BPC Parenting Blog — Bay Presbyterian Church

Jan 7, 2018


Welcome to the BPC Parenting Blog, a dedicated platform brought to you by St Mark’s United Methodist Church. Here, we strive to provide valuable insights and helpful resources on various aspects of parenting, faith, and community life. Our team of experts is passionate about supporting parents as they navigate the challenges and joys of raising children. Join our vibrant community and discover a wealth of knowledge to assist you on your parenting journey.

1. Nurturing Healthy Relationships

Building and nurturing healthy relationships within the family is a fundamental part of parenting. In our articles, we explore effective communication strategies, conflict resolution techniques, and fostering trust and mutual respect. Discover practical tips to strengthen the bond between parents, children, and siblings, creating a harmonious and loving home environment.

1.1 Effective Communication

Communication lays the foundation for creating strong connections within the family. Learn how to enhance your communication skills through active listening techniques, open and honest conversations, and the importance of validating your child's feelings. Effective communication fosters mutual understanding, encourages healthy self-expression, and promotes a supportive atmosphere at home.

1.1.1 Active Listening Techniques

Active listening is an essential skill in developing strong relationships. Discover strategies such as maintaining eye contact, paraphrasing, and showing genuine interest in your child's thoughts and emotions. By practicing active listening, you can create a safe space for your child to open up and share their concerns, enriching your connection and strengthening your bond.

2. Navigating Parenthood with Faith

At Bay Presbyterian Church, we understand the importance of faith in guiding and shaping our parenting journeys. Our articles explore how incorporating faith-based values and teachings can positively influence our children's development, instill moral values, and provide a strong moral compass for making choices.

2.1 Instilling Moral Values

Discover various strategies for instilling moral values based on your faith. Explore the power of storytelling, engaging in meaningful discussions about ethics, and setting a positive example through your own actions. By nurturing a foundation of moral values, you can equip your children with the tools they need to make ethical decisions and become compassionate members of society.

2.1.1 Power of Storytelling

Storytelling has been used for generations to impart wisdom, teach important lessons, and nurture empathy. Find inspiration on how to incorporate storytelling into your parenting, from sharing religious parables to creating your own tales that highlight the values and teachings you wish to instill in your children. Engage their imaginations and instigate meaningful conversations about faith and morality.

3. Building a Supportive Community

Parenting can be both rewarding and challenging, and having a supportive community can make a significant difference. At St Mark’s United Methodist Church, we emphasize the importance of finding like-minded individuals who share your values and understand the unique experiences of raising children in today's world.

3.1 Join Our Community

Connect with fellow parents through our various community initiatives, events, and support groups. Join our vibrant online forums, attend parenting workshops, and participate in community outreach programs. By joining our community, you can find a network of support, share experiences, and learn from one another as we navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood together.

3.1.1 Parenting Workshops

Our parenting workshops offer interactive sessions led by experts in child development, family dynamics, and faith-based parenting. Dive deep into topics such as positive discipline, fostering resilience in children, and balancing work-life commitments. Gain valuable insights and practical strategies to equip you for success on your parenting journey.


The BPC Parenting Blog, brought to you by Bay Presbyterian Church, is your go-to resource for valuable parenting tips, faith-based insights, and a supportive community. Embrace the joys of parenthood while navigating the challenges with confidence, knowing that you have a strong support system behind you. Explore our comprehensive articles, join our community, and embark on a parenting journey rooted in love, faith, and shared experiences.

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Oct 15, 2023
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Oct 5, 2023
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Aug 28, 2023
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Jul 15, 2023
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Jan 30, 2023
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Jun 1, 2022
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Apr 14, 2022
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Apr 4, 2022
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Jan 20, 2022
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Oct 15, 2021
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Jan 4, 2021
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Nov 29, 2020
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Aug 25, 2020
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Mar 13, 2020
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Dec 3, 2018
Wes Ashworth
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Jul 27, 2018
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Jul 24, 2018
Elisabeth Hartwig
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Apr 19, 2018
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