Parenting is a rollercoaster filled with highs of joy, celebration, and
gratitude as well as lows of frustration, exhaustion, and
discouragement. I always say, “Everything great you have ever heard
about parenting is true! And everything terrible you have ever heard
about parenting is also true!” There is nothing quite like being a parent
that brings out the best in you and the worst, sometimes within a split
The privilege and challenge of raising children to be responsible adults
is not to be taken lightly, and we all need help along the way. The goal
of Gracious Parenting is to come alongside parents to encourage,
equip, and support them with practical tools and new insights.
Whether it is dinnertime hassles, backtalk, homework, sibling fighting,
or irresponsibility – parenting provides continual challenges.
Gracious Parenting is an experience designed to help us navigate the challenges of
parenting while building up the relationship with our kids, offering
practical tools we can use everyday, and providing encouragement for
the whole family.
Parenting happens in real life, not theory, so this class centers on
specific and experiential content. Through an interactive and fun
educational model we tackle real-life, everyday challenges and
Topics covered include; a new look at misbehavior,
understanding your own parenting style and what pushes your buttons,
how to be kind and firm, the power of encouragement, logical
consequences, solving problems together, and family meetings.