Tag Archives: children

Remembering the Important Stuff

I’ve been reminded over the last month how it is to be a little child. With Bible School a month ago and Children’s Camp last week, I have been reminded of the truths that we teach children.  Those truths aren’t … Continue reading

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Growing Our Strong Children

Strong willed children are a unique challenge for parents.  For some reason, it seems as if they are specifically wired to challenge everything authority asks of them.  However, those same children are amazing adults.  The trick is getting them from … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, the Overlooked Holiday – and that is the way we like it

Take a look at this thought by Barbara Rainey – “I’ve heard many people say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Is that surprising? Though it’s a holiday sandwiched between the increasingly popular Halloween and the overwhelmingly merchandised Christmas, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Great

Janel Breitenstein has written an interesting list for all of us to consider. We all want to encourage our children.  Sometimes we just lack the words to do it.  Here are her suggestions.  I whole-heartedly agree with them.  Some are … Continue reading

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Surviving a Strong-Willed Child

Many of you know what it is like to raise a strong-willed child.  However, you may be struggling with this wonderful, amazing type of child.  I thought that I would share these principles given by author Tricia Goyer.  She has … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in the time you are in

Consider these thoughts from Susan Alexander Yates. “Toddlers make mothers feel they have lost control of their families. They give orders like generals! They are unpredictable, and they constantly interrupt plans. The do-er mom who awakes in the morning with … Continue reading

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Lessons I want to Teach My Children (Part 6)

We are now ready for the next few lessons of the “40 Lessons We Sought to Teach Our Children,” from Dennis and Barbara Rainey Let’s look at the final ten: Choices are yours to make      and results are yours … Continue reading

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