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    A Mother's Kiss Tertiary-Lifelong
    Being a new mother can be challenging and wonderful. This article looks at topics such as mother-baby bonding and breast feeding.

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    A Storybook Christmas? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article explains how to plan your holiday season so that you have appropriate expectations. This will help you have a happy and meaningful holiday.

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    Be Good to Yourselves, Parents! 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Parenting is challenging, especially when there is so much information on parenting and so many people with opinions on parenting. It can seem like everyone wants to tell you how to do things. This article gives practical advice on how to handle all the input...

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    Being an Askable Parent 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Communication is a valuable gift we can give our children. This article focuses on the importance of talking with kids about life, our values, our choices, etc. Our children must know that they can talk to us about anything and ask us about anything.

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    Biblical Parenting Preschool-Grade 12
    Resources to help parents raise their children using a heart-based approach, and materials to help churches train and equip parents.

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    Charity is Hands-on Love 0-2 years-Lifelong
    We live in a "me" society. Christ calls us to care for others, to be self-less. This article will give you information about how to help your children have a heart for others.

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    Claiming Our Time With God and With Each Other 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Time may be the most important thing to give your children. Time spent with God is also vital not only to our spiritual life for for our families as well. This article addresses these and other important aspects of time.

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    Danielle, Danielle, where are you? Grade 12-Lifelong
    Often parents and teachers respond with anger when children do things that are dangerous or scary for the adult. This anger comes from the fear the parents experienced during those moments. Fear for the child's safety and well being. Children don't understand...

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    Do My Parents Really Love Me? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Children at any age need to know they are loved. They will not ask in words. We must show (not just tell) our kids at all ages that we love them. This article looks at this topic and provides some resources for further reading.

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    Don't Shake Us, You Might Break Us 0-2 years-Lifelong
    A crying baby can be very frustrating. This article discusses what you can do when the baby won't stop crying.

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    Giving Children Roots and Wings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article considers the importance of teaching problem-solving skills and critical thinking to even young children. The author gives practical ways to foster these skills at home.

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    Help I'm a Parent 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Developed by the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventist Family Ministries, this parenting curriculum will encourage and inspire parents to raise their children in a positive way. The website has many additional resources. The DVD and book can be...

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    Helping Children Deal with Death and Disaster Preschool-Grade 12
    Read how to help children deal with tragic disasters and death in their community, or as reported through media or friends.

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    Holidays - Special or Stressful 0-2 years-Lifelong
    The holidays are full of events, shopping, gatherings, and other "things to do". It can be easy to take on too much. This article suggests ways to help make holidays meaningful without trying to do too much.

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    Homeschool Companion Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Homeschool Companion is a radio show dedicated to providing information to families on a weekly basis."

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    How To Be There When You Can't Be There 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Many parents need to travel for their work. If you have to be away from home you may worry about the impact it will have on your children. This article gives advice on how to stay connected with your children when you are away from home.

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    I Cant Believe My Child Just Said That 0-2 years-Grade 6
    What do you do when you child says bad words or unkind things? What about when they use words that you don't use at home? This article gives some strategies for how to handle this part of your child's language development.

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    Keep Connected Preschool-Grade 12
    This Search Institute resource for parents "offers free quizzes, discussion starters, family activities, and other ideas to help families explore and strengthen their relationships and help children and teens grow up responsibly."

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    Learning When and How to Disagree 0-2 years-Lifelong
    There are time in life when we must disagree with others. This article outlines how to do that in an effective way that will not damage relationships. An important skill for any age.

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    Making a Memory 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article reminds us that it is the the little, teachable moments that can make the most wonderful, unexpected moments of learning and memories.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 1 - Be a Good Listener Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock discusses the importance of taking the time to listen and get the whole story before reacting to a situation.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 10 - Accept the Individual, Not the Behavior Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock argues that when someone behaves in ways we disagree with, “we have to make sure we separate the inappropriate behaviour from the value of the person.”

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 2 - Take the Time to be Fair Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock explains the importance of taking the time to understand both sides of a story and lists 5 principles that can help parents and educators be more effective in their discipline.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 3 - Admit When You are Wrong Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock explains why it is important for teachers and parents to admit when they are wrong, and provides suggestions for how to go about it.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 4 - Treat All the Same - But Differently Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock discusses the importance of shaping our response to each child to their individual needs.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 5 - Look at the Context Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock emphasizes the importance of considering context when making discipline decisions.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 6 - Let the Natural Consequences Reign Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock explains why parents and teachers should allow children to experience the natural consequences of their actions.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 7 - Keep Things Simple Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock explains the importance of keeping rules simple and few so they can be easily followed.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 8 - Model Repentance Preschool-Grade 12
    In this redemptive discipline article for parents and teachers, McClintock uses personal and biblical examples to show the importance of apologizing when we have made a mistake.

