A Simple Apple Pie Recipe for Fall Gatherings

Written by: | October 21, 2016

I’m sure I’m in good company when I declare that Fall is my absolute favorite season. It touches our senses in the most dramatic of ways. The sight of leaves changing, the feel of cooler temperatures, the sound of rustling leaves, the smells of baking rising from our kitchens,...
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The Importance Of Repetition In Teaching God’s Word

Written by: | October 19, 2016

We’ve all heard that repetition is key in making something “stick” in our mind, but why? I looked to Facebook and asked some educators. Here are some things they said:  Practice and repetition serve to reinforce and solidify a skill (physical or cognitive). It creates a pathway in the...
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3 Keys to Help Kids Overcome Obstacles in School

Written by: | September 26, 2016

When our precious children encounter obstacles in school, it is heartbreaking to witness. As a parent, we want to help and make it all better for them. While it’s difficult to watch, the silver lining is that our kids will learn that life isn’t always full of rainbows and...
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Living In Light of The Father’s Love

Written by: | August 15, 2016

Sometimes I think the key to understanding the Father’s love is embracing the fact that it’s incomprehensible. It doesn’t make sense. Our finite minds cannot grasp how God can be so incredibly loving and gracious. But, if that’s the case, how do we teach our kids about God’s love...
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Is God the King of Your Life?

Written by: | July 25, 2016

Do you ever wonder if God is really the king of your life?  We say it, we like to think it, but is it really true?  And if it’s not true for us, the mom and dad, then how can we set the example for our kids?  How do...
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Teaching Kids To Keep A Prayer Journal

Written by: | July 15, 2016

I patted the cover of my pink, soft prayer journal. It was new, fresh, and best of all – there were blank pages to fill. I sunk down in on the comfy couch where I do my morning devotions. A quiet place I love to sip a warm mug of coffee and watch the sun...
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Getting Kids to Do Chores Over The Summer

Written by: | June 17, 2016

Fall, Winter, Spring. . .it doesn’t matter the season, kids don’t naturally want to do chores, especially, though, in the Summer. I think kids get this idea that, because school is out, it’s time for FREEDOM which looks like sipping coconuts on the beach. Ok, maybe not that drastic,...
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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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Tommy Nelson Summer Reading List for Kids

Written by: | May 30, 2016

Summer break!  It’s what our children dream about all year long.  No homework.  No major responsibilities.  Endless playing outside with friends and neighbors. But what about keeping up with reading?  Unless you have an avid book lover, getting your child to read can almost feel like pulling teeth.  Something...
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Be The Mom God Called YOU To Be

Written by: | May 2, 2016

Be honest with me, ladies. Have you ever compared yourself to other moms? I know I have. Has anything good ever come from such an act? For me, it never has. It has only led to feelings of not measuring up and frustration. The fact is that God doesn’t...
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