Stepfamily life often includes kids with two homes. Ron Deal's panel discussion on this episode gives valuable tips on how parents can help create smooth transitions and a secure environment when kids move between homes.
In the Bible patience means "long-suffering." Dave and Ann Wilson, with Bob Lepine, explain why this is so important for parents, and why showing gentle grace in the midst of irritation makes all the difference.
Adoption hasn't been an easy journey for the Douglass family. Judy Douglass shares the realities of raising a rebellious child, and how she continues to be amazed at God's continued work in Josh's life.
Mike Berry gives an honest look at the challenging side of adoption. Berry tells parents considering adoption that their number one need is for education and community, and promises there will be hardship alongside the joy.
Mike Berry tells what led him and his wife to pursue adoption and foster parenting. Berry encourages couples to adopt if they feel led, but warns them that at some point they will feel like they are running into a wall.