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    Nurturing Real Growth Newsletter 9 - Send Consistent Signals Preschool-Grade 12
    “Wouldn’t it be great if the signal we gave out to our children or students was consistently the message of unconditional love?” This redemptive discipline article is the 9th in a series of 10 for parents and teachers.

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    Opening Doors 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Living in a neighborhood with children can be an opportunity to have a positive influence on them and on your community. This article looks and how taking the time to get to know the kids in your community makes a difference.

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    Ouch That Hurts 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article addresses the importance of redemptive, loving discipline. Susan shows how improper, impulsive, angry discipline measures hurt our kids and often teach negative lessons.

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    Parent Inspiration - Building Math Skills Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This newsletter features a parenting article on helping children develop math skills and number sense in early years, and successfully continue to learn math through school years. The second page lists resources to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents...

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    Parent Inspiration - Developing Literacy Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Inspire parents to model and prompt a love of reading, and critical thinking skills for lifelong literacy. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools to build...

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    Parent Inspiration - Diet and Children: There is a Connection Preschool-Grade 12
    This newsletter features a one page practical article on good nutrition, with Bible and nature study ideas and a resource list to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical...

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    Parent Inspiration - Exercise for Children Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Packed with practical suggestions about helping children exercise, this parent newsletter is ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools.

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    Parent Inspiration - Family Worship Preschool-Grade 12
    This newsletter features a one page practical article on family worships, with Bible and nature study ideas and a resource list to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical...

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    Parent Inspiration - Food Choices and Habits Preschool-Grade 12
    This newsletter features a one page practical article on healthful food choices and eating habits, with Bible and nature study ideas and a resource list to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of...

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    Parent Inspiration - Homework Help, Laying the Foundation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This newsletter features a parenting article on helping children build independent habits to complete homework. The second page lists resources to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series...

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    Parent Inspiration - Needed! Learning in Nature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Help parents understand the importance of time in nature in holistic development through this short newsletter. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools...

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    Parent Inspiration - Sleep to Succeed Preschool-Grade 12
    This short parent newsletter looks at how much sleep kids need and how it contributes to success in school. Free resource for parents - share the link or print and send home, in color or black and white versions. Part of a series of undated, topical parenting...

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    Parent Inspiration - Supporting Independence in Homework Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Provide parents with practical tips on how to help their child develop independence in doing homework. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools to build...

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    Parent Inspiration - Test Taking: Before the Test Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This newsletter provides tips to parents on helping their child prepare to succeed in testing. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white editions. Part of a series of undated topical parenting tools for schools to build Christian...

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    Parent Inspiration - The Compassionate Child Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Why teach compassion? When and how do children learn empathy? Help parents build Christian character with this one-page newsletter followed by a page of additional quotes, activities, and recommended readings to learn more. Part of series of undated parent...

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    Parent Inspiration - The Gift of a Growth Mindset Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This newsletter helps parents understand mindsets and how to encourage children to take on challenges positively. The second page includes Bible and nature study ideas and a resource list to dig deeper. Ready to print or link parents to; available in color...

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    Parenting Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and other material on the subject of Parenting including the following titles: 10 Christian Values Every Kid Should Know; Developing Your Child's Self-worth; The Family Book: Creative Ideas for Families; Family Faith;...

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    Parenting Teens - Are We Doing Our Best for Girls? Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents and teachers better help girls develop a strong sense of self-worth? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator....

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    Parenting Teens - Dispensers of Hope Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents best support their child? "Our young people need balcony people to counter the cellar voices that come from the basement of their lives." Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated,...

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    Parenting Teens - Heading Off to Boarding School or College Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents help their teen successfully transition to living away from home in a boarding academy or college? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life...

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    Parenting Teens - How Could I Have Missed It? Grade 6-Grade 12
    Parents should be able to recognize the signs of steroid use and what to do about it if recognized in their children. Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family...

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    Parenting Teens - It's All About Perspective Grade 6-Grade 12
    Through words and actions, parents can help their children choose a positive faith perspective to guide their lives. Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family...

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    Parenting Teens - Supporting Our Teens and Their Schools Grade 6-Tertiary
    How can parents support their child's school? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator. Ready to print or link parents to;...

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    Parenting Teens - Understanding Gender Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents help boys and girls develop a strong gender identity needed to develop and maintain health relationships? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family...

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    Parenting Teens - When Silence Isn't Golden Grade 6-Grade 12
    How can parents be prepared to help their teens choose to avoid harmful substances? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator....

