• Morning affirmations for school drop-off

    September 30, 2022 by

    Written by JJ Campbell How do mornings usually go in your house? For the typical household, it’s a mad dash to get everyone out of bed, fed, dressed, out of the house with all of their belongings and into the car or bus for school drop off.  Before we go any further, I want you… Read more

  • How to Parent Children with Bipolar Disorder

    September 23, 2022 by

    Parenting a child with bipolar disorder can be difficult. Here are some ways you can help your child with bipolar disorder. Parenting a child with bipolar disorder is an experience as unpredictable as the mental illness itself. Does it seem like an ever-evolving situation? It may seem when you’ve learned what to do with repeated… Read more

  • 50 Questions to Ask Your Kids at the Dinner Table

    September 16, 2022 by

    Having conversations with our kids is critical for building a solid foundation of trust, demonstrating steadfast love, and teaching them how to grow as a young person. These 50 questions to ask your kids are a great starting point for conversations around the dinner table. As parents, our schedules are usually packed with things to… Read more

  • Conversation Starter Craft for Kids and Moms

    July 21, 2022 by

    Amanda Jass Talking to our kids provides the best chance to understand them. Asking a variety of questions from serious to silly helps us build our relationships with our kids. Most of the year, our kids’ schedules are overloaded with things to do. Whether it’s school or sports or music or something entirely different, there’s… Read more

  • Boundaries With Kids

    July 14, 2022 by

    Dr. John Townsend Boundaries are more important than you may realize. Here’s how to establish limits that will help your children succeed. We love our kids, but parenting them is a complex and often confusing task! To simplify things, it’s helpful to understand that we can reduce the job of parenting to one guiding principle:… Read more

  • Take This Spiritual Gifts Test with Your Family

    July 7, 2022 by

    Timothy L. Sanford, MA, LPC When your child gives their life to Jesus, a transformation begins. A spiritual gifts test helps them discover the gifts God then gives them. Before opening the link to the spiritual gifts test, let’s first explore what the spiritual gifts are all about. What are Spiritual Gifts? First off, a… Read more

  • Using Social Media to Engage With Your Teen

    June 30, 2022 by

    Bob Smithouser They may sleep in your house and eat at your table, but teens live on social media. Tracy Sheppard and her teenage daughter, Kelsey, are friends. They don’t roam the high school halls wearing matching outfits and giggle about boys. But Facebook doesn’t care. In the world of social media, a “friend” is… Read more

  • How to Help Your Over scheduled and Busy Kids

    June 30, 2022 by

    Ann Ordway God created each of our children with a unique set of gifts, talents, and interests. However, your child’s identity does not stop at what they do or how they spend their time. So often, busy kids find their worth and significance in what they do. Keep reading to explore some practical solutions to… Read more

  • Teens and Depression

    June 23, 2022 by

    Jan Kern How do we stand with our teens through this adolescent season of change and emotional upheaval? Amy glanced up from folding towels and T-shirts as her daughter shuffled through the kitchen. She sensed the sadness that weighed her daughter down, drooping her shoulders and erasing her usually easy smile. Amy’s heart sank. It… Read more

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