Monday, September 29, 2014

Family Toolbox: Recommended Resources for Parents

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One of the best things we can do to build a bridge between the church and the home is to provide our parents with solid resources that set them up to win.  Our goal is to put helpful tools in their hands that help them feel confident as they lead their kids to follow Jesus.  

Here's a list of the best resources that our Children's Ministry team recommends to parents at Southland.  

In this message at Christ Community Church, Michelle Anthony provides a great framework for parenting with eternity in mind.  Powerful and encouraging.

Raising children is one of the biggest challenges in life. It requires all of our strengths and talents. It makes us keenly aware of our weaknesses. In this message, Andy and Sandra Stanley of North Point Community Church tell you everything they know about parenting. This isn't everything there is to know, just what they know.

In this message at Southland, guest speaker Reggie Joiner shares a powerful vision for spiritual parenting and how the combined influence of church and family can impact the life of a child.  

Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson

God’s Design for Sex Series:
Book 1: The Story of Me (for kids ages 3-5) by Brenna and Stan Jones
Book 2: Before I Was Born (for kids ages 5-8) by Carolyn Nystrom
Book 3: What’s the Big Deal? (for kids ages 8-11) by Brenna and Stan Jones
Book 4: Facing the Facts (for kids ages 11-14) by Brenna and Stan Jones


How to Help Your Child Grieve (Focus On the Family article) 

Dinosaurs Divorce by Brown and Brown 
Two Homes by Claire Masurel 
At Daddy's on Saturday by Linda Girard

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