Parenting Tips for Single Moms: 5 Easy Ways You Can Be More Effective

Parenting Tips for Single Moms: 5 Easy Ways You Can Be More Effective

Single mommin'. When it comes to parenting alone, it's hard to figure out what battles to pick, and even harder to determine just how to go about disciplining when you need to.

(Especially because the whole good cop/bad cop thing might not really be an option anymore.)

Disciplining solo might not be ideal, but when you realize that God Himself has called you to raise His kids, you can trust He will strengthen and equip you to do it when you seek His ways. After all, in 2 Corinthians 12:9, the Lord says, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness” (NLT).

Even your weak areas can’t stop God- in fact, that’s where He says He works best!

That being said, seeking to understand weaknesses in our parenting strategies can help reorient us to God’s way of doing things. In this post, we’ve got a list of 5 practical strategies you can easily implement (like today) to up your parenting game and grow great relationships with your kids in the process.

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Teaching Your Kids The Ten Commandments (In A Way They Won't See In Sunday School)

Teaching Your Kids The Ten Commandments (In A Way They Won't See In Sunday School)

Lately my son has been, shall we say "coloring outside the lines," when it comes to obedience (naturally) and I've struggled to figure out how to connect with him in a meaningful way on the subject. It's one thing as a parent to toot your own shofar and tell your kids that God says they have to obey you. Doesn't always work though (I mean in their minds, consider the source). But to teach your kid to actually open up the Word of God to learn the truth about something, that's the best way I've found to get the back up I need. Check out our notes on teaching your kid to really understand The Ten Commandments.

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Three Christian Parenting Books Every Mom Should Read

Three Christian Parenting Books Every Mom Should Read

Something about a marker wielding toddler makes you realize how truly unequipped you are for parenthood. Our oldest was two before I even thought of picking up a parenting book. Three parenting books totally changed the way I looked at my role as a mom and gave me some solid strategies to implement when it came to discipline and shepherding my kids' hearts. Read on to see our top picks!

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