Parenting

Good parenting means different things in different families, with every mom and dad setting their own intention for the parenting life they want. No matter how many parenting articles you read or parenting tips you receive, remember that you are the ultimate guide and inspiration to your children.

Barry Watson in UP TVs "Date My Dad"

'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson on His New Family Show

Barry Watson is graduating from Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" to the role of single dad on UP TV's new comedy, "Date My Dad." 

Dad Braiding Classes

Dad Braiding Is Helping Fathers Bond with Their Daughters

This hair salon is offering braiding classes for dads who want to find new ways to connect with their daughters. 

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

5 Money-Saving Tips for Single Moms

While these tips are written with single moms in mind, almost anyone can save more money with a little organizing, budgeting and internet savvy--and make a little more, too!

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Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

Teacher's Inspiring Maternity Leave Photo Goes Viral

This pregnant elementary school teacher didn't let going into labor stop her from doing her job. 

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A young mother reading a bedtime story to her daughter.

In Praise of Those Who Mother

Mother's Day isn't exclusively to mothers, but to those who are proactive in the responsibility of "mothering".

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A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

A Mother’s Selfless Love and Prayers

Never giving up on a wayward son yields a joyous outcome.

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Karen and Lloyd Leveridge, on the evening of their wedding in 1954

A Mother's Last Gift

Years after his mother's death, one Guideposts staffer discovers a beautiful reminder of her love—and her sense of humor.

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Julie Andrews in "Julies Greenroom"

Julie Andrews Is Teaming up with Muppets to Teach Kids about the Arts

The Academy Award winning actress is bringing a love of the arts to the next generation with “Julie’s Greenroom.” 

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This Summer Camp Helps Kids Deal with Grief

This Summer Camp Helps Kids Deal with Grief

Experience Camps is helping children heal after loss by connecting them with the great outdoors. 

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How to begin again on a bad day.

How Faith Can Reboot a Bad Day

When your week gets off to a rough start, begin again with the calming influence of prayer.

Andrea Freidenthaler with grandson Devon

She Learned to Let Go and Let God Help Her Addicted Grandson

Both her adult son and his son, whom she adopted, struggled with substance abuse. Was her approach to parenting in some way enabling?

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How to help your kid start his day off on a positive note.

6 Ways to Start Your Day Off Right

A positive day begins with a self-affirming ritual. Here are some suggestions.

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How forgiveness and parenting work together.

How Parenting and Forgiveness Work Together

Forgiveness is about my heart, while parenting is about shaping the heart of my daughter.

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Julia, Elmo, Abby and Big Bird on Sesame Street

The Inspiring Story of Julia, Sesame Street's First Puppet With Autism

How the beloved children's series is using their newest puppet to break down barriers and send a message of acceptance. 

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