The topic of family relations is vital in life (including Christian ministry). Our calling in the Spirit is to think and act out of the truth of the gospel, which is that all humanity is united to God (and one another) in the person of the incarnate, crucified, risen and ascended God-man Jesus.
To inform our thinking along these lines, I recommend the following biblically-based resources:
Gary Deddo on trinitarian family relations (click here)
Gary Deddo on why we're gendered beings (click here)