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Parenting: Rethinking the Sex Talk

What Every Son Needs to Hear From His Dad An interview by Sam Black for Covenant Eyes Many dads feel awkward when talking to their sons about girls, feelings, sex, and…yikes,...

Parenting: Indecent Exposure—Winning the Sexual Battle for the Minds and Hearts of the Next Generation

Tears poured down her face as we embraced. My wife, Donalyn, whispered to me through her pain, “It is so wrong, and so easy. What if our grandbabies ever saw that?”...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 5—The Top Ways to Protect Your Kids from Predators

Coach them early on what is good touch and bad touch. Discuss healthy personal, relational, emotional and sexual boundaries. While we want to encourage our children to be expressive and affectionate,...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 3—Covering the Key Sexual Topics

Here are the Top 40 Topics to discuss with your child in your Pre-Teen Sex Talk. Recognize that though you may not cover all of these issues in one sitting, know...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 2—Framing Your Discussion on Sexuality

Understanding the Coat Rack of Sexual Truth As a parent, you are seeking to build a “coat rack” of truth that will be the life framework for each of your children....

Parenting: Creating Memorable Family Vacations

Q & A with Dr. Dave and Donalyn Currie   Some of my best childhood memories are from our family vacations, but now that I have a family of my own,...

Parenting: Snapshots of Fatherhood

Life often comes down to collection of snapshots in an album. They don’t tell the whole story; so much goes on between each captured Kodak moment. But photos, like memories, do...

Parenting: SEX TALK Part 1—Preparing for the Pre-Teen “Sex Talk”

BE INTENTIONAL AS PARENTS Don’t make excuses and keep delaying the inevitable. Big deal if you are fearful. It has never been easy for any generation to share what is needed...

Parenting: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Kids Being Bullied

  My son is constantly picked on at school. Bullies tease him, play pranks on him and even hurt him physically at times. Everything in me wants to protect him, even...

Parenting: Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie—Protecting Kids Online

Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie   It’s a different world than the one I grew up in. I can barely figure out emails let alone everything else...

Parenting: Raising Confident and Secure Children

The Fall is an exciting time for families with the anticipation of school. When that first bell rings, there is the surge of excitement of reconnecting with friends, the new classroom...

Parenting: Overcoming Parenting Panic

Facing the Fears of Raising Children in the 21st Century Parenting is not for the faint of heart. Things have changed a ton since you were raised. It’s a really difficult...

DFR Tip #297: Kids afraid to try new things? Try encouraging them with comfort.

For more information on parenting, visit the following links: Article: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold From Their Children Podcast 22: The Sports Parent—Raising a Young Athlete eZine #2: Scheduling and Busyness For more...

Tip #285: What are your kids learning from watching you?

For more information on parenting, click on the links below: Article: Raising Confident & Secure Children Article: Developing a Family Mission Statement Quick Video Answer: Why are family celebrations important in life?  For more Daily...

Tip #276: Who shaped your life? Thank them today!

For more information on how you may impact the lives of your family and friends, click on the links below: Article: Snapshots of Fatherhood Article: The DNA of a Great Mother...