Category Archives: Parenting

Should We Teach Kids To Trust Their Conscience?

What is our conscience and should we trust it? OXFORD DICTIONARY – Conscience: an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one’s behavior. “For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God,” Romans 8:14 (NIV) “So I strive always to […]

Learning From Parenting Failures

Covid-19 has turned everything upside down. We used to feel like we were in control of our lives, now we feel like we are not. This is especially disconcerting, when we are talking about our kids.  Maybe you used to feel like a good parent, and now you find yourself yelling at your kids a lot. […]

Easter Cross Craft

EASTER CROSS CRAFT Getting creative to celebrate Easter. Easter is more than bunnies, candy and egg hunts.  This is a great way to allow your kids to get creative and you can also have a teachable moment. AND when finished you can showcase your artwork in your front window. As everyone is observing social distancing […]

Empty Tomb Crescent Rolls

  EMPTY TOMB CRESCENT ROLLS How to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection in the kitchen. This is a great way to talk about the resurrection of Jesus and the empty tomb with your family, in a fun and creative way.  You will use items you may already have handy. I’ve included baking directions, talking points and scriptures […]

My Top 5 Parenting Failures

You may not think very highly of me after reading this blog, but I’m willing to take the risk. It’s hard to talk about failure, but it might help someone and it’s therapeutic for me. Bottom line, even if it doesn’t help you it will help me. “When I was a boy of 14, my […]

Did You Know?

Yesterday, I picked up my granddaughter, Andi, from school.  On the ride home she kept talking about “additions,” and how we need to start a new addition at Christmas.  Believe me, I had no idea what she was talking about, and so I started asking her questions to clarify.  Finally, I realized she was saying […]

Is Amazon Bringing Back The Holiday Catalog?

Last week, I received in the mail, at my home, a catalog from Amazon.  It included stickers and a special page for kids to write down what they wanted for Christmas.  Yes, Amazon has brought back the “Holiday Catalog.” If there is one thing we can all agree on, it is that receiving gifts is […]