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Can you prevent your college student from losing her religion?

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This year, I have both a college freshman and a college senior. They were raised in church, grew up in Sunday school, and are well acquai...

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What should I tell my kids about Santa Claus?

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Do you remember when you discovered Santa wasn’t real? I don’t know how old I was at the time, but I remember the horror of realizing so...

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​Am I a failure if my child doesn’t follow Jesus?

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It’s painful to watch someone you love say “no” to Jesus or walk away from the church. Seeing a child settle or self-destruct leaves us f...

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How to know if your child is struggling at school

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Every parent has heard a story and said, “Oh, that is not my child.”  We love our children. They are a precious gift from God, but that ...

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Should your 20-something live at home?

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Daughter: “Mom, can I bring some friends from college over for dinner Sunday?” Me: “Yes, honey. We’d love that!” Daughter: “Mom, I’ll be ...

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How to get your teenager talking

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You thought the toddler years were challenging and then your child became a teenager.  No matter how delightful or difficult your teenag...

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How to help kids understand why modesty matters

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I recently attended a concert where a young woman was sitting on the stage in a very short skirt. When I mentioned to my teenage daughter...

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Five lessons I learned about being a dad

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It seems like yesterday when I found out I was going to be a dad.  My wife and I were excited about being parents, and I loved the idea o...

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