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Parent Resource Recommendations

Boundaries with Kids: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend


“Using biblically backed principles, including respect, stewardship, and self-control, Drs. Cloud and Townsend share the lessons they've learned firsthand after decades of working with families across the country. The tools and support they provide in Boundaries with Kids will change the way you view healthy boundaries, no matter where you are in your parenting journey."

Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids, by Dr. Kara E. Powell & Dr. Chap Clark

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“Sticky Faith delivers positive and practical ideas to nurture within your kids a living, loving faith that lasts a lifetime.”

 Raising Boys and Girls - Podcast

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Available for streaming on your favorite podcast platforms.

“Welcome to the Raising Boys and Girls Podcast with Sissy Goff, David Thomas, and Melissa Trevathan. In each episode of this podcast, we’ll share some of what we’re learning in the work we do with kids and families on a daily basis at Daystar Counseling Ministries. Our goal is to help you care for the kids in your life with a little more understanding, a little more practical help, and a whole lot of hope. So pull up a chair and join us on this journey of raising boys and girls.”

Brave Mom: Facing and Overcoming Your Real Mom Fears, by Sherry Surratt

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“In Brave Mom, Sherry Surratt, president and CEO of MOPS  International, shares honestly and openly about the fears every mom struggles with.  From worry about your child’s safety and health to wondering if you are a good parent, to fears about your marriage and loss of self-identity, Sherry comes alongside every mom with practical, real, and hopeful help for these common fears that we’re all afraid to talk about.

The 10 most common mom fears are each covered in their own easy to read chapter, made up of stories of real moms and the help and answers they found.  Filled with advice and insight from Sherry and the hope and grace found in God’s wisdom, Brave Mom gives moms everything they need to leave fear behind and live the admittedly messy life of parenting with confidence and joy.  Each chapter also contains a prayer for moms to help them turn their fears over to God’s protection and care.”

The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family, by Dr. Kara E. Powell

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“Building on the bestselling go-to guidebook Sticky Faith, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family  shows parents how to actively encourage their children's spiritual growth so that it will stick with them into adulthood and empower them to develop a living, lasting faith.”

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