3 Ways to Steal Gratitude from your Children

Written by: | June 29, 2015

Thank you. Two simple words, yet they mean so much. When said with warmth, sincerity and integrity, they communicate love and appreciation. Yet when said with sarcasm and guilt, they leave you feeling worse than you did before. Ironically, these are also some of the first words we teach...
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Nighttime Comforts of Rhymes and Rhythm

Written by: | April 15, 2015

Can you recall your favorite story read each night? Perhaps you remember a certain book read by a devoted parent who had memorized almost every word? Many adults can! The beauty of a bedtime book is well-known and well-loved  and often follows us into our adult years. What makes...
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Making Your Child’s First Bible Meaningful

Written by: | March 25, 2015

My children are pre-school aged. They can’t even read simple books yet, so it will be a little while before they will be able to read the Bible by themselves. Nevertheless, I have been thinking about the day that they are ready to pick out their first Bibles, and...
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Helping Young Children Read the Bible Purposefully

Written by: | February 23, 2015

Learning to enjoy reading the Bible at an early age is a wonderful way to develop a lifelong habit of Bible reading. When children love reading the Bible, this spurs them on to read more and to look forward to reading time. Today I wanted to share some wonderful...
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Can Santa & Jesus Coexist?

Written by: | December 9, 2014

  I don’t remember believing in Santa when I was growing up, but I do remember the day that I figured out (or should I say, confirmed) that he wasn’t real. I was riding in the car with my mom after a long day of shopping. My brother and...
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