Talking to Kids About Sex

By | August 5th, 2017|Faith, Parenting|

I wasn’t ready for this.  My eight-year-old daughter was reading though the book of Genesis to me out loud. We were sitting on the couch one day when she came to the scene of Lot and Sodom & [...]

I Want to See You Be Brave

By | July 3rd, 2017|Identity, Parenting, Seasonal|

It was 1814 and the thirteen colonies were in the throes of the War of 1812, fighting against the British, both of whom had captured prisoners. Baltimore lawyer, Francis Scott Key, was sent out [...]

Cultivating Creativity: How the Captain Underpants Series Encouraged my Son to Read

By | June 13th, 2017|Learning at Home, Parenting|

Title Photo Credit: SuperKimagery.com If you have spent any length of time around young children, I don't have to tell you that there is nothing more entertaining than potty humor. You know... the burp and fart noises, [...]

Mom’s Advice for Finding a Wise Woman

By | May 12th, 2017|Parenting, Seasonal|

When I first began this post for Mother's Day, my thought was to explain this famous passage in a way that a modern, liberated woman could understand it, living in a society that champions equality [...]

How We Taught Our Kids to Read the Bible

By | April 20th, 2017|Faith, Foundations, Parenting|

I had to get after the kids again for not buckling up their seat belts right away. Of course we were in a hurry to get somewhere, and Asher had an urgent story to tell me. Sometimes [...]

Authentic Faith: Helping Kids Connect to God

By | April 19th, 2017|Faith, Parenting|

As Christian parents, we can feel the weight of responsibility for guiding the next generation toward a meaningful relationship with God. As we have learned from our experience with any school institution, aptitude is not accurately [...]