thriving-familyAbout Thriving Family

Thriving Family is a Christian marriage and parenting magazine from Focus on the Family. In this bimonthly publication, you'll find:

  • age-specific parenting advice
  • inspiring profiles
  • marriage tips
  • faith-based family activities
  • insights on cultural and media trends
  • support for blended families, adoptive families, and much more!
Our mission: Thriving Family helps families thrive in Christ, offering reliable and time-tested solutions, practical advice and sensible marriage and parenting guidance. Whether in print or online, Thriving Family encourages, teaches and celebrates God's design for the family and inspires people to be better parents and spouses.

More about Focus on the Family: Focus on the Family ( is a global Christian ministry that helps build marriages that reflect God's design and equips parents to raise their children according to biblical principles. Focus provides practical help for families through our 1-800 Family Help line, counseling, various websites, radio and Internet broadcasts, books, e-newsletters, programs, events and community outreach events, partnerships — and Thriving Family magazine.

Writers' guidelines:
To submit your writing to Thriving Family, please take a look at our writers' guidelines and call for submissions. Our editorial calendar is no longer available for public distribution.

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