A Prayer For 2017

Written by: | December 30, 2016

I had someone tell me the other day, “I’m so glad that I’m not raising kids in this day and age.” I know they didn’t mean it to be discouraging, but it kind of hit me deep. The emotions of doom and dread and thoughts like, “wow, yeah, it...
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The Importance Of Repetition In Teaching God’s Word

Written by: | October 19, 2016

We’ve all heard that repetition is key in making something “stick” in our mind, but why? I looked to Facebook and asked some educators. Here are some things they said:  Practice and repetition serve to reinforce and solidify a skill (physical or cognitive). It creates a pathway in the...
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Teaching Kids To Keep A Prayer Journal

Written by: | July 15, 2016

I patted the cover of my pink, soft prayer journal. It was new, fresh, and best of all – there were blank pages to fill. I sunk down in on the comfy couch where I do my morning devotions. A quiet place I love to sip a warm mug of coffee and watch the sun...
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Teaching Kids to Stand up For Their Beliefs

Written by: | June 15, 2016

How can we teach our kids to stand up for what they believe in? Depending on your child’s personality, this may look a little different. There is no such thing as a cookie cutter child. What works for one child, will not work for the next. As a mom...
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Tommy Nelson Summer Reading List for Kids

Written by: | May 30, 2016

Summer break!  It’s what our children dream about all year long.  No homework.  No major responsibilities.  Endless playing outside with friends and neighbors. But what about keeping up with reading?  Unless you have an avid book lover, getting your child to read can almost feel like pulling teeth.  Something...
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Ways To Remind Your Girl She Is Beautiful

Written by: | February 19, 2016

You have such amazing power.  That sweet baby that you’ve raised, is soon becoming a woman.  It’s scary and exciting all at the same time.  What you tell her about herself, she will believe.  Those words?  They go down deep inside her and she recalls them on her pillow...
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Creative Ways To Say I Love You To Your Children

Written by: | November 4, 2015

        Remember that time your child’s face lit up when you complimented them?  Has the hustle of life hushed your encouraging voice in their ear?  People in general, and especially children, thrive in a positive and encouraging environment.  When they hear words of affirmation and acts...
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