Win the War for Your Child’s Heart

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To win the war for your child’s heart, you’ll fight three forces. But first, you must recognize you’re in a war!  {Read the part 1 here and part two here in the Best Mom Ever series, at LucyAnnMoll.com.} They’ll help you to … 1.    Prepare! 2.    Recognize you’re in a war. 3.   Assume your role as a godly parent. 4.   Yield to God. This post calls you to fight … Read More

Teen Sex: Help and Hope for Parents

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TEEN SEX: The thought that your son or daughter is sexually active cuts Christian parents to the core. Biblical counselor Julie Ganschow describes the prevalence and dangers of teen sex, and she gives hope and help to parents. Her article appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition.  It is used with permission. Fourteen-year-old “Angela” (not her real name) sat in my counseling office at the … Read More

Helping an In-law Accept Your Fiance (or Spouse)

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Helping an IN-LAW: Sometimes parents have concerns about their adult child’s choice of spouse, and they need to show grace. But showing grace can be downright difficult, right? Guest writer Dr. Howard Eyrich shares the issues and solutions regarding prospective in-laws in this article. It appeared first here, on the Biblical Counseling Coaltion website and is used with permission. In … Read More

Teaching Your Child to Love the Lord

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Teaching your child to love the Lord with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his mind. . . Isn’t this the deepest hope of every Christian parent? Of course it is. You want to parent in truly biblical ways. You probably consider Christian parenting more important than helping your child do math problems or learn … Read More

Do Children Run Your Home?

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When children rule, a home becomes chaotic. Boundaries give freedom to mature within the parameters of God’s moral laws and parental efficiency rules. Children need freedom to be kids, to learn and explore, to have fun. But they also need rules to guide them into productivity and maturity. God gave Adam and Eve only one rule, and then His children … Read More

Helping a Young Adult to Live Wisely

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Are you disappointed when your young adult makes foolish choices? In this encouraging article by BCC counselor Lucy Ann Moll, you’ll hear basics on how to help advise a young adult and how to handle your emotions. For more help, please reach out to your pastor or a biblical counselor. This article first appeared here and is used with permission. … Read More

Be the Parent!

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A parent may think, “It’s so much easier to be their friend than the parent!” Friendship will come in time, but for now, BE THE PARENT! God will help you because it follows His design for your children’s maturity. Children are to obey their parents, and we parents like that command! But what about the part that requires a parent to … Read More