How to Teach Kids to Be a Friend Who Doesn’t Quit

Written by: | February 16, 2018

It’s hard to be a good friend! Teach kids to be a friend who doesn’t quit with these conversation starters and tips on modeling friendship. Having a friend means having someone to do stuff with, but even more importantly the best part of having a friend is just being...
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7 Everyday Ways To Show Love To Your Kids

Written by: | February 12, 2018

Last year I had several friends and family members who took trips to the “happiest place on earth”.  It was fun to see all their pictures and hear their stories, to see their kids’ excitement in pictures and videos!  However, I’d be lying if I said there wasn’t a...
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What is Lent? Should Our Family Observe It?

Written by: | February 7, 2018

This time of year you may be asking the questions, What is Lent? and/or Should our family observe Lent? If you are asking these questions, you probably already know all about Easter. Easter is a time to remember that Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose...
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When Kids Struggle With Bad Dreams

Written by: | February 5, 2018

We moved to South Africa when my daughter was 2 years old. Along with the excitement of a new adventure with God came her nightmares. I remember she would wake up in the middle of the night just crying. It was quite an effort to calm her down. When...
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5 Fears We Need to Help Our Girls Overcome

Written by: | January 29, 2018

One of the verses I often quote to my children is “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov 9:10), hoping they pick up on the “wisdom” part. Unfortunately, not only have I found that verse hard for young minds to grasp unless it is unpacked...
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Making Room For Jesus This Year

Written by: | January 15, 2018

Practical and helpful encouragement about making room for Jesus as we evaluate our time, home and finances and make new year goals. I used to avoid making New Year’s goals like the plague.  My philosophy has long been that if I set goals for the year, I will likely...
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Raising Young Men of Integrity

Written by: | January 10, 2018

Raising young men of integrity can be challenging in today’s culture. Here are 3 Bible verses to pray over your boys and teach them about God’s ways. When God blessed us with three sons, I knew I was in for a wild ride, filled with lots of unknown for...
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Scripture Study: Isaiah 43:19

Written by: | January 8, 2018

Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19 Writer: Isaiah Context: The prophet, Isaiah, is prophesying concerning the Israelites’ deliverance from Babylon where they were in...
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