How to Teach Kids that Kind is Cool

Written by: | February 17, 2017

Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It’s one of those attributes that invokes all sorts of warm fuzzy feelings for the recipient and a swelling sense of pride for...
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30+ Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Kids

Written by: | February 8, 2017

One of my favorite months of the year is February, for one reason – Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day gets a lot of flack for being just another holiday to buy cards for, but I view it a little differently. Valentine’s Day is a great time to let anyone in...
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3 Ways to Turn Winter Blues into Family Joy

Written by: | February 6, 2017

We live in Michigan… to say that winter can sometimes seem looooonnnnng is a gross understatement. When you have to layer up so much you look like the kid from The Christmas Story (you know the kid who’s mom bundled him up so much he couldn’t put his arms...
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How Parenting is Like Groundhog Day

Written by: | February 1, 2017

Do you remember that old, classic comedy Groundhog Day? Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, an arrogant Pittsburgh TV weatherman who, during an assignment covering the annual Groundhog Day event in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, finds himself in a time loop, repeating the same day again and again. After a while, he...
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Raising Ark Builders

Written by: | January 20, 2017

As a child growing up, I remember reading all the famous biblical stories. You know the ones… the story of Jonah and the whale, the story of Daniel and the lions den, the story of Moses parting the Red Sea. The privilege of being a child is being able...
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The Key to Teaching Kids to Respect Leaders

Written by: | January 18, 2017

R-E-S-P-E-C-T No, I won’t sing it for you now (although, if we were in person, I probably would break out into song), but I do want to talk about what respect means to all of us these days. I hear the word respect used a lot. Professional athletes talk...
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