Finishing school carries a lot of stress for teenagers. Where they’ve had some depression, anxiety or other mental ill-health, Year 12 can be too much.
The initial celebration of Father’s Day in 1910 was a practical expression of the Bible’s mandate to ‘honour your father and your mother’.
Thou shalt make your children eat broccoli. Thou shalt not give your child an unsterilised dummy. Thou shalt let your teen sleep in on Saturdays. I’ve searched the Bible from cover to cover and never found specific parenting advice like this.
Know a young person in the grip of depression, anxiety or another mental health issue? Here are some little things you can do today to build that young person up.
When there’s a battle of wills between parent and child, the adult is meant to be the one who manages their emotions. But parents are humans too, so how do you patch things up, after losing your cool with the kids?
A new study of babies out of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio found that the more you hug a child, the more their brain grows!
We don’t want to speak badly to our children. But… now and then we find ourselves stressed out, and those words just flow.
Talking with our kids about this stuff might be uncomfortable… but how much more will it be when our child becomes or creates a #metoo.
No matter how many degrees I’ve earned, sermons I’ve preached, or seminars I’ve taught, nothing matters more to me than winning the hearts of my children.
If you have a kid who’s into online games, it can be tough to stay across what they’re up to. Just when you’ve got your head around the latest cool thing, they’re on to something else.