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  • Parenting Scriptures

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    If your words aren’t working with your kids, turn to the Word of God. Whether your kids blatantly ignore your instructions, melt-down at naptime, or throw fits over their homework, before you write a new script to speak to your kids, open the scriptures and let God speak to you. Allow the Word of God to renew your mind and your resolve, and ultimately transform the words you speak within your home.

  • Parenting On Purpose

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    This five-day devotional is written from the unique perspective of both mother and daughter. It takes biblical principles and applies them to parenting in practical ways while giving the perspective of how those principles impacted the daughter as a child and as a teen.

  • Parenting Under Pressure

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    Being a parent is one of the biggest responsibilities anyone could ever have. All of life’s potential—the good and the bad—exist in your child, just waiting to be coaxed out. We feel tremendous pressure to get it right. “Parenting Under Pressure” is a simple tool designed to help you relieve some of the pressure, while bringing out the best in your child and pointing you to Jesus.

  • Parenting With Courage

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    If parenting were an extreme sport, it would be the most adventurous sport in the world. In every generation, parents really do need courage to raise children with a Biblical worldview.  This plan is a resource to strengthen parents as their children grow up.

  • 5 Days To Freedom From Angry Parenting

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    Do you believe your struggle with anger stems from the wrong behavior you see displayed in your children? The knee-jerk reactions and blow-ups you’re facing are often a result of a bigger set of “triggers.” Some of these are external, like a child’s disobedience, backtalk, or selective hearing, while others are internal, like an overflowing schedule, sleep-deprivation, or perhaps your own painful experiences from childhood. This devotional by author Amber Lia offers biblical insight and practical tools to equip and encourage you on the journey away from anger-filled reactions toward gentle, biblical responses.

  • Parenting God’s Way

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    The Bible tells us children are a gift from God. Yet parenting them from toddler to teenager can sometimes be an immense challenge! Perhaps no task on earth demands greater love, patience, and wisdom. Thankfully, God has provided plenty of guidance for us to follow. Join Dr. Charles Stanley as he instructs and inspires you to apply godly wisdom in this clear and concise approach to parenting God’s way.

  • God’s Got This: Extra-Special Parenting

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    Families called to parent children with special needs are answering an important God-calling. It may be hard, and it can get messy, but you are doing kingdom work by impacting the trajectory of a child's life one moment at a time! This 5-day devotional plan was created to be an encouragement in the hard moments and to honor the everyday victories you experience while walking out the call to parent. It was written with gratitude for you and prayer over you!

  • Co-parenting With God's Help

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    Co-parenting with God's help devotional will provide practical tools on how you can co-parent well, even when it is difficult. It addresses topics such as being a peacemaker, handling fear and control, praying through assumptions and more. Each day you will be given tools to help you walk with God through your co-parenting journey. We pray it will be a reminder to you that God is in it with you.

  • Parenting On Purpose (Part 2)

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    This four-day devotional is written from the unique perspective of both mother and daughter. It takes biblical principals and applies them to parenting in practical ways while giving the perspective of how those principals impacted the daughter as a child and a teen.

  • Parenting with Wisdom

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    Parenting isn’t all nuts and bolts. Children thrive when there’s an atmosphere of God’s love and grace in the home. It’s that sense of belonging a child feels in knowing who they are is more important than what they do. And you don’t communicate that in a single moment through a lecture. It’s instilled into a child’s heart subtly over time by a mom and dad who undergird biblical values and expectations with the nurture and support of relationship.

  • Parenting: The 14 Gospel Principles

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    In this 14-day devotional, Crossway is partnering with Paul David Tripp to lead you toward becoming the parent God wants you to be. Each daily devotion features a specific parenting principle that can radically change your family. You will learn about calling, grace, law, inability, identity, process, lost, authority, foolishness, character, false gods, control, rest, and mercy. Our hope is that you discover, embrace, and live out the joy of biblical parenting in your home.

  • Parenting

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    "This is not what I signed on for!" Being a parent can be a lot harder than we thought it would be. What does the Bible say about raising our children the way God desires?

  • Parenting by Design Daily Devotional

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    The purpose of this devotional is to see what God's Word has to say about the parenting challenges every parent faces. Each day includes a passage of Scripture and an application of that passage to the trials and triumphs of leading families to maturity in Christ. The devotionals are created by Parenting by Design, a Fort Worth ministry devoted to teaching parents to lead their children the way God lead His children.

  • Parenting With Heart By Stephen James And Chip Dodd

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    Our natural tendency is to want to be successful parents. But the truth is, we don’t have the power to give our children everything we wish or dream, nor do we have the ability to be perfect. This five-day devotional aims to help parents awaken to the reality of imperfect parenting and accept their own imperfections—even celebrate them—so we can learn instead to parent from the heart.

  • How To Make The Right Parenting Decision

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    How strict should you be when you discipline your child? Where should you send your child to school? This plan will teach you four biblical strategies for making decisions that apply to your family. Each day features a real parent who faced a tough parenting decision using biblical principles.

  • 7 Things The Bible Says About Parenting

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    Raising kids is tough, even in the best of circumstances. In this seven-day devotional, real-world parents — who also happen to be staff members at YouVersion — share how they apply principles from God’s Word to this important aspect of their lives. Each day’s devotional includes a Verse Image you can use to help you share your own journey.

  • Parenting In A Sexualized, Digital Age

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    Parenting is hard work in this sexualized, digital age. Yet, with vision and strategies rooted in God’s Word, we can guide our children in truth and grace… creating space for conversation, helping them understand God’s story of sex, equipping them to navigate the challenges of their world, and modeling the pursuit of purity—which is the pursuit of Jesus. This resource is a toolkit for your parenting journey!

  • 'On The Farm' Parenting Devotional

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    This 28-day reading plan is designed to help parents understand Biblical principles of raising children to be strong follower’s of Christ.

  • 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid

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    Dr. Tim Elmore joins with Life.Church to share 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid. We all want the best for our kids, but sometimes our own good intentions misdirect their paths. Let’s correct course and lead our children to become thriving adults and fully devoted followers of Christ. For more content, check out

  • Father Like The Father

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    Throughout Scripture, God is called Father. Yet how does He father His children? What parenting principles can we learn by observing His interactions with humanity? This seven-day study will examine key Scriptures which will help you to father like the Father.

  • How To Adopt Without Ruining Your Family

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    If you’re thinking about adoption, one of the greatest fears is not knowing how it will impact your family. For those already participating, learning to navigate the dynamics adoption adds without your family imploding remains on the mental front burner. Having two biological and six adopted children, I understand. You can navigate adoption without ruining your family. The endeavor can be priceless. Here are my top ten strategies for success.

  • Overwhelmed By My Blessings (Part 7)

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    Encouragement for moms from a mom who launched her seven children and lived to tell about it. Part 7 of several devotions in this series from Robin Meadows!

  • Overwhelmed By My Blessings (Part 10)

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    Encouragement for moms from a mom who launched her seven children and lived to tell about it. Part 10 of several devotions in this series from Robin Meadows!

  • Find Peace: A 5-Day Plan For Moms

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    God wants us to have the abundance of motherhood, not the fear! He will not always take away the storms but He promises us His peace in the midst of them. It doesn’t matter if our children are infants, adults, or somewhere in between: discover the biblical direction to become a woman of serenity and delight in all seasons and have impact for generations to come.

  • Like Arrows

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    Psalm 127:4 says, “Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth.” When carefully aimed, arrows fly straight and true. If launched haphazardly, they’ll likely miss their mark. During this 8-day plan, you will examine ways to aim your children towards God and launch them well. Each day includes a Scripture, devotional reading, and prayer.