Parent conversations

Providing support on your parenting journey

Being a Christian parent is challenging. Although we have a wonderful resource in God's Word, the Bible doesn't always answer our parenting questions with black and white answers--and neither does "Parent conversations." What "Parent conversations" does provide is real-life perspectives from parents who are struggling with the same questions as you. Have a question? Join the conversation! Submit questions or comments through our contact form.

Looking for insight on a particular parenting topic? Search the "Parent conversations" archive. More articles continue to be added, so check back regularly. 

Articles

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Parent conversations: How do we discuss death with our children?

Contemplating some conversations creates butterflies in my stomach. Talking about death with my children falls...
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Parent conversations: What does it look like for a father to be a strong Christian leader?

There’s been talk over the past few years about the negative portrayal of dads on...
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Parent conversations: How can we help young adults stay engaged in the church?

The statistics on church membership for young adults are depressing. Is there anything we can...
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Parent conversations: What do parents need to know about video games?

Trying to keep up with new video games and video gaming systems can be overwhelming....

Videos

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Podcasts

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Episode 33 – Teaching kids how money works

How can we help our kids to learn to manage the financial resources that God gives them? Linda Buxa shares her family’s approach—and how you can incorporate it in your family.
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Episode 32 – What’s a parent’s role in dating?

The idea of our children dating can be . . . unsettling. Pastor Donn Dobberstein, father of four children ages 15-22, shares his strategies for how to navigate this season of parenting.

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Episode 31 – Facing a parent’s illness as a family

Mom’s sick. Now what? Hear from Kerry Ognenoff on what her family faced during her recent illness.

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Episode 30 – Protecting kids without scaring them 

How do we prepare our children to handle dangerous situations without scaring them? Are we avoiding important conversations? Sarah Reik and Dan Nommensen offer practical tips to help.