We too can forsake being in the presence of God in order to check off our long to-do lists. We also can get wrapped up in the details of duties and responsibilities and never pause long enough to receive nourishment from the Word.
Words matter. Our children soak them up like little sponges. I can watch my daughter play “house” with her dolls and hear her say some of the same things her mom or I tell her. It's proof that she's listening.
Of all the phrases we say as parents, there are a few that I believe every child needs to hear.
I have been learning a lot about myself and how I sometimes act toward my Heavenly Father and how childish I can be in my life. Our children can teach us so much about life just through the way they act, and my child definitely has!
The insecurities I faced throughout my childhood only intensified as I grew up and embraced the lies that fed my feelings of unworthiness and the fear that I would be alone - and it almost cost me my marriage.
According to a recent report, “our youngest kids [8 and under] are spending nearly 10 times as much time with their eyes glued to screens than they did in 2011.” In light of the statistics, The Los Angeles Times suggests that maybe parents have more to do with their kids’ excessive use of smartphones than they realize....
Most Christian parents agree on the importance of passing on a legacy of faith to their children. Still, acknowledging its importance is often disconnected from the real life understanding of what to do in order to accomplish the goal.
Hectic mornings, busy schedules and afternoon snack cravings can make it difficult to eat foods that are tasty, healthy and satisfying. Instead of grabbing a bag of cookies or vending machine chips, have a healthy alternative that's delicious and satisfying.
Potlucks are a popular way to celebrate just about anything - and July Fourth is a great reason to get the friends and neighbors together for a patriotic potluck. I'm bringing a fantastic flag cake to this year's party! Here's how to make it yourself!
Many of us have wonderful memories of Easter morning - baskets full of chocolate, egg hunts, and new church dresses. Those traditions are well and good, but what about the real event we are celebrating? Do our children even know why we have a day called Easter?
Here are 5 ways to celebrate in a whole new way; 5 ways to make meaningful memories—without even one mention of the Easter Bunny!