They’re HAVING a hard time

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Often my time reading these days is spent on online articles on parenting. Several months ago, a friend of mine with a child 4 months older than my guy mentioned… Read more

How to talk to young people about doubt

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When leaders and parents tend to silence young people’s doubts, young people not only learn that their church and family can’t handle doubt; they think God can’t handle doubt either…. Read more

How do I help busy and stressed teenagers and young adults? Two new rules of thumb

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Approximately 20% of teenagers confess that they worry a great deal about current and future life events. But only 8% of the parents of these same teenagers are aware that… Read more

Why do we do Free Family Events?

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We do a lot of Free Family Events here at Suncoast. Why do we do that? Something powerful happens in the moments we spend with our families. When we share… Read more

Parenting Class Podcasts

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Besides actually being a parent, one of my greatest joys is teaching the Parenting Class at Suncoast.  I think your relationship with your child is so important no matter what… Read more

What I Learned From The Parenting Class As A Childfree Millennial

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Hi there! You can scroll to the bottom for the full playlist, or keep reading! I had the pleasure of hosting a podcast series with Susan called “Parenting Class” which… Read more

Don’t Miss the Moment – Be Present

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Our world is saturated with digital videos, photos, social media posts. We as parents want to document every moment of our little miracle’s milestones. But sometimes, we miss the point…. Read more

3 Survival Tips for Preschool Parents

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As a working mother of a two-year-old, I feel utterly and completely stretched a good portion of the time. I cannot even imagine what it would feel like to have… Read more

Parents in the Know – Exploring Your Child’s Brain

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Last November, we had a free event at Suncoast geared toward helping parents understand their kids. We brought in 3 experts in the fields of teaching and child development and… Read more

Losing Your Marbles – Make the time count!

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Before I became a parent, I heard the phrase, “The days are long, but the years are short.” It’s true. I might have begun with “The days are an ETERNITY…”… Read more