Valentine's Day with Kids

It was Valentine’s Day and each student decorated a shoebox for the holiday. We all took turns dropping our Valentines into one another’s boxes. I…


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…


Raising Kind Kids

Are babies born “kind” or is kindness a learned behavior? After looking at several studies the best answer I could find to that question is “yes.”…


Your Child in 2017—Are You Ready?

If your child is under the age of one, think of them like the weather in Texas: If you don’t like something, just wait a week and you will see things…


Making Memories

I remember as a young woman hearing an older woman say, “Don’t wait for memories to happen. Your most important memories will be made.” She went on…


A Jesus Gift Under the Tree

Christmas morning should be a spectacularly fun time for a family. Stockings, presents, family, and church make the day joyful and fill the digital…


Make Advent Memorable

How often will your child ask, “How many more days until Christmas?” A good Advent calendar might be your best purchase for the holiday season. A…


A Tale of Two Turkeys

Tom Turkey was a big, noisy turkey whose feathers went every which way when he walked. Tina Turkey was just as noisy, but her clucking sounded a lot…


Where Do I Put the Pilgrims?

Parents have a rough November these days. Nothing excites our kids more than Christmas. I was watching the television and saw the ad for the Toys R…