Teaching Kids to Stand up For Their Beliefs

Written by: | June 15, 2016

How can we teach our kids to stand up for what they believe in? Depending on your child’s personality, this may look a little different. There is no such thing as a cookie cutter child. What works for one child, will not work for the next. As a mom...
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12 Ways to Say I Love You (Without Words)

Written by: | June 3, 2016

In the brand new book, I Love You Just Because, a little bear learns that his parents love him always and forever and for no reason at all. There’s nothing he can do to earn their love, nothing he can do to destroy it. They love him no matter...
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4 Ways to Help Your Little Ones Know They Are Loved

Written by: | March 9, 2016

From cradle to preschool, nurturing little ones is an important part of overall health. In early stages of childhood, physical growth and brain development are both highly influenced by the nurturing level received. When young children feel safe and secure, their behavior often reflects those feelings. Today I wanted...
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3 Reasons To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

Written by: | February 12, 2016

  I never realized “I Hate Valentine’s Day” parties were an actual thing. The other day I found a web page dedicated to Valentine’s-hating party ideas.  Honestly, I can understand how some people might dislike Valentine’s Day.  Some argue that it is just another marketing opportunity for candy, card,...
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What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

Written by: | November 20, 2014

We were preparing for family dinner and she wanted to help set the table. Honestly, the stressed-out, control freak in me wanted to do it myself. But I’ve learned to encourage her servant’s heart, especially when she takes initiative. She was wearing one of her favorite outfits. With forks...
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What the Bible Teaches about Love

Written by: | September 30, 2014

She gets off the bus and runs to me. With arms ready to wrap around my legs, I can see it in her eyes. She’s home…safe. Even though we’ll still journey down the block to our house, she’s at home next to me. I grab her backpack as we...
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9 Ideas to Help Children Show Love to One Another

Written by: | August 14, 2014

When the disciples desperately sought to understand what they should do as Christians, Jesus summarized the role of Christ-followers with this statement to them: By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. – John 13:35 Showing love sometimes comes naturally and sometimes...
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Cultivating a Love for Jesus in Your Child

Written by: | June 26, 2014

I didn’t grow up in a Christian home. My parents were (and still are) loving, supportive, involved, and hardworking. But I didn’t grow up going to church, reading the Bible, listening to worship songs, or knowing Jesus. It wasn’t until high school that a friend of mine invited me...
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