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PCL 13: If Not You, Then Who?

Frank Bealer (family pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC), Reggie Joiner, and Kristen Ivy talk about the critical role of every parent to do what no one else can do in the life of their kids. Even when it feels feel… Read More

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PCL 05: Widen the Circle

Carey Nieuwhof and Reggie Joiner, authors of Parenting Beyond Your Capacity, talk about how to be intentional about widening the circle around your family and inviting other adults to invest in the lives of your kids. You shouldn’t parent alone, and you don’t… Read More

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What to Do When You Notice Your Kid Is Struggling Socially

You might parent a social butterfly, able to befriend even the most unlikely of people. Perhaps you parent an introverted child who struggles to form friendships.  Regardless of personality, every child faces social challenges. That social butterfly? I’m guessing he or she… Read More

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5 Ways to Build Rapport With the Leaders in Your Kid’s Life

Lots of relationships in life come without a manual. How exactly do people learn to . . . · Be a good spouse? · A good student? · A good parent? · A good coffee-shop customer? Without any instruction, you can wonder… Read More

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The Secret to Helping Your Kid Find Great Friends

Nothing has the potential to affect the course of your kid’s life quite the same way that their friendships do. Self-help guru Jim Rohn puts it this way: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”… Read More