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Bob Goff, his wife, Maria, and their children and spouses stand in front of brightly colored balloons.

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Bob Goff's Audacious Parenting Adventure

Marci Seither

Bob Goff, the best-selling author of Love Does, has not lived a typical life and chose to not be a typical parent. Instead, he chose to be intentionally engaged with his children and their individual adventures.

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Businessman using laptop while holding infant so on his shoulder in his home office

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Balancing Work and Family Life

Richard Swenson

Know how to switch gears between your job and home life.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Helping Men Prepare for Fatherhood

NFL tight end Benjamin Watson, a father of five young children, offers advice and encouragement to new dads in a discussion based on his book The New Dad's Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life.

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Two women praying together

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Friends in the Frenzy

Lysa TerKeurst

Find ways to embrace friendship amid demanding family life.

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Illustration of a mother with her arm around her son talking about the A he earned on an assignment

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A Mother's Influence

Sara Horn

Be intentional and sensitive in your influence as a mother.

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Illustration of a father leading a Boy Scout troop on a hike

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The Fatherhood Mandate

Carey Casey

What should be a father's top priority?

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Illustration of a man split down the middle: on one side he looks upset and is wearing a suit and holding a stack of money; on the other he is smiling and holding his baby

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In Search of Greatness as a Father

Roland Warren

There are two definitions of greatness. Which will you choose?

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illustration of a woman sitting at a complicated control board that has various gauges, dials, clocks, levers, maps and tracking devices

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Are You in Control?

Karen Ehman

There is a fine line between encouraging and nagging.

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Mother talking on smart phone while holding her baby in home office

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Busy, Busy, Busy

Valorie Burton

Choose to reclaim your schedule.

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Close-up of a boy missing his front teeth holding a skateboard on his shoulders

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Different From Dad

Tommy Nelson

Value your kids' differences.

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Illustration of a father helping son with homework

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Are You a Man of Action?

Tony Evans

In a moment of decision: Wait for God but continue to act in faith.

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Family busy in the kitchen preparing a meal

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The Divine in the Daily Grind

Glenn Stanton

Here's why God cares about your family.

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Little boy hugging his mother

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The 'Good Enough' Mom

Juli Slattery

Supermom doesn't exist! But "good enough" do.

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Two female friends talking at a coffee shop

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Working Moms Need Friends, Too

Juli Slattery

Mothers who work outside the home need friendships with other women.

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Mother buckling helmet on son who is wrapped in bubble wrap, held in place with duct tape

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Overprotective Moms

Juli Slattery

God calls us to journey with our kids, not shield them from everything that could possibly go wrong in their lives.

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Family of four holding hands around the dinner table

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6 Ways to Effectively Lead Young Children

Tricia Goyer

Setting the tone of leadership while your children are young prepares you to lead well throughout your child’s life in your home.

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Father and Son Together

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Does Parenting Make a Difference?

Jim Daly and James Lund

At some point, most parent wonders if they're making a difference in their kids' lives.

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Two images side-by-side. The first shows a mother at home reading a book to her daughter; the second shows a mother dressed in business clothes greeting her young son at the door.

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Stay-at-Home Moms vs. Working Moms

Pam Woody

Stay-at-home moms and work-outside-the-house moms need each other.

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Women in the Workplace

Shaunti Feldhahn

Find support as you nurture your family and earn an income.

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tween girls applying makeup

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3 Ways to Avoid Legalism in Parenting

Dannah Gresh

The best way your children can discover the joy and freedom of faith is through connecting with, not lecturing, them.

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A Biblical Basis for the 7 Traits of Effective Parenting

Phil Steiger

These seven traits offer parents the tools they need to break harmful parenting habits and the opportunity to replace them with healthy practices.

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Mother walking down a city sidewalk with her three daughters

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Imperfect Kids, Imperfect Parents

Jim Daly

Sometimes we, as parents, need to let go of our expectations so we can embrace the 'beautiful mess' of family life.

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David Robinson: Parenting in the Fourth Quarter

Joshua Cooley

NBA legend David Robinson talks about preparing to launch his three sons.

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Dads Can Be Heroes to Their Kids

Dr. Meg Meeker

Dads can take back the role they’ve been given and become a hero to their children.

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