With 40,000 children in desperate need of care around Australia, foster care organisations around the country seek to provide hope for young and vulnerable children. Listen to Ann, a foster parent, and Margaret, a foster care placement worker with Lutheran Care in South Australia, as they share the unique struggles and joys that come with foster parenting.
Chris’s daughter, Rachel, was diagnosed at age three with a rare genetic disorder. After battling against doctors who didn’t believe her and even accused her of mistreating her daughter, Chris developed a fierce determination to trust her own instinct when it came to knowing what was best for Rachel. Listen to Chris as she shares how, as Rachel’s parents, they continue to experience life and joy through Rachel’s eyes.
Blended Families “It’s a funny thing when you join two families and two houses, you don’t mean to be, but you’re actually really quite threatened about trying to maintain territory. And I think we learned that we both had to give a lot more than 50 percent to make it work.” Parenting can be pretty […]
Parenting Families – Strategies for the Blended Family Parenting within a blended family is especially difficult. How can you avoid letting the past fracture your future? At times it may even seem hopeless. But, take heart; it is possible to build a new family unit that stands strong against the assaults of the past. It […]
Parenting – Finding The Fun Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a password to download the booklet. First Name Email Δ If you would like a printed version sent to you, click here to order the printed version with your name and postal address details.
Parenting With Purpose How do you parent with purpose? Order our booklet ‘Parenting with Purpose’ for insight into managing the balance between life and loving and protecting your children the best way possible. Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a password to download the booklet. First Name Email […]
Raising Your Children With Respect Raising a family is hard work, especially in today’s world. Many external forces reach into our homes and influence our families, but studies still show that children look to their parents for guidnace in the major areas of their lives. In this booklet parents will find helpful tips for building […]
Talking Openly With Kids There are scores of books for new parents or parents of toddlers, but none of these will prepare you for communicating with your pre-teen on the issues of peer pressure, sex, drugs, violence and death. This booklet offers practical advice on how and when to address these subjects with your children. […]
This week Andrew and Sarah will talk about some of the unique struggles of single parenting, and how they coped with the loneliness of raising children on their own.
This week Rob Schubert reflects on his experience of fatherhood, and on God, who reveals himself to us as a loving dad.