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    Parenting Teens - Who Me, Cheat? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    What can a parent do to help their children value and act with integrity and honesty? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist educator....

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    Parenting Teens - Why Lying Can Make Sense Grade 6-Grade 12
    Understanding teen development can provide tools to parenting adolescents to be truthful. Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by a family life therapist and Adventist...

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    PositiveChoices.com Lifelong
    Free short, in-depth, easy-to-understand articles on current health topics along with practical tips to enhance health. Include in parent newsletters, or health classes.

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    Roots and Wings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the differences between Supportive Parents and Helicopter Parents. It looks at why being a supportive parent is beneficial and how helicopter parenting is detrimental.

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    Scary Things Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article addresses the fear that parents can have about the safety and well being of their children. There are so many things that can harm our children: bullies, drugs, diving accidents, date rape, and the list goes on. There are three suggestions for...

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    Shepherding a Child Preschool-Grade 8
    Although written for parents, there's much to glean from this book about growing the hearts of children--even if they're not your own. Tedd Tripp gives a very practical, biblically-based approach to guiding children towards God in their daily lives.

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    Sometimes I Think My Name Is No No 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article examines how to discipline without demoralizing children.

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    Sugar-Coated Mornings 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the importance of good nutrition. A good breakfast is important for students' growth and learning!

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    Teaching Christian Values - Begin with God Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents best help their children develop Christian character and values? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist and...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Growing in God's Garden Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents best teach children to live by Christian values? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist and educator. Ready...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Live the Values Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents live God's values, and best help children understand what they are doing and why? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Mind Games Preschool-Grade 11
    How can parents best manage the impact of media on their developing child's mind? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Protect Your Child's Mind Preschool-Grade 12
    How can parents help parents protect their minds in today's media-saturated world? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Right and Wrong Preschool-Grade 12
    How do we know what is right and what is wrong? How do parents teach the difference? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist...

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    Teaching Christian Values - Teach the Values Preschool-Grade 12
    When and how can parents best teach Christian values? Part of a series of articles for parents of students attending Adventist schools, this undated, one-page newsletter is written by an experienced Adventist child psychologist and educator. Ready to print...

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    The Challenge of Parenthood 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Parenting is challenging. This article looks at some parenting myths. It also describes the 4 types of parenting styles and assesses which one is best.

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    The Developing Faith of Children 0-2 years-Lifelong
    One of the big discussions in churches today is how to keep young people from leaving. This article looks at some ways that we can help children develop their faith and make it their own instead of just following their parents.

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    The Most Precious Gift 0-2 years-Lifelong
    We all make mistakes, even parents. Apologies are so important and they also set a good example for our children.

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    The Neighborhood Kids - Obstacles or Opportunities? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Your home can be a place of welcome and ministry for the children in your neighborhood. This article includes tips for how to make your efforts successful not stressful.

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    The Power of an Apology 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at the power that apologies can have on relationships. The author shares several tips and guidelines for making a meaningful apology. This would be an excellent skill to develop at any age.

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    Three Truths for Parents 0-2 years-Lifelong
    In this article learn how to help children to be open to us and to God. The author also addreses our part in recognizing our faults.

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    Time for Bed 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article explains why proper sleep is so important for children and adults.

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    Time out can work, but have you tried a time-in 0-2 years-Lifelong
    True discipline not only helps a child stop bad behavior but help the child learn what to do instead. Time outs are very useful when done correctly. But sometimes we need more tools when it comes to discipline. This article will give you the basics on another...

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    Tips - Best Ways to Help Your Kids Handle Peer Pressure Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Suggestions on how parents can best help their children develop the judgment necessary to determine when to go with the flow and when to walk away.

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    To Listen Is to Show Your Child Love 0-2 years-Lifelong
    One way to show people (children or adults)that you care is by truly listening. Taking the time to really listen to our children is a wonderful way to show you care and also to build your relationship with your child. This article also explains how to teach...

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    Ways to Encourage and Build your Child's Confidence 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article provides 22 suggestions to help you help your child build confidence and independence.

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    Why Adventist Education - The Big Picture Preschool-Grade 12
    This is the first article in an 11-part series clarifying the philosophy and practice of Adventist education, designed for parents of students attending Adventist schools. Undated, one page, ready to print or link parents to; available in color and black/white...

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    Words Fitly Spoken 0-2 years-Lifelong
    It is important to watch what you say in front of children. As the author writes, "they are excellent recorders but poor interpreters". This article addressed the importance of guarding what we say about others (people, their school, church) in our...

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    Young Child Ministries Preschool-Kindergarten
    "The mission of Young Child Ministries is to assist families with young children in understanding the Biblical principles of child rearing and child guidance." This site provides resources for developing the whole child with guidance from the Bible,...