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Parent Resources

As parents, we often know what we are looking for but do not know where to start, or which resources are good. Below are a variety of resources and their location to help cut back on search time. Need a resource you do not see listed, please email Kristen and let her know. Have a great resource you would like to share? Let Kristen know and she can add it to the list.

Bibles:

With all the different types and styles out there, choosing a bible can be difficult. To help ease some of that frustration, there is a large collection of bibles to try out available in Kristen’s Office. Please message her to arrange pick up.

Types of Bibles: a general overview of the different translations, to help choose a version the works best for you!

Biblical literacy:

Books of the Bible Reading Caterpillar: As your child reads through a book of the bible, they track the chapters by colouring in different circles on the caterpillar.

Day-To-Day Bible (at the link, or in the office): Read your way through the bible with this kid friendly, daily reading bible.

Internet Filters:

Family Life Review of Various Filters

Parenting:

Grace Based Parenting Series: Grace Based Parenting is not another manual full of impossible standards; rather it is a new map for learning to see ourselves and our children through God’s limitless tenderness – to raise our kids the way God raises us.

It’s Just a Phase, so don’t miss it (available at office): From birth to graduation, our children are constantly changing and growing. This book, breaks down the stages and looks at the wholistic child (spiritual, physical, emotional), and helps you as parents navigate each stage.

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles that can radically change your family: In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up fights, many parents get lost. Feeling pressure to do everything “right” and raise up “good” children, it’s easy to lose sight of our ultimate purpose as parents in the quest for practical tips and guaranteed formulas.

The Blessing (small group study and book available at office or Library):Children of every age (including adults) long for the gift of “the blessing” — the unconditional love and approval that come from a healthy relationship with their parents.

Pornography:

Good pictures, bad pictures (available in the library, or at the office). For more information, check out the links for preschool/early elementary or grade school students.

Sex

How to Talk to You Kids About Sex (Vimeo video)

Spiritual Formation:

Becoming A Spiritually Healthy Family(one copy in office): unpack the 6 common dysfunctional parenting styles that we fall into out of habit, and how to get back on track with this grace-filled guide on focusing on God as 1st in charge.

KidZ at Home, spiritual practices: devotional style. Great for all ages and stages.

Worship

Teaching Kids Authentic Worship (one copy available in office)While designed for churches, this book not only teaches about authentic worship, but contains 52 practical ways to draw your child(ren) into worship.