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As children grow and mature they—and their parents—enter each new stage with wonder and angst in the hopes of discovering the best they can all be.

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Why "Worst Mom Ever" Soothes the Weary Soul

Why "Worst Mom Ever" Soothes the Weary Soul

The need for mommy blogs
Why I Don't Have Kids . . . Yet

Why I Don't Have Kids . . . Yet Subscriber access only

3 reasons I've held off so far
If We Had a Wii, We'd All Be Happy

If We Had a Wii, We'd All Be Happy Subscriber access only

And other myths we believe
5 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Sex

5 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Sex

I'm not excited to talk about sex, but here's my plan.
Summer-Style Learning

Summer-Style Learning

Transform a long summer into a fun, educational adventure!

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Our editors have compiled the best on Ages + Stages topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

Reflecting God Subscriber access only

You'd be surprised what your infant is learning about God.
Why This?
Your loving parenting can profoundly influence what your infant learns about God.

When "No" Isn't Enough Subscriber access only

The basics of toddler discipline
Why This?
Disciplining a two-year old is tough! Consider these principles for helping young children learn obedience.

The In-Between Years Subscriber access only

No longer a child, not yet a teenager. Why this stage is as confusing for your child as it is for you.
Why This?
Your constant love can help your preteen develop a solid sense of identity and better navigate the coming changes in her life.

Discipline for the Long Haul Subscriber access only

Teenagers still need the guidance of parents. Here's how to stay the course.
Why This?
How can a parent balance discipline and freedom with their teenage child? Author Jim Burns shares principles for how parents can provide solid guidance.

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Questions Parents Ask

Questions Parents Ask

Now sure how to handle the challenges of parenthood? Here's help for your most pressing needs.
Cultivating Kids' Faith

Cultivating Kids' Faith

Out of the mouths of babes . . . We moms long to see our children follow Jesus and become influencers for God. What a great force for the kingdom!
Kids + Culture

Kids + Culture

As much as we'd like to protect our children from what's happening in the world, we can only shield them from a limited view. But we can help guide their choices and help them understand how to stand strong when others go in a different direction.
Single Parenting

Single Parenting

It's tough to guide, protect, train, and grow our children when we're the only adult responsible for their primary care. Here's help and a good dose of encouragement for making a wonderful difference in your child’s life.
Parenting with Purpose

Parenting with Purpose

Being a mom matters! You hold sway and influence over who your children will become. God placed you in your family for a reason, and you can make a difference in your children's lives.
Family Dynamics

Family Dynamics

Sibling rivalries. Getting along. Being respectful. The way your family behaves and reacts can change for the better and thrive in the wonder years of parenthood and childhood.
Holidays

Holidays

Every child loves the excitement and thrill of Christmas and Easter. You can help make the most of those special, memory-making days.
Activities + Fun

Activities + Fun

Help and ideas for those times when your kids say, "I'm bored" or when it's time to remove them from the video games for some enjoyable family time.
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