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August 2016

When Our Children Don't Succeed

August 2016

All of us who have children, grandchildren, nephews or nieces want them to succeed in life.  We become overjoyed when they do, and we proudly tell others of their accomplishments.  Their success reflects upon us.  In a very real sense, we regard their success as our success.What if th...Read More

Ten Tips for Patents

August 2016

O. Henry, in one of his short stories, tells of a little girl whose mother has died. When the father would come home from work, he would fix their meal, and then he would sit alone with his paper and pipe, put his feet on the hassock, and read. The little girl would come in and say, ‘'Father,...Read More

Biblical Foundation on Parenting

August 2016

The institutions like family, community and society plays a significant role in fostering the holistic development among children. Their approach influences them positively/negatively at different levels, in diverse ways. Family is the prime centre for learning where a child is formed or deformed de...Read More

Impact of Perceived Parenting

August 2016

Apparent parenting style and practices including parental conflicts and parental anxiety and the way the children understand them can be termed as perceived parenting.Parents have a key role in the well being and overall performance of the children. They can influence children positively and negativ...Read More

“Where there is no father…”

August 2016

Presenting the children of single parent divorced mothers and its implications for the mission/ministry of the ChurchMy intention is to describe precisely the impact of divorce on children, so I am confining the scope of this article to the children of single mothers who are divorcees. By doing this...Read More

A Biblical Reflection on Parenting

August 2016

This article is for all parents who search the Bible for lessons on parenting. The primary objective of this writing is not a scholarly search but a reflective practical learning from the Bible on good parenting. However, the first part of the article gives a clue for research on biblical characters...Read More

Is Homeschooling a Viable Option for Parenting?

August 2016

Two years ago I attended a one day get together of Christian families in Kerala who were homeschooling their children. It was interesting to hear of this in Kerala though I was familiar with homeschooling from friends from the West. How can homeschooling be possible in the Indian context? The day in...Read More