Becoming the Best Parent You Can Be

Effective Parenting

Discover skills and strategies to be the best parent you can be. Topics covered in this multi-faceted series include:

  1. Remember All That Was Good in Your Child and Seeing It In Your Teen. Learn to see your child through a new (but incredibly familiar) lens.
  2. Being a Good Role Model on Your Best AND Worst Days. All of us have our good and bad days. Be a role model on even the bad ones by taking care of yourself and moving forward.
  3. The Role of Parents vs. Friends. Discover the important difference between parents and friends.
  4. We Know What Works: The Power of Balanced Parenting. An overview of parenting styles and the most effective of the bunch.
  5. Self-Care and Parenting. Take care of yourself so your teen can learn from your example.
  6. What Is Unconditional Love?. See your teen as they deserve to be seen.
  7. Why and How to Promote Familial Interdependence. Honor your teen’s growing independence. It builds the long-term familial connections that last well into adulthood.

For more great content, check out our YouTube channel where we explore topics like dealing with stress, disciple, and resilience. Do you have an idea for a video that you’d like to see? If so, email your suggestion to

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