Parenting

Shawnelle Eliasen with her sons
Teenagers

The Best Life Advice from Mom

Be excellent, stand tall and have faith—Shawnelle Eliasen's five boys share the best piece of advice they each received from their mom.

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Shawnelle with her sons (from left), Gabriel, Samuel, Isaiah, Grant and Logan
Teenagers

How Her Sons Taught Her To Embrace Change

Accepting that her five sons were growing up was hard for this mom. Her kids helped her let go with grace.

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A teacher's advice
Life Advice

Surprising Spiritual Advice in the Classroom

A teacher shares how a young student helped him do his job—and life—better.

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Praise God even when you're tired
Teenagers

Praise God, No Matter What

Whether we are stressed, worried or overwhelmed, God asks us to love Him in the moment.

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Mom talks to teen son.
Teenagers

How to Choose Peace Instead of Anger

A mom, in a heated moment, slows down and prays over a situation with her teenage son.

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The Today Show's Al Roker with his son, Nick
Special Needs Children

Al Roker on How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Inspires Him

The Today show weatherman and co-host shares the joys and lessons he's learned from his son, Nick.

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Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew
Adult Children

Life-Changing Advice from the Father He Hardly Knew

Nyon Smith shares how, on becoming a parent himself, he became closer to his own father, who tended to be career-focused when Nyon was growing up, and learned lessons on parenting from his dad.

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Mom talking to teen daughter
Teenagers

Teaching Honesty to a Teen

A parent enlists God’s help in teaching her teenage daughter to do the right thing.

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Keeping Kids Clean: Advice for Parents
Addiction and Recovery

Keeping Kids Clean: Advice for Parents

An expert from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers tips on how parents can help keep their children happy, healthy—and safe.

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Photo from the interior of "Cozy Minimalist"
Emotional and Mental Health

Myquillyn Smith Shares Her Best Decluttering Tips

The blogger and decorating expert opens up about her journey to minimalism and how to declutter your home.

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