Parents

Bring your family closer in Christ with these helpful articles and videos. Learn how to nurture your children's faith and develop habits for being together in God's Word.

  • Parenting Guilt, God’s Grace: March 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Parenting Guilt, God’s Grace: March 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    It was a month or so after our second child was born, and my almost two-year-old decided he wanted to join the rest of the family and stop sleeping too. Fighting bedtime, skipping his...

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  • Patterns: February 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Patterns: February 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I’ve never been a person who really relied on or noticed patterns in my life. I never struggled with feeling too scheduled or the opposite feeling of overwhelmed with no structure. That...

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  • The Perfect Parent: God the Father Looks Out for Us

    The Perfect Parent: God the Father Looks Out for Us

    The vocation of parent is the ultimate paradox. It is at once viscerally sweet, compelling, and satisfying—and then also just not. Not at all any of those things. In fact, parenting is...

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  • Change: January 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Change: January 2024 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “In 2024, I plan to . . .” Fill in the blank. Maybe you’re hoping to exercise more, eat healthier, start a new job, go on a big family trip, spend more time with your spouse, spend less...

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  • Jesus Bears Our Burdens: Everyday Faith Calendar December 2023

    Jesus Bears Our Burdens: Everyday Faith Calendar December 2023

    I never had any interest in watching the 1946 James Stewart Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, until college. Many adults and teens in my life had droned on about how boring they...

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  • Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    We say the word thanks a lot in a day. We thank our spouse for filling up our coffee, we end emails with the word thanks, and we thank people for holding the door for us. As parents, we...

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  • Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Giving Thanks Biblically: November 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    We say the word thanks a lot in a day. We thank our spouse for filling up our coffee, we end emails with the word thanks, and we thank people for holding the door for us. As parents, we...

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  • Heroes: October 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Heroes: October 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I have no idea what or who my seventeen-month-old daughter will dress up as for our upcoming Halloween events. These days, it’s a big responsibility to make sure that your family costumes...

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  • An Inside Look of My Book About Church0:33

    An Inside Look of My Book About Church

    A beginner-friendly children's book to learn the basic parts of the church service. It can also help parents, grandparents, and educators explain the sacraments and how to worship at church. https:/

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  • Look Inside the Children's book Alive Before You Were Born0:45

    Look Inside the Children's book Alive Before You Were Born

    This children's book reinforces the truth that life begins at conception. Teach your child the relationship between God and his children and how precious each person's life is. Get this book today t

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  • The One Thing: September 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    The One Thing: September 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “Don’t you see how hard I’m working?” “I feel like my work goes unappreciated.” “It seems like no matter what I do, it’s never enough. There’s always one more thing.”

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  • Best Family Devotionals

    Best Family Devotionals

    Whether you are winding down at bedtime, embarking on a road trip, or seeking reassurance during a hard time, it’s important to spend time with God as a family. Check out the following...

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  • How to Talk to Kids about God’s Design for Men and Women

    How to Talk to Kids about God’s Design for Men and Women

    Our children face numerous challenges today, such as topics of conversation happening before they are ready to hear them, pressures regarding their identity, and more. When it comes to...

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  • Meal Time Investment: August 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Meal Time Investment: August 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Before having kids, my husband and I believed that family dinners would come naturally. Neither of our parents seemed to have much trouble making this happen, so we thought we wouldn’t...

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  • Growing in God: July 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Growing in God: July 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

     “What dis?” my son asked, pointing to the ultrasound picture of our baby, due next month. “Baby brother!” I said, pointing to the picture and pointing to my tummy. Then I dug around in...

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  • Teaching Ideas for the Catechism: The Lord’s Prayer, Petitions 5–7 and Conclusion

    Teaching Ideas for the Catechism: The Lord’s Prayer, Petitions 5–7 and Conclusion

    Here are a few ideas for teaching the Law and Gospel from the Lord’s Prayer, Petitions 5–7 and Conclusion in Luther’s Small Catechism.

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  • Welcome to the 2023 CPH Reads Reading Challenge!4:28

    Welcome to the 2023 CPH Reads Reading Challenge!

    Are you ready for the 2023 CPH Reads Reading Challenge? Check out what's new this year and get a peek inside this year's reading challenge. Learn more about the CPH Reading Challenge: cph.org/cph-rea

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  • Faithful in Prayer: June 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Faithful in Prayer: June 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    There’s a joke in my family that my older sister was baptized in the kitchen sink by my maternal grandmother. I have no idea whether the tale is tall or true, but I can imagine it might...

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  • Making Space: May 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Making Space: May 2023 Everyday Faith Calendar

    I walk into the sanctuary with my newborn daughter strapped into a baby carrier and a diaper bag on my back. I’m only a few minutes early to service, but it’s a relatively empty space....

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  • Challenges Christian Parents Are Facing in Education

    Challenges Christian Parents Are Facing in Education

    In the 1970s and ’80s, I went to public schools from kindergarten through my first year of college. . . . It wasn’t a Christian environment by any means, but it was a decent education....

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