Finding A Great Morning Routine for Your Family

Written by: | September 7, 2015

Where are my shoes? What happened to the homework I finished last night? What’s for breakfast? School has been in session for a couple weeks and the first week of excitement has worn off. My family is settling into the weekly cycle and daily routines of life.  I’m a firm...
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5 Simple Ways to Help Children Feel Secure

Written by: | May 13, 2015

In society today, we receive news and media coverage faster than ever before. Our children can easily overhear updates about national disasters on the radio in the grocery store. They see photos on magazines at the checkout counter. They hear about world problems from classmates at school. No matter...
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Nighttime Comforts of Rhymes and Rhythm

Written by: | April 15, 2015

Can you recall your favorite story read each night? Perhaps you remember a certain book read by a devoted parent who had memorized almost every word? Many adults can! The beauty of a bedtime book is well-known and well-loved  and often follows us into our adult years. What makes...
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The Glamour of a Gorgeous Heart

Written by: | March 20, 2015

We’ve all heard that beauty is only skin deep. Modern culture is saturated with ads for makeup, skin care and the latest hair styles; all directing us to caring intensely for our outer mortal shells. The Bible does instruct us as Christians to take care of our bodies; after...
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Helping Young Children Read the Bible Purposefully

Written by: | February 23, 2015

Learning to enjoy reading the Bible at an early age is a wonderful way to develop a lifelong habit of Bible reading. When children love reading the Bible, this spurs them on to read more and to look forward to reading time. Today I wanted to share some wonderful...
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A Prayer for Moms of Children with Special Needs

Written by: | January 28, 2015

When God blessed me with a child with special needs, I immediately felt unqualified and ill-equipped. There has been nothing else that has caused me to rely on the strength of the Lord like parenting. And there has been nothing that has caused me to rely on the strength...
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Adapting Holiday Traditions as Families Grow and Change

Written by: | December 23, 2014

  The holiday season is such a wonderful time for families. The weather often drives us closer together, whether we snuggle for a movie or make some noise with a board game. One principle about family life never changes though. That principle? Families don’t stay the same forever; sooner...
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Teaching Young Children to Read through Bible Stories

Written by: | November 13, 2014

The. Me. And. She’s learning to read! Learning to read is a wonderful new adventure for children. Finally the stories they’ve heard Mom and Dad read time after time are coming to life in a fresh way. Reading empowers children. When they see the wonderful way that words join...
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The Never Forgotten Bible

Written by: | October 22, 2014

Some Christians are blessed to have parents who raised them in church. I happen to be one of those lucky girls. My mom took me to church the first Sunday of my life.   I have fond memories of several church people and buildings in which I grew up. The...
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Helping Your Child Trust God in Tough Times

Written by: | September 11, 2014

Today, on the 13th anniversary of 9/11, we remember and pray for those whose lives were forever changed by the tragedy that took place on that day. We are thankful for those who did and continue to step up to serve this great nation and protect each one and...
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9 Ideas to Help Children Show Love to One Another

Written by: | August 14, 2014

When the disciples desperately sought to understand what they should do as Christians, Jesus summarized the role of Christ-followers with this statement to them: By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. – John 13:35 Showing love sometimes comes naturally and sometimes...
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