Posts about parenting

The Sounding Blog

Be a Man

  Do you know what it means to be a man? The definition of manhood has changed throughout history and varies throughout cultures.  Are “real”…

Dec 29, 2015
Walking in Faith

Changing Your World, Part 3: Loving Your World

We all have someone who accepted us into their influence and gave us encouragement, respect, hope.  It is now our turn to accept new people into our circle…

Dec 21, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

Navigating the Stress of Christmas

“Never again!”   Two words I think of often this time of year.   Never again!  Forget the mall. I am shopping for Christmas gifts online…

Dec 19, 2015
Come Receive the Light

When Our Children Leave the Nest

  Although we raise our children to be independent, did we prepare ourselves to live independently of them?  It can be a very trying time for parents…

Dec 16, 2015
Orthodox Seminary News

Speaking to Secular America: Parents as Youth Directors

    During Speaking to Secular America Conference, hosted by the Missions Institute at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology,…

Dec 16, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Yes Melanie, There Is a Santa Claus

  As a child I remember him – the warm, benevolent visitor who magically ate our Christmas cookies and left behind a slew of beautiful presents…

Dec 14, 2015
Walking in Faith

Changing Your World, Part 2: Influencing Your World with Love.

The Devil tries to defeat you with lies that you don’t have influence in the lives of people.  But you have influencing power over your world.  And…

Dec 14, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Potamitis Publishing and Their Calling

  Children love the saints and reading about the saints in books by Potamitis Publishing.  Dionysios Potamitis is the owner of Potamitis Publishing,…

Dec 04, 2015
The Sounding Blog

The Church as Memory Palace

    Why We Need to Take Our Children to Liturgy Have you ever found yourself remembering a place while you think? I remember the first time I…

Dec 03, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

Insight to Adoption

November is National Adoption Month.  Jennifer Hock has joined Fr. Chris to share her experience as a foster and adoption parent in this episode of Orthodox…

Nov 20, 2015