In a national survey of the state of families in America (Bowman, 2012), parents reportedly believe that raising children today is more complicated than it used to be. Along with that, most perceived that the quality of American family life was declining. In addition, 55% of the parents surveyed expressed a concern that they were not doing a very good job of parenting. In essence, the study concluded that, “for today’s mothers and fathers, there is no clear map that charts the path for nurturing the next generation of adults” (Bowman, 2012, page 10).
We bring you good news. There is a map! The map that charts the path of parenting for us is the Word of God. Scripture’s principles for parenting are timeless. Help! I’m a Parent! will inspire and encourage parents, grandparents, and caregivers on your journey as disciple-makers of your children. It addresses common challenges experienced by parents of children from ages 13 to 18.
Topics include disconnecting in order to connect, teen mental health, fostering independence, and more. This resource is ideal for use individually, as a couple, or in a group meeting in the home, church, or at a local church school. Journey with authors Pamela and Claudio Consuegra as they explore the God-given role of parenting. You will be motivated to take up this exciting challenge and experience the blessings of parenthood. Curriculum materials are also available in Spanish.