Every day we parents leave footprints for our family to follow. But parenting is not a game—a future generation of faith rests on us. There’s no doubt we are leaving tracks and our kids follow in our footsteps…at least for a while.
Do you ever feel that finding all the resources you need for successful parenting is an impossible task? On any given day, a parent may need to have handy a child psychology manual, a fix-it-yourself instruction guide, a volume on basic theology, and a good book on emergency first aid!
While you may not find all of those on our website, we believe you will find the resources here to be practical, invaluable, and uplifting as you seek to shape the hearts of your children. With these tools at your side, you can begin to see the role of parenting as not only one of the most challenging experiences but also one of the most rewarding.
Our children naturally need a lot of instruction from us. But when was the last time you just hung out with your child and listened to them? Chuck Swindoll recalls such a time.
Chuck Swindoll knows how grandparents can play an extremely valuable role in a child's life. Without having the role of disciplining, they can present a longer, calmer view of life.
If you weren’t parented well, are you doomed to repeat your parents’ mistakes? Chuck Swindoll urges new parents to draw firm boundaries and find great role models to learn from.
Girls learn self-respect and trust from how their dads treat them. Boys learn how to treat a girl from their moms. Chuck Swindoll outlines some differences in parenting a boy versus a girl.
As much as you may protect your children, sooner or later they will learn that life isn’t fair. Chuck Swindoll says that how you walk them through injustice can steer their attitude for life.
It's one thing for a child to fail after he's done his best, but what if he makes terrible choices and really blows it? Chuck Swindoll gives some important advice about unconditional love.
In our competitive culture, of course we want to see our child do well. But Chuck Swindoll spells out some valuable lifelong lessons we can teach a child after he or she has lost.
Chuck Swindoll has learned that discovering your child's unique characteristics and strengths requires observation and sensitivity—and the willingness to let them be different from you!
Parents necessarily spend a great deal of time correcting and training their children. But Chuck Swindoll gives tips on how to make sure we're also encouraging them regularly.