Knowing and Loving God October 1, 2020

Best Thanksgiving Books and Resources for Kids

With Thanksgiving around the corner, it’s fun to think of something special to give our kids to celebrate the occasion. I enjoy giving my kids Thanksgiving books and books about thankfulness. Reading books together on thankfulness is a great way to encourage our kids to be thankful and get them excited about celebrating Thanksgiving!

Knowing and Loving God September 4, 2020

6 Tips For Picking God-Pleasing Movies for Kids

We desire to fill our kids with ideas that will build them up in their faith and character, not bring them down.  But with so many “feel good” yet “not so good” movie options, and the pull from our culture to watch them, it makes it difficult to know how to handle the entertainment world as a Christian parent. 

Here are a few suggestions when deciding whether to let your children watch a movie…

Reflecting His Character August 1, 2020

6 Truths to Teach Our Kids During COVID-19

This season of life dealing with the coronavirus reminds me a lot of the Israelites wandering in the desert after escaping Egypt.  Okay, well we don’t have it THAT bad; at least we still have our air conditioned homes and can run to the grocery store when we need to, provided we have a mask.  But doesn’t it often feel like we are wandering from place to place unsure when we will return to normal life?

Knowing and Loving God May 31, 2020

Growing Kids for God’s Kingdom While Attending a Christian Private School

Over the past several months, I have been sharing about different educational models and how you can use them to encourage your kids in their faith and character. This month I have interviewed Julia, a mom who has raised two wonderful kids who follow the Lord and are now in college and graduate school. She has had some insightful experiences when her kids attended Christian private schools that she is going to share with us.

Knowing and Loving God April 2, 2020

How to Grow Your Kids for God’s Kingdom
While Homeschooling:
An Interview with a Homeschool Mom

One of the major decisions every parent must make is how to educate their children. While there is not one “best fit” for every family, it is good to prayerfully seek information on the options God has provided and be open and obedient to whatever the Lord is calling your family to do. My first interview is with my sister-in-law, Rachel.  She has homeschooled her kids from the beginning, some of whom are now graduated, and she and her husband have raised children of integrity who love and serve the Lord and others.  She has a lot of great wisdom to share with us…