Jump directly to the content
Home > Parenting > Parenting with Purpose

Parenting: Parenting with Purpose RSS feed for 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.

Newest Articles See All

Christian Kids in Public School

Christian Kids in Public School Subscriber access only

It's a choice driven by my faith
Get Smart

Get Smart

Finding the right fit for education
Why I Homeschool

Why I Homeschool Subscriber access only

The gift of teaching my own children
The Education Debate

The Education Debate Subscriber access only

What to consider when deciding on your child's schooling
Grandparenting Is Risky

Grandparenting Is Risky

Why we sign up for it anyway

Our Favorite Articles See All

Our editors have compiled the best on Parenting with Purpose 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.

Missional Moms

How can we model to our kids what it means to be salt and light in the world?
Why This?
This article challenges moms to intentionally model Jesus' values of sacrifice and simplicity rather than the self-centered consumerism of the American dream.

Volunteer Training

Get your kids to give their time
Why This?
Starting at a young age, you can train your kids to be compassionate servants by getting them involved in volunteer opportunities.

Choices and Consequences

Your response to negative behavior can bring positive results
Why This?
Wise discipline will help children learn to make better choices. Here are 3 tips for making your discipline more effective.
When Life Hurts

When Life Hurts

Helping kids deal with disappointment
Why This?
Your kids will go through heartache, grief and disappointment. You can help them navigate their pain in a way that fosters perseverance and strengthens their faith.

More Parenting topics

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!
Ages + Stages

Ages + Stages

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.
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.
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.
Save or send this page
More For Women
Gifted for Leadership

gifted for leadership

The Leadership Journal blog inspires and connects women leaders in church ministry
Shopping