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    A Mother's Redemptive Gift 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article reminds the reader of the need to show love in our families on a daily basis.

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    Being an Askable Parent 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    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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    Charity is Hands-on Love 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    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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    Danielle, Danielle, where are you? Grade 12-Lifelong New!!
    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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    Dispensers of Hope 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Teens face many challenges both internal and external. It is important that they have strong adult role models and mentors in their lives. In addition to parents, these individuals can help provide hope, moral strength, courage, and confidence to teens.

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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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    Finding Safety in a Divided World 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article shares ways to help children feel secure in the midst of divorce.

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    Gossip 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article looks at gossip and why people do it and what we can do about it.

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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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    Parents Are Missionaries at Home 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Your home (or classroom) is your primary mission field. Words of encouragement and affirmation do much to help children learn and grow. Our treatment of our children will teach them lessons about God. Never think that you are not doing anything big for God....

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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 Neighborhood Kids - Obstacles or Opportunities? 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    How to minister to the kids in your neighborhood while setting boundaries.

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    Three Truths for Parents 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    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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    To Listen Is to Show Your Child Love 0-2 years-Lifelong New!!
    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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    Truth is Timeless 0-2 years-Lifelong
    "If you find yourself sharing information with someone who is not part of the problem or the solution, or if you are seeking information about a personal issue where you are neither part of the problem or the solution, ask yourself, “Why?"...

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    Why Don't You Understand 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Sometimes conflicts occur because two people have different ways of thinking. It can be helpful to know how you think or approach problems. Identifying how your children, spouse, or colleagues approach problems cna help you avoid or diffuse conflicts. This...

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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...