At Focus on the Family Canada, we support families in a variety of formats. One of the ways is through our series of original articles, which we publish for free online each month. In case you may have missed them, here are links to a few of our latest articles related to marriage and parenting, as well as to faith and culture.

Reading history to honour God and strengthen our heart
Do you enjoy learning about history? Or are you like many who treat history as a dreary subject filled with dusty old stories that have little relevance to our lives? While most of us aren’t historians, all of us are invited to ponder God’s wondrous works in history – not as a dry academic exercise, but to stir our hearts toward awe and worship and to strengthen our faith in him. Click through for a handful of considerations that can help us do that.
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Teaching kids how to calm their emotions: The stoplight approach
All children need to learn what to do with really big emotions – emotions like anger, frustration and disappointment. Learn how the simple analogy of a traffic light can powerfully help your child.
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Celebrating a century of women’s suffrage
It has been 100 years since American women were guaranteed the right to vote. As we celebrate this centennial, it’s important that we take an honest look at the history of women’s suffrage – especially in Western democracies. After all, how could countries built on Judeo-Christian ethics have denied this basic right to women for as long as they did, when the Bible teaches women and men are equally made in the image of God? Click through to read more.
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Words that build trust in a marriage
Walking through life with anxiety is a more common path than you’d think, but it can also be a unique experience for each person. In a marriage where only one spouse lives with anxiety, it can be difficult to navigate this dynamic together. How will the spouse with anxiety communicate what he or she needs? How will the spouse without anxiety understand something they’ve never experienced? Before going into specifics of what a husband and wife can do to support and encourage one another, it’s important to understand anxiety itself.
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