John Piper offers three ways dads, and single moms, can make this Christmas special for their children...Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Parenting
Parenting is inescapably the work of waiting. As a parent, especially to young children, you are constantly devoting your time and energy into something that doesn’t produce immediate results.Continue Reading
Remember, it’s only a game.
That’s an important prompt in youth athletics — not just for the kids, but even more so for coaches bent on winning and parents pressing to live vicariously through their children.
Against the backdrop of…Continue Reading
Psalm 145:4–7 is a beautiful Scriptural summary of our responsibility as parents.
One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will…
Spring is upon us. Flowers are beginning to bud, leaves are reappearing on trees, and birds are building their nests. Signs and decorations herald the arrival of our favorite season when we walk into local stores. Bags of plastic eggs…Continue Reading
Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. (Psalm 127:4)
Raising teens to be faithful Christian adults has never been easy. Like us, our children enter this world as sinners whose hearts must be…Continue Reading
“Mom. Mom. Mom!”
I looked up at my son. “I’m sorry. What?” I asked.
“Did you hear anything I said?”
“No,” I admitted.
“I think you are addicted to your phone,” he remarked.
Justifications and excuses lingered on the tip…Continue Reading
Recently, my son (age 2) looked up at his big sister (age 5) sitting on the bathroom counter next to the sink, raised his little arms and said confidently, “Jump my arms! My catch wu!” [Let the reader be aware…Continue Reading
Have you ever watched someone else living your dream, the thing you really, really wanted for your life?
As I cut the crusts off my kids’ peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, I listened to my young, single friend talk passionately…Continue Reading
The mission of Desiring God is helping people all around the globe find joy in Jesus Christ. So many things undermine and destroy joy, maybe none more so than disharmony in our homes and families.
So what things are most…Continue Reading