Family Resources

Focused on the Family – Resources

Parenting Articles:

How To Teach Frustration Tolerance to Kids
To Stop A Child’s Tantrum, Sometimes You Just Have to Go with It
Why Routines Are Important For Kids
Responding to Toddler’s Irrational Behavior
How To Deal with School Bullies
Helping Children with Hitting and Aggression
Tips to Create Balance Between Parenting and Entrepreneurship


Books on Parenting:

The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian
Praying Circles around your Children
by Mark Batterson
Losing Your Marbles
by Reggie Joiner, Elizabeth Hansen and Kristen Ivy
In Praise of Stay At Home Moms
by Dr. Laura Schleissinger
MomSense – A Common Sense Guide to Confident Mothering
by Jean Blackmer
Parenting Beyond Your Capacity
by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof
She’s Gonna Blow
by Julie Ann Barnhill
by Lysa Terkeurst
1-2-3 Magic – Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
by Thomas W. Phelan Ph.D.
Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Boundaries: When To Say Yes, When To Say No – To Take Control of Your Life by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend

Parenting Resources:

Conversation Starters for Kids
The Key Jar – Conversation Starters (from

Marriage Articles:

Seven Practical Ways to Bless Your Husband
40 Prayers to Pray Over Your Husband


Books on Marriage:

The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian
The Husband Project – 21 Days of Loving Your Man on Purpose and w/ a Plan
by Kathi Lipp
Sacred Marriage
by Gary Thomas
Marriage on the Rock
by Jimmy Evans
The Five Love Languages
by Gary Chapman
Love for a Lifetime
by Dr. James Dobson
The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller
Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
Why You Do the Things You Do: The Secret to Healthy Relationships by Tim Clinton