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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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“Remember When?”

Families and friends share memories all the time: “You’ll never guess”, “How was your day?”, and “Do you remember when?” are rich daily fodder. Sharing...
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Your Mental Health Matters For More Than Just You

We know from new research that children whose mothers are depressed may respond differently to stress, have altered immunity and be at greater risk...
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The Value of Fatherhood

What are your values? Psychologists tell us that values emphatically communicate what is most important to us. When values are “intrinsic” (in other words,...
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The mistakes parents make with their own parents

I just got back from the funeral of a fifty-four-year-old mother who left behind a grieving teenager. His father told how the boy wanted...
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Are you indoctrinating your kids?

Parenting is tough and raising your kids to share your values can be even tougher. How can we responsibly impress our values onto our children without verging into the realm of indoctrination?
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Mother-Daughter Conflict & Why We Hate Those We Love

How favourite colours, late dinners and unwashed clothes can get in the way of the ones who matter the most
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What would you do to protect your children?

On February 1st 2020, the Abdallah and Sakr families lost four children to a drunk driver. A year on, i4give Day gives the community a chance to heal and reflect on the power of forgiveness.
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8 Ways to help your special-needs child

There are ways that parents of children with disabilities can help them deal with life.
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Fatherhood and values

Dads, mums and kids—we all need a clear understanding of what our lives and decisions are based on. What are the values at the foundation of your worldview and your parenting?
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The Father role model

A vital part of being a father is effective role modelling
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Good news for modern parents

Confused and worried about how to raise your kids right? Harriet Connor discovers a surprising ancient source of wisdom for today’s parenting dilemmas.
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Mothers and daughters

One of the most beautiful and unique family bonds is that between mother and daughter. But, warns family life educator Trafford Fischer, it takes work to make this relationship the best it can be.