The Importance of Discernment

A friend asked me about a popular app for Bible study she had been encouraged to use with her daughter. It is popular, well done, and very…


Raising Rule Benders, Breakers, and Believers

It’s hard to condemn the creativity. Let’s admit it. There is something in each of us that admires a person who pushes the boundaries just a bit.…


Are They Good Or Are They God’s?

You may have heard, “If you ask the right questions, you will get the right answers.” If you have school-age kids, you are in the middle of some of…


The Friendship Fix

Some kids pick the best friends and some kids need a little help with “discernment.” God created our kids with the ability to choose, and he honors…


Why New Dads Should Go on a Post-Partum Diet

If there’s one four-letter word I can’t stand, it’s the one heard most often in January: diet. Maybe I should blame it on being raised as a Baptist.…


The Truth About Consequences

When God created your children, He gave them life, breath, a soul, and a free will. No amount of parenting can remove your child’s God-given freedom…


Reece Whitley: SportsKid of the Year

Reece Whitley was seven years old when he failed a deep-water safety test at summer camp. He had to watch his friends enjoy the pool without him. He…


Decide to Discipline: Toddlers

Toddlers learn to control before they learn to communicate. In actuality, tears and tantrums are a form of vocabulary. Think of it as the way your…