Parenting

Palm trees in a storm

A Worried Mom Waits Out the Storm

As Hurricane Irma bore down on her son’s family in Florida, a mother finds spiritual refuge.

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Road trip

Father/Son Road Trip

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. That was my 30-year-old son’s gift to me.

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First day of high school

First Day of High School

A mom reflects on a son's road to adulthood.

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Author Jen Hatmaker discusses her book, Of Mess and Moxie

Jen Hatmaker on 'Of Mess and Moxie'

Author Jen Hatmaker shares what inspired her to write her book, Of Mess and Moxie, and what makes the book stand apart from her previous works.

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Jen, with her kids Ben and Remy, notes when family members do something nice for each other.

Jen Hatmaker on the Benefits of Positive Parenting

How did the popular author and mom of 5 find a way to encourage herself and her kids?

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Jen, with her kids Ben and Remy, notes when family members do something nice for each other

Jen Hatmaker's Advice for Positive Parenting

The bestselling author and blogger shares some of her secrets for raising your children in a positive and encouraging environment.

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Close call while on a bicycle.

A Close Call and a Heart Full of Thanks

A mom finds lots to be thankful for after her teenaged son’s spill from a bike in the middle of New York City traffic.

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A mother bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.

When It’s Okay to Be Sad

A mother willingly bears sadness as she cares for her daughter.

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When shaving a head becomes about faith

When Bald Becomes Beautiful for a Youth Pastor

Church campers come together to deliver a full house, and a youth pastor delivers on his promise.

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This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

This Nonprofit Recycles Crayons for a Good Cause

Bryan Ware started The Crayon Initiative in order to help children battling terrible illness find colorful ways to heal. 

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Bart Millard Opens up about His Experience with Chronic Illness

Bart Millard Opens up about His Experience with Chronic Illness

In MercyMe's hit, "Even If," the frontman explores the struggles and doubt he's faced caring for a child with diabetes.

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Therapy Dogs Help Children with Autism at the Dentist

Therapy Dogs Help Children with Autism at the Dentist

For kids with autism, a trip to the dentist can be extra stressful. Here's how one office is making it fun.

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