adult kids


Steering your young adult back to faith

Half of Canadian young adults (ages 18-34) who were raised in Evangelical Protestant churches no longer attend church regularly.

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When your young adult's smoking pot

Our young adult is smoking pot when they are out with friends. We are very opposed to this but wonder how to handle it. What should we do?

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How to support your adult child without condoning their choices

Our adult child has completely rejected his Christian upbringing. After graduating from high school he moved in with his girlfriend and became involved with drug and alcohol abuse. Our hearts ache to reach out to him, but we don't want to appear to be condoning his lifestyle. What would you recommend?

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Q&A: Approval of future son-in-law

My daughter recently asked my husband and me if we approved of her boyfriend, whom she loves dearly. It seems irresponsible not to point out areas where they may struggle as a couple, but on the other hand, if they marry, I don’t want our son-in-law to always remember that we had some concerns.

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Under one roof

Family became more precious to me after I sat by the bedside of my dying father-in-law, after I cared for my mother following emergency triple-bypass surgery, and when I held newborn nephews as my sister celebrated the beginning of her own young family.

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