Talking to your elementary aged child about sex

Talking to your elementary aged child about sex

 “Because of the society we live in, the consequences of avoiding these conversations far outweigh the consequences of giving too much information…


Practical ways to teach your children to pray

Practical ways to teach your children to pray

When one thinks about the great men and women of faith they can visualize their strength of character, their personal holiness, and their exercise of…


How to make an annual family memory box

Before I had children old enough to even understand what we were doing, a wise momma suggested this idea of keeping a memory box each year. It’s…


Five ways to actually get God’s word into your heart

Reading the Bible can be intimidating. Sometimes I feel like I’m reading words that go in one eye and out the other. And at church, the words of the…


Eyes wide, lights shine: Teaching your kids to see others

There is a saying I yell out the door each day to my kids ...it's “eyes wide, lights shine…”  We said it so much that the carpool lady then started…


5 creative ways to point our kids to Jesus

A great way to help bring a child’s faith to life is through fun and creativity. Here are five simple and imaginative ways to point our kids to…


From a college freshman to a high school freshman: 9 solid pieces of advice

The college domino effect started a few years ago in our house. With five kids, we knew it loomed on the horizon since the days when they were little…


Should I send my kid to private school?

Choosing which type of formal education for our children hasn’t been easy. As a teacher, the cons of the different systems have typically spoken the…


Why I chose to put my kids in public school

Months before we got married and years before we became parents, my husband and I sat down and discussed where we would send our hypothetical…