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Top Resources

LDS.org: General Conference Talks on Parenthood

LDS.org: Resources on the Topic of "Parenting"

LDS.org: Top Search Results on the Topic of Parenting


General Resources

"All Girls are Princesses"  (good article from Meridian Magazine)

...And....and....and

Blessings of Being Born in the Covenant

Goodcharacter.com (teaching guides for K-12 for teaching good character traits)

"I Loved You Enough..."

Importance of wife and mother in the home - Richard G. Scott - Gen. Conf. excerpt

Laws of Decreasing and Increasing Returns

Live in Your Time - Vaughn J. Featherstone

"My Home as a Temple"  Is there something sacred in the everyday?

"Parenting" (BYU Forever Families website) - many articles

Parenting Tips

Parents...Freedom...and Principles: Richard L. Evans

Prime Time

Seventeen Rules for your children of dating age

"Strengthen the Family" - Lots of articles  (link to JoAnn Hibbert Hamilton website)

Teaching Children:  "Do as I Do"

Teachings of our Church Leaders:

Ten Ways to Spend Time With Children - President Ezra Taft Benson

These Things I Wish For Each of You

Values Parenting website by Richard and Linda Eyre offers 20 of their parenting books free online


Parenting Humor

Grades

Headache

Shopping With Children

Teenage Driving

The Flat Tire


Quotes On Parenting

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Family Scripture Study Quotes

Wayward Children Quotes

Comforting Quotes

Quotes on Parenting from LDS Daily WOOL


Poems On Parenting

A Touch of Love

A Poem for Moms and Dads

Day-Old Child  --  by Carol Lynn Pearson   (poem)

"Handwriting on the Wall"

If I had my child to raise over again

"Listen"

"My Hands Were Busy"

The Little Chap Who Follows Me

Which House Do You Live In?

Where Is My Boy Tonight


General Conference Addresses

"A Prayer for the Children" - Jeffrey R. Holland

"Back to Gospel Basics," L. Tom Perry

"Becoming Goodly Parents" - L. Tom Perry

"Bring Up a Child in the Way He Should Go" - Gordon B. Hinckley

"Children and the Family" - W. Eugene Hansen

"Courageous Parenting" - Larry R. Lawrence

"Help for Parents" - H. Burke Peterson

"Ocean Currents and Family Influences" - Spencer W. Kimball (icebergs analogy)

"Parents: The Prime Gospel Teachers of Their Children" - Tad R. Callister

"Parents in Zion" - Boyd K. Packer (excellent)

"Protect the Children" - Dallin H. Oaks

"Teaching Our Children to Love the Scriptures" - Anne G. Wirthlin 

"The Family Influence" - Spencer W. Kimball

"The Greatest Challenge in the World--Good Parenting" - James E. Faust

"The Joy of Honest Labor" - L. Tom Perry (teaching children to work)

"Thou Mayest Choose for Thyself" - N. Eldon Tanner (very good)

 "Train up a Child" - L. Tom Perry

"With All the Feeling of a Tender Parent: A Message of Hope to Families" - Robert D. Hales


BYU Speeches

"Preparing for Parenthood by Making Sense of My Past"

"The Responsibility of Parents" - Delbert L. Stapley

"The Sacred Responsibilities of Parenthood" - M. Russell Ballard


Additional Articles

"Hope for When Your Family Feels Broken" (lds.org)

"Inspiring students to stand strong amid torrent of temptation"  -  Elder Eyring instructs CES teachers

"Letting Go without Giving Up" - Ensign

"Loving My Wayward Child" - Ensign

"My Father Rescued Me" - Ensign

"Parenting: Everything to Do with the Heart" - Patricia Holland - Parents' Fireside Broadcast - January 1985

"The Functional Family" - James D. MacArthur - Ensign

"The Truth of Consequences" - Ensign

"Two Dimes and a Nickel" - A Bishop's experience - Ensign

"When Kings and Queens Come to Call" - H. Wallace Goddard (Meridian Magazine)

Enlivening Family Scripture Study - Ensign

Scripture Chases for Children - Ensign

Scripture Study with Children - Ensign

"Hope for Parents of Wayward Children" - Ensign


Good Books And CDs On Parenting

Books and CDs Idea List (many good ones, geared to teens/young adults)

"How to Hug a Teenage Porcupine" - John L. Lund (4 CDs) 3 talk set

"How to Teach Your Children About Sex and Intimacy in Marriage" - Laura M. Brotherson (2 CD's) (very good)

"Teaching Your Children to Fly--A Guide to Independence" - Merrilee Boyack

"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families" - by Stephen R. Covey - Book or CDs

"The Entitlement Trap" - by Richard and Linda Eyre - Book or 6 CDs


Large Printable Quotes to Post

"YOU help set the tone in our home."

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"Virtually every issue that we deal with, be it education...be it human services or gang problems or drugs, we find STRONG FAMILIES the ultimate solution."

-Governor Mike Leavitt-

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