Teaching Kids about God’s Promises and Protection

Written by: | September 19, 2016

Giving kids a safe environment is imperative and a key component to providing security is in offering them the beautiful and lasting promises of God. The bonus? When we teach our kids about God’s promises, we are also teaching them about God’s protection. These promises and the reminder of...
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Kid-Friendly Fall Recipes

Written by: | September 16, 2016

I have the pickiest eater on the planet. She is the kind of kid whose pickiness is legendary. She likes to eat chicken nuggets and pizza and, once in a while, she’ll pop a cherry tomato in her mouth. She can spot a microscopic sliver of onion or mushroom...
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3 Important Truths to Remind Kids When They Lose

Written by: | September 9, 2016

“You may not win, but you must try. Sometimes, you’ll lose, but there’s no need to cry. Win or lose, one thing that’s true… No matter what, I love you!” ~ Lysa TerKeurst from “Win or Lose I Love You!” I dare say our deepest heartache once we become...
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Teaching Kids to Pray for their Friends

Written by: | September 2, 2016

In the last week I’ve run into two of my adult daughter’s friends. As I gave each one a hug I remembered the numerous challenges they’ve had over the years. I also remembered the minor conflicts my daughter had with them, but mostly I remembered the prayers. My daughter...
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How to Pray for Homeschool Moms

Written by: | August 29, 2016

As a homeschooling mom for the past 26 years, I know the struggles and the victories that come with teaching your kids at home.  We hope that we are making the right choices for curriculum, we deal with intense pressure to perform….making sure our kids are spelling bee winners and...
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A Back to School Prayer for Parents and Students

Written by: | August 26, 2016

It’s the time of year when backpacks overflow with supplies and classrooms begin to fill with students! As parents, we prepare and purchase. Some of us labor over preparation; others have barely enough time to prepare at all. We make choices and selections for school settings, classes, teachers, and...
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A Prayer for Teachers

Written by: | August 24, 2016

Teachers affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops. – Henry Brooks Adams Teaching is a beautiful, challenging, exhausting, rewarding and incredibly valuable job. Teachers sow innumerable seeds and often never see the fruits of their labor. They give their time and talent consistently and abundantly. No...
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5 Old School Values to Teach Your Kids

Written by: | August 17, 2016

My dad died recently. He was 89. If you’re assuming he was quite a bit older than I was, you’d be correct – 49 years my senior to be exact. While some may argue that I was at a disadvantage by having a father old enough to be my...
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Living In Light of The Father’s Love

Written by: | August 15, 2016

Sometimes I think the key to understanding the Father’s love is embracing the fact that it’s incomprehensible. It doesn’t make sense. Our finite minds cannot grasp how God can be so incredibly loving and gracious. But, if that’s the case, how do we teach our kids about God’s love...
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