If you compromise your principles for your children's comfort, fill up a busy schedule to the detriment to spiritual instruction, or put your kids before your relationship with your spouse, your kids may be an idol for you! Let's talk about it.
If you're a single parent, you know how stressful it is to fulfill every parenting role for your kids. Find support, and lean on God! Let's talk about it.
Do you have a kid that never owns up to the wrong things they've done? You can teach them how by setting an example. Let's talk about it.
It could be easy to do because they're more independent and may not say much around the family anymore. But don't forget about them! They still need you just as much as when they were younger.
Your older kids may expect more privileges that come with their age, and they're frustrated if the youngers receive the same privileges. How should you handle the situation?
Are you relying on your own strength to overcome your old sin nature? You're setting that example for your kids too. Instead, rely on God to overcome your old ways, and teach your kids to do that too.
Do you have extended family that aren't Christians and mock your faith? Ho can you engage with them in love, and what should you do if they start influencing your kids away from faith?
Your kids may be more interested in reading their Bible if they can engage with it in a way relevant to them. Introduce them to the Unlocked teen devotional from Keys for Kids, an ongoing daily series to connect teens with their Bibles and with their Creator at https://www.unlocked.org/
There's a lot of distractions and time-wasting apps available through technology. So should you set rules around phones and tablets in your house? Let's talk about what you can do.
Almost every man and woman of God in the Bible suffered, so why would we expect our journey of following God to be easy?