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My Child Just "Came Out"—Now What?

My Child Just "Came Out"—Now What?

Telling my parents I was gay wasn't easy—here are five guidelines to follow if it happens to you.
Nine Ways to Communicate with Your Teenager

Nine Ways to Communicate with Your Teenager

Tips for talking through these transitional years
Altar to Anger

Altar to Anger Subscriber access only

Is rage destroying your life? Find healing through letting go.
To Moms of One or Two Children

To Moms of One or Two Children

I know you are maxed out—in every way. But, there is hope, and it does get easier
Parenting Through Panic Attacks

Parenting Through Panic Attacks

Rebekah Lyons on confronting crippling fear, anxiety, and panic attacks in the heart of New York City

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Our editors have compiled the best on Questions Parents Ask 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.

Cleaning House

My kids won't pitch in. Help!
Why This?
How can parents get their children to help with chores and become more responsible? Author Lisa Welchel shares her advice.

Tempering the Tantrum

Our expert moms tell the tricks of our trade
Why This?
What's the best way to handle--and end--a child's out-of-control temper tantrum? A panel of moms shares their expert advice.

Parenting with A.W.E. Subscriber access only

The key to helping your teenager grow
Why This?
Family expert Jim Burns shares ideas for transforming a conflict-ridden parent-child relationship into a warm and growing bond.

Angry Mom Subscriber access only

"I have a hard time disciplining my 5-year-old without losing my temper. I try to stay calm, but I find myself getting so angry that I yell at him or sometimes even smack him. I know this isn't good, but I'm a single mom and I don't know how to deal with him. He has started hitting himself now and saying he's a bad boy, so I know my reactions are affecting him. I don't want to ruin him with bad parenting. Please help."
Why This?
How can a mom parent well when it feels like her anger is out of control? Read these insights to gain a healthy perspective on handling explosive emotions.

Media-Wise Parents Subscriber access only

"I like to think of myself as a hip mom, but I have to admit I'm appalled by the sexuality and vulgarity in today's music and movies. Other than throwing out the TV, how can I protect my teenager from all these media influences?"
Why This?
In an entertainment culture full of sex, violence, and vulgarity, author Jim Burns provides guidance for helping kids make wise choices about TV, movies, and music.

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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.
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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