A Parent Guide to Dealing with Gender Confusion

What a tough topic this can be to address with our children. Though it may be tough, it is very much worth our time and energy to dive in to it. Chief guides us with solid biblical points.
Fight the Good Fight
For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers...Read more

Cursing. Is it Bad or No Big Deal?

May the words of our mouths and the meditations of our hearts be pleasing to God - our Rock and our Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 Kauf helps us trek through pointing our kids to truth when it comes to the words we use.
“ Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those...Read more

What is the Value of One on One Time?

How can we be sure to give each of our children what they need? We can start by knowing them well, and there are few things better for that than one-on-one time together.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are...Read more

How to Maximize Time with our Kids

How do we balance the business of our schedules and investment in the personal lives of our kids? I’m confident the answer is not – one or the other.
Cute Parent/Child
Therefore, be careful how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the most of your time. Ephesians 5:15-16 Schedules are full and days are long. As a parent,...Read more

Why Engage in Your Kids' Interests?

As hard as it may be for us to dive in to something "trivial" or "uninteresting" our kids might be into, Judah shows us how impactful it can actually be.
Super Dad and Daughter
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to...Read more

How Can Parents Help Kids Manage Stress and Anxiety?

The bad news: statistics say 77% of us currently have stress related health issues at this very moment, with 33% of us living in extreme stress. More bad news: it seems as though our children are feeding off of it. Thankfully Kyle points us to good news in scripture reminding us how to curb this epidemic.
Hangin with Dad
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,...Read more

Embrace Individuality

Ever think the grass is greener when you think of a friend who is good at something you're not very good at doing? I think we're all guilty. Kelli directs us how to battle that by pointing us to truth. Check it out. It's good stuff.
Creative Omega Campers
There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working,...Read more

Why Have Family Meals?

A family meal...does that conjure up thoughts of peace and happiness? Maybe it's more like chaos with spills and not-so-great manners included. It could be a combination of all of that, depending on the moment! Mark gives us some great reminders of the benefits of making family meals a priority.
Family Table
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42 I’m not exactly sure why God chose to include “breaking...Read more

What is the Value of Sharing New Experiences as a Family?

Camping in the mountains! A day at the beach! A professional baseball game! Chuck E Cheese! Dairy Queen! Battleship! Monopoly! Go Fish! Do any of these bring to mind any incredible memories for you? Kyle reminds us of the value of making time for these things for our family.
Family Game Time
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (NIV) Prov 22:6 I remember growing up getting to...Read more

How Can Parents Encourage the Heart of a Quiet Child?

Why is it that we think being loud or speaking up first says anything about our character or the strength we possess as a confident, smart and caring person? Through experience, Lianna shares with us how we can encourage the heart of a quiet child.
Painting Together
The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered. Proverbs 17:27 A time to tear and a time to mend. A time to be...Read more

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