Teaching your children the Bible can feel like an overwhelming task. Where do you even start? How do find the time? How do you keep their short attention spans engaged? A great place to start Dueteronomy 6:4, the famous “Here O Israel!” also known as the Shemah, would be a great place to start for… Read More How to help your child memorize scripture: Dueteronomy 6:4-9
I was scared to go, but I was more scared to stay home another day.… Read More What moms of young children need
The rising enthusiasm of January has given way to the trotting pace of February. It’s time to take a quick peak at what progress we’re making toward our goals, and adjust our course.… Read More Goals February 2017
In that moment, I was aware of Someone beyond my senses.
From the missionaries I learned to make authentic green tea and the practice they called Testimony Writing.
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This is part of an ongoing series: How to Teach Children Hymns (even if You Aren’t Musical). Our family recently completed our 6-week rotation of learning a new hymn, “Holy, Holy, Holy.” As we were singing this hymn together the other night, my 6-year-old started acting it out. As we sang about casting down our… Read More How to Teach Children Hymns (even if You Aren’t Musical)- “Holy, Holy, Holy”
Dinner table idea! I came across this video recently read recently of Sara Blakely speaking about her father celebrating failure because it was a learning experience. He would ask them about their failures and celebrate the hard-earned knowledge, she attributed her father’s attitude to part of her success in the business world. How we… Read More Celebrating Failure with Children
Is Lent Okay? Should I practice Lent? There appears to be a resurgence of interest in Lent among various Protestants. I did not grow up practicing Lent and I do think this is a decision that should be considered thoughtfully. Many people practice giving something up as a check list or a societal expectation or a… Read More 5 Resources to Get Ready for Lent
Or How to Help You be Thankful too! It’s the worst part of winter right now. The days are still short, still to cold to play outside every day, and there is no Christmas to be excited about. We are living in dreary dark days and needing graciousness for one another. I don’t think most… Read More 6 Ways to Help Children (and Adults) Say “Thank You”