RESOURCES FOR PARENTS

Zero to One Book

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!

It's Just A Phase So Don't Miss It Book

It’s Just A Phase So Don’t Miss It

Reggie Joiner & Kristen Ivy

Every church knows that kids matter. Does your church act like every kid matters at every phase? A phase is a timeframe in a kid’s life when you can leverage distinctive opportunities to influence their future. It’s Just A Phase is a challenge for churches to treat every kid who breathes like they are made in the image of God.

Playing For Keeps / Losing Your Marbles

Reggie Joiner, Elizabeth Hansen, & Kristen Ivy

A book for anybody who interacts with a kid or teenager every week – from a parent to a coach to Small Group Leader. Anybody. Playing for Keeps explores six things every kid needs over time, and provides 18 practical ideas for anybody who wants to make what really matters matter more.

Legacy Marble Jar

You have approximately 936 weeks from the day a child is born until he or she graduates from high school—and the weeks move quickly. Filled with approximately 1,000 marbles, the Legacy Marble Jar serves as a visual reminder that will help parents play for keeps. Because when you see how much time you have left, you tend to do more with the time you have now.

One and Two: Parenting Through the “I Can Do It” Phase

Reggie Joiner & Kristen Ivy

The phase when nobody’s on time, everything’s a mess, and one eager toddler will insist, “I can do it.”

If you can’t get out of the door because your toddler won’t budge until he puts on his own shoes, 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 104 weeks.

After all, you’ve only got about 884 weeks left until your child graduates!

Don’t Miss It: Parent Like Every Week Counts

It goes by fast.  The responsibility to shape a child’s faith and character can seem overwhelming.

If you are a parent, you have probably realized by now that you can’t make a toddler share, can’t force a child to have faith, and can’t compel a teenager to make smart decisions. But there is something you can do. You can make this week count. And then do it again, and again.What you understand about your kids now has the potential to change their future.

So don’t miss it.