7 Bible Stories that Will Prepare Kids for a Strong School Year

Written by: | August 30, 2017

Starting a new school years brings up a lot of emotions for parents and children alike: excitement, anticipation, nervousness, and yes, possibly even a little fear and anxiety. And yet God reminds us in Philippians 4:6 (NLT), “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you...
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Should Our Family Get A Pet?

Written by: | August 25, 2017

If your children are getting older, you’ve probably been left a love note begging for a pet. Am I right? My husband and I have had plenty of those over the years! While they are adorable and endearing, they shouldn’t be the stamp of approval. So how do you...
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God is Never Too Big

Written by: | August 21, 2017

Several years ago we moved into a quaint brick home with the most beautiful backyard and patio area. It wasn’t long and we were on our way to the store to purchase some seating to enjoy our newly acquired space. It took a while but we found the perfect...
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Encouraging an Active Family Lifestyle

Written by: | August 16, 2017

Encourage an active family lifestyle even if you don’t love sports or outdoor activities. These small changes can make a big impact on your family life! There was a time in our life as a family where our children didn’t want to play outside. They didn’t want to go...
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5 Fun Ways to Memorize Scripture as a Family

Written by: | August 14, 2017

We talk about God and do Bible studies regularly in our house but earlier this Summer, I realized something concerning. My kids didn’t really know scripture. Oh, they could pray and tell you how much God loves them. They could talk about Bible stories and how to apply the...
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Back-To-School Prayers

Written by: | August 11, 2017

Focus on these four areas of back-to-school prayers for your kids’ journey through the year…friendships, academics, self-confidence, & their school and teachers. It’s back to school time! Most of you are sending your kids back for another year of school. For this mom living in South Africa, my kids...
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Simple Advice for a New Homeschooling Mom

Written by: | August 2, 2017

I remember my first year of homeschooling. It was the year of the OJ Simpson drama, $4.08 movie tickets, and The Lion King hitting theaters. 1994 seems like a long time ago, and I’ve graduated three homeschoolers since then. Yet, I also still have a lo-n-n-n-n-g way to go....
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4 Ways to Teach Your Child to Finish Strong

Written by: | July 31, 2017

The season is halfway through, but your child doesn’t want to play on the team anymore. The other players are having difficulty showing up for all the agreed practices and the games haven’t been going well. Quitting right now would be so easy! Rather than using the circumstances as...
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20 of The Best Read-Aloud Books for Christian Families

Written by: | July 26, 2017

Enjoy quality time together with these 20 best read aloud books for Christian families. These stories and devotions will connect you to God and each other! Just last week, snuggled in my lap like a toddler, my eight-year old daughter listened intently as I read her yet another book...
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