Phase Summaries

Phase summaries give a cliffsnotes version of what’s changing at every phase from Zero to One through Graduation. Each summary includes a brief description of the phase, growth & developmental insights, simple techniques for influencing a kid’s mind and heart, and a roadmap for discipleship. Share these six-panel phase summaries with parents on promotion Sunday, as part of a birthday gift, or use them as conversation starters.

Zero to One: Parenting Through The “I Need You Now” Phase

Reggie Joiner & Kristen Ivy

It’s Just A Phase – So Don’t Miss It. The phase when nobody sleeps, everybody smells, and one mesmerizing baby convinces you, “I need you now.” If you’re finding sleep hard to find and you’re surrounded by more messes than you ever imagined possible, you might be in one of the best phases of your child’s life. In this short volume, Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner simplify what you need to know so you can make the most of the present realities, the distinctive opportunities, and the future implications of the next 52 weeks. After all, you’ve only got about 936 weeks left until they graduate!