The Phases of Parenting: Grades 1-5

In this next phase of parenting, a new variety of things arise as your child enters into elementary school. Just as your child enters into a new time of education, your role as a parent shifts and evolves too. Stay up-to-date with this next phase. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”https://saddlebackparents.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Phase-2-Grades-1-5-OUTLINE.pdf” text=”Download The Outline” color_override=””] […]

The Phases of Parenting: Birth-Kindergarten

The journey of parenting begins in this earliest phase. This first phase is filled with celebration, confusion, frustration, and more. Learn how you can best leverage your role as a parent to achieve mighty goals while your child is little. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”https://saddlebackparents.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Phase-1-Birth-Kinder-OUTLINE.pdf” text=”Download The Outline” color_override=””] [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” […]

Intro to the Phases of Parenting

Your child is currently in a particular phase of development. This video is an overview of the 5 phases that Saddleback Parents will look at the stages and phases of children and how it then impacts your goals and roles as a parent. Dive in to understand what these phases look like and how God […]

6 Stats on How Social Media Affects Teens that Parents Need to Know

Social media, just like many of the other major components of the Internet, started out simple enough; connect with friends and spend time together when you cannot be physically together. However, just like many of the major components of the Internet, social media has blown up in popularity with adults and more so, teenagers, who […]

How Do I Select a Technology Monitoring Service?

Teens and kids today are spending more and more time online through mobile devices. Simply seeing our kids’ actions and behavior in the physical world is no longer enough to know how they are acting or who they are with since the rise of social media and these digital devices. So, what is a parent […]

The Potholes of Parenting: Part 2

In this second look at the Potholes of Parenting, it’s time to take a deep and hard look at yourself as a parent. What makes you feel discontent or dissatisfied with your child? Explore the roots and unpack how to find contentment with who God made you and your child to be. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” […]

Parenting Beyond Your Capacity: Connect Your Family to a Wider Community

By Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwolf REVIEW: No matter how great our parenting skills are as individuals, single parents, or in mother-father combination, we all have limited capacity to accomplish this impossible responsibility. Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof combine forces to reveal a powerful “formula” for parenting success— orange is symbolic for the partnership between […]

Blended Families

Being in a blended family is a mix of joys and trials. Kurt Johnston has Saddleback Church staff members, Rommel Manio and Erica Marshall, in-studio to talk through the highs, lows, lessons, and life in co-parenting and navigating blended family life.  Incredible wisdom from these parents who have found profound blessings in their blended families.

The Potholes of Parenting: Part 1

There are lots of stumbling blocks in parenting, that is for sure. There are things constantly vying for your time and attention, often leaving you feeling disconnected from your children. It is time to set aside the distractions and fight to connect with your children. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” hover_text_color_override=”#fff” size=”medium” url=”https://saddlebackparents.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/On-Track-Parenting-Pothole-1-Discussion-Guide.pdf” text=”Download The Discussion Guide” […]