Parenting Websites


Home Word

HomeWord seeks to advance the work of God in the world by educating, equipping, and encouraging parents and churches to build God-honoring families from generation to generation.


The Gospel Coalition

The Gospel Coalition encourages and educates current and next-generation leaders by advocating gospel-centered principles and practices the glorify the Savior…


Focus on the Family

Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. We provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God’s design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in biblical principles…


Desiring God

God is most glorified in us, when we are most satisfied in him — Desiring God exists to help people everywhere understand and embrace this truth. We aim to make the glory of God and the goodness of joy the foundation and flavor of everything we do…


Sticky Faith

Most churches in America would give anything to develop a deep, growing faith in kids that “sticks” and continues to mature long-term. That interest is dwarfed only by parents’ desire to develop a deep, growing faith in their own kids…


Covenant Eyes

The internet is a crazy place. No student should have complete free and unfiltered access to the internet. Covenant Eyes helps overcome porn addiction by monitoring online activity and sending reports.


Plugged In

Should your child see that new movie this weekend? Plugged In gives you all the info you need to make the informed decision.


Parenting Books


Parenting Beyond Your Capacity: Connect Your Family to a Wider Community by Reggie Joiner & Carey Nieuwhof

Most parents have so many demands on their time that they can’t be the kind of parent they desire to be. They need to know the Orange Factor: Two combined influences will make a greater impact on kids than just two influences. And it’s true. Parents who partner with the faith community are the best way to bring the next generation into the family of God-and keep them there.


Don’t Miss It by Reggie Joiner

You will have approximately 936 weeks from the time your child is born until he or she graduates from high school. It goes by fast. The responsibility to shape a child’s faith and character can seem overwhelming. If you are a parent, you have probably realized by now that you …


Understanding Your Young Teen by Mark Oestreicher

Between the ages of 11-14, adolescents experience one of the most significant periods of change they’ll face during their lifetimes—physically, mentally, emotionally, relationally and spiritually. Mothers and fathers of young teens are presented with new challenges in understanding, communicating with and parenting their kids during this time in their lives. Understanding Your Young Teen offers insights on early adolescent development, new research and cultural changes, and practical applications for parenting and living with young teens.


An Anxious Mind by Michael A. Tompkins, Katherine Martinez

‘My Anxious Mind’ outlines a simple and proven plan to help you understand and deal with your anxiety and panic. It is full of simple-to-use tools and strategies that easily fit into any teen’s busy routine.


What do I do when Teenages are Depressed and Contemplate Suicide? by Dr. Steven Gerali

“In this new series of books designed for anyone connected to teenagers, Dr. Steven Gerali addresses six daunting and difficult situations that, when they do happen, often leave youth workers and parents feeling unprepared. With a background in adolescent counseling, Dr. Gerali provides valuable resources to help youth workers and parents through some of the most challenging situations they may face.


Can I Ask That? by Jim Candy & Brad M. Griffin

Teenagers are tired of vague or nonexistent answers to their tough questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity. Just when they’re capable of diving into the deep end of their faith, all too often the church keeps them splashing around in shallow waters. As eight years of Sticky Faith research on teenagers has shown, it’s not doubt or hard questions that are toxic to faith. It’s silence.


A Parents Guide to Understanding Sex & Dating by Mark Oestreicher

Helping your child make wise choices about sex and dating requires more than just one chat. It’s about building bridges of ongoing dialogue throughout the teenage years.