Kids

How to Use Scripture to Encourage Grieving Kids

What do you say when nothing can make it better? A child who has lost a loved one cannot be comforted — at least not in a lasting way — with a trip to the ice cream shop. In these situations, one of the best things we can do is help them find comfort in Scripture.

School Is Out, but Learning Doesn't Have to Be!

School is out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all the learning has to come to an end. In fact, summer is a great time to abandon the workbooks and allow your kids to delve into interests and experiences that will expand their minds.

17 Proverbs to Share with Your Kids

When we think of character traits we hope to instill in our children as they grow, wisdom is a high priority. Wisdom is the practical nuts and bolts of life that keeps us out of trouble, helps us prosper, and sows good seeds.

12 Special Ways to Celebrate Dad on Father's Day

Around this June holiday, there is always a blitz of articles with gift suggestions for Dad. And while it’s great to give a tie or gadget or other fun presents, sometimes gifts of time, appreciation, and love can mean more than something boxed or wrapped.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with ADHD

If you have a child with ADHD, it might seem initially difficult to create coping strategies. Yet, with just a bit of creativity and determination, you can effectively help your child cope with ADHD.

8 Ways to Make God Real to Your Kids

In a world filled with so many voices, it can sometimes feel like a challenge to get through to your children as a parent. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to keep the Gospel front and center in your home.

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of 'Snowplow' Parenting

'Snowplow' parents likely started off in the helicopter. Then, they hovered, eventually landing and proceeding to clear everything out of their children’s pathway. These parents, while well-meaning, want to make sure their children have an easy road to success.

Here are four biblical truths that will help us avoid the pitfalls of 'snowplow parenting.'

Why There's No Such Thing as Hugging Your Kids Too Much

Regardless of the different parenting approaches I read in books and blogs, or the advice handed out to me in church or the grocery store, there is one simple principle I always return to: affection. Affection can be inserted into almost every situation to make it better—and both Scripture and science agree.

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