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 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.
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.
What does being an engaged father look like? Of course, it means being present. It also means taking the time to be intentional in how we communicate with our daughters. Here are a few things every daughter needs to hear from her father.
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.
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.
'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.'
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.