother of a beautiful six year old boy–he is the only reason that I am able to continue. I have been divorced for almost seven years and I get no support other than what I make. I am so far […]

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Be A Parent Coach
Be A Parent Coach

Columbine High School: a tragedy etched in a nation’s conscience. For parents in Littleton, Colorado, the unthinkable happened in their high school. For some, the nightmare happened in their family. While the nightly news has moved on to other anomalies, our nation still reels with the reality that teenagers can kill their classmates. National Public […]

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Helicopter Parent Syndrome
Helicopter Parent Syndrome

“The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.” said Frank A. Clark. If he’s right, then so-called “helicopter parents” (overprotective moms and dads who “swoop in” at a moments notice to protect their kids and prevent them from failing) are missing the mark. Why have we […]

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The Power of a Parent
The Power of a Parent

The Great Wall of China is one of the great wonders of the world, a true masterpiece of engineering. I’m told that six horses could trot side by side on top of it. I’ve walked on it, and I was amazed to see this massive structure snake its way through the mountains. China built the […]

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Step-parent dilemma
Step-parent dilemma

My fiancee has a 5 year old daughter by a previous marriage. His ex-wife has remarried, and along with her new husband, causes a lot of conflict regarding visitation and other custody issues. We have tried counselling together, but after two sessions his ex and her husband quit, saying my fiancee did not have the […]

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Smile…You’re a Parent!
Smile…You’re a Parent!

1. Parenting’s “Golden Years” is the period in your life when your kids are too old to require a babysitter and too young to take the car. 2. To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, one must be in their lives today. 3. The best advice regarding raising your children is to really enjoy them […]

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Handling Your Parent’s Finances
Handling Your Parent’s Finances

I remember it well, sitting in the local greasy spoon in High River, Alberta having lunch with my dad on one the many monthly visits that I made, for several years, from Vancouver to High River. We were discussing his finances and how to expedite my ability to pay his bills, whether I was in […]

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Passing on a Parent’s Values
Passing on a Parent’s Values

Part 8 of the “How to be a Hero to your Kids” video series >> Watch part 9 of this series: Talking to Kids about Ethics How can you be a hero to your kids? And why is it so important today? This video series taught by Josh McDowell gives answers, and offers a game […]

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Parent or Zookeeper: Is your family ready for a pet?
Parent or Zookeeper: Is your family ready for a pet?

Have you ever had to field questions like ‘Mom can we get a tree frog?’  ‘All my friends have a pet’ or ‘Why can’t I get a hamster?’  How often does your child plead with you to let him acquire another furry, scaly, winged or slimy friend?  In the course of eighteen years, a typical […]

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Encourage Good Parent Child Communication
Encourage Good Parent Child Communication

Part 19 of the “How to be a Hero to your Kids” video series >> Watch part 20 of this series: Find Creative Ways to Connect With Kids How can you be a hero to your kids? And why is it so important today? This video series taught by Josh McDowell gives answers, and offers […]

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