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How Can we Help Kids Handle Differing Views?

It's inevitable that we are going to have differing views from the people we will meet in this life. Just ask your kiddos about conversations they've had in their school cafeteria or playground! Natalie points us to truth for us to guide our kids in loving people well even when we see things differently.
Alpha/Omega Friends
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope...Read more

Can Parents be ok with Our Kids Being Exposed to the World?

“This little light of mine, I’m gonna to let it shine.” Easy to sing as a child, hard to trust as a parent. Kelli comes along side us to remind us of the value of sending our kids out equipped to be a light in our world.
TMC & his shining light
Let your light shine, so that all can see your good works and glorify your Father in Heaven. Matthew 5:16 It is a bit unnerving to see our children take...Read more

How to Teach Good Communication

Clear and calm communication can keep us from wrecking relationships among other things. Kelli whimsically shares how we parents can lead by example when it comes to teaching our kids good communication...hopefully avoiding wrecks!
Calm and Clear Communication
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy...Read more

Healthy Conflict Resolution

As parents, we wear a lot of hats … chauffeur, chef, teacher, nurse, and my least favorite … referee. Kelli walks us through scripture teaching us how to handle conflict resolution in our own lives so we can then teach our kids to do the same.
Alpha v Omega
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the...Read more

How to have a Better Relationship with Your Child

Do you desire to get to the heart of your child...to know how they're really doing in different aspects of life? Jacob directs us to practical, specific ways parents can make that happen. Check 'em out.
Dad listens intently
“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’...Read more

The Benefits of Valuing Your Child's Opinion

"Mom, I think we should invite the new neighbors over for dinner." How would this statement sink in (or not) when coming from your child? Ashley points us to the value of listening, really listening to our kids and considering their opinions.
Hugs and Smiles
Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance— Proverbs 1:5 To answer before listening— that is folly and shame. Proverbs 18:13 In eighth...Read more

How to Walk in the Light

Think for just a moment about the things in your life you don’t want anyone else to know about. If we are honest with ourselves, these things haunt us at times, even if we have put our faith and trust in Christ. Jacob points us to the Light to be able to live in the Light.
Camp Travis Girls
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the Light...Read more

Extend Grace

When is the last time you've been SO thankful for grace extended to you? God gives it abundantly so we can too!
Playing in the pool
But whatever I am now it is all because God poured out such kindness and grace upon me—and not without results: for I have worked harder than all the other...Read more

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