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Spiritual Questions
March 31, 2021

One common struggle among parents is with the fear that their child will ask them a question about God or the Bible, that they have no idea how to answer it. If you have ever struggled with this, you are not alone. We have a brief video that offers parents […] [READ MORE]

Making Friends - Part 2
October 20, 2020

Friends are a very important part of life. Jesus had friends. Twelve good friends and from those twelve, three close friends, and from those three, one BFF named John. I hope you have had a chance to watch the Online Parenting Class video on Making Friends. I also want to encourage […] [READ MORE]

Making Friends
October 13, 2020

Friends are an important part of life. We all want and need them. Making friends, however, is an art that everyone needs to acquire—your preschooler included. Please watch this month’s Online Parenting Class. We pray it will be a source of help to you as you teach your preschooler how […] [READ MORE]

Dealing with Unsolicited Parenting Advice - Part 2
July 14, 2020

Hopefully you had a chance to watch the video last week on how to discern between good parenting advice and that which isn’t so good. Having older parents you look up to and who you can count on for advice, encouragement, and help is a great thing. A Godly thing […] [READ MORE]

Dealing with Unsolicited Parenting Advice
July 7, 2020

We’ve already covered the fact that parenting doesn’t have to be a Lone Ranger kind of job—that it’s okay to have a few mentors and reinforcements. But I’m sure you can recall a few times in your life as a parent when you’ve gotten some unwarranted advice or even scolding in […] [READ MORE]

March 22, 2020
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Dealing with Tattling - Part 2
November 20, 2019

Putting A Stop To Tattling While the Bible is definitely the ultimate authority when it comes to morals, decision-making, and growing in faith, I have to say that the Berenstain Bears sure have a lot going on. In the book, The Berenstain Bears Learn about Strangers, Brother Bear gets upset with Sister […] [READ MORE]

Dealing with Tattling
November 6, 2019

Tattle Tale, Tattle Tale! The preschool years are full of wonder, excitement, rapid development, and adventures for your little ones. Most of these are equally exciting and adventurous for you, too, but oh, how we wish we could skip some of them … especially the art of tattling. This month's video […] [READ MORE]

Dealing With Backtalk - Part 2
September 25, 2019

The task of teaching your preschooler to use their words respectfully and politely can be challenging; especially since they don’t always understand when they’ve said something inappropriate. Hopefully, however, the following tips will help you along the way. Speak to your preschooler the way you want them to speak to you […] [READ MORE]

How To Deal With Backtalk
September 14, 2019

 Think back to the not-so-distant past when you couldn’t wait for your little one to say “Momma”, “Dadda”, “Bye-bye”, “Thank-you” and all those other wonderful first words. You were awed and amazed by everything they said. Now that they’ve become preschoolers though, their vocabulary is increasing daily, and some days you […] [READ MORE]

Take Time For Yourself Part 2
June 19, 2019

What have you done for yourself this week? If the answer is ‘nothing’, you need to change that. I also hope you’ve had time to watch the video for this lesson—the video that reminds you that it is okay…even necessary for you to take care of yourself. The Bible contains […] [READ MORE]

Take Time For Yourself
June 5, 2019

This month, our Online Parenting Class is on the topic of "The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Child,” and addresses the importance of self-care. This is especially important because if you aren’t taking great care of yourself, you can’t take great care of your kids. Taking care of […] [READ MORE]

Taming The Tantrums - Part 2
May 22, 2019

I hope you were able to watch our online parenting class on Taming the Tantrums. Today we’re going to continue the conversation by reading some encouraging Scripture. Listen to what Ephesians 4:26 says about tantrums: “In your anger do not sin…”  Here are two lessons we can learn from this […] [READ MORE]

Taming The Tantrums
May 8, 2019

This month we are going to tackle a very important subject that you face as a parent… This month we’re going to talk about taming those bigger-than-toddler-sized tantrums. This issue is one that you likely face quite a lot. But don’t worry, we’ve got some help for you today. Check […] [READ MORE]

Playing Well With Others - Part 2
April 17, 2019

Romans 12:18 says, “If possible, so far are as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.” Good words to live by, but sometimes this can be difficult, especially for children. Kids are naturally ego-centric and they are not born with the tools to effectively handle conflict. This is where […] [READ MORE]

Playing Well With Others
April 3, 2019

One of the hardest things to do as parents is to see our children behaving poorly around other people. We all want our children to be well behaved, but how can we help our children gain good social skills? Check out this month's video. Check back in a couple weeks […] [READ MORE]

Dealing with Emotions - Part 2
February 25, 2019

The early years of your child’s life present a unique opportunity to lay the foundation for healthy development. It is also a time of growth and vulnerability. Studies have shown that children whose parents talk with them about their emotions have better social skills and coping capabilities. It is so […] [READ MORE]

Dealing with Emotions - Part 1
February 21, 2019

Human beings experience a wide variety of emotions each and every day. Over time, we learn to manage and deal with those emotions in different ways. But no one is born knowing how to deal with all the feelings they have each day. Part of our job as parents is […] [READ MORE]

Celebrating Christmas - Part 2
December 19, 2018

Do you feel like your children have lost the true meaning of Christmas? Are they more focused on what Santa is going to bring them than the birth of Jesus? Our children are surrounded by advertisements for the latest toy or gadget. Combine that with conversations with friends about what […] [READ MORE]

Celebrating Christmas
December 12, 2018

Hopefully by now you are all getting in the Christmas spirit. We have finished with all of our Thanksgiving traditions and now it's time to prepare for the most wonderful time of the year! Sometimes even though we try our hardest to be present and remember the true reason for […] [READ MORE]

A Better Bedtime for All
October 31, 2018

Psalm 4:8 says “In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety”. We all want peaceful nights and restful sleep. That is hard to do when you have a preschooler who is anti-bedtime. Earlier this month, we addressed some of the […] [READ MORE]

Is Bedtime a Nightmare?
October 24, 2018

When you have an infant at home, sleeping as long as you want becomes a thing of the past. During the baby years you get used to functioning on very little uninterrupted sleep. As your child gets older, you may be hoping that you will be able to have deep […] [READ MORE]

The Importance of Play - Part 2
August 22, 2018

Earlier this month, we discussed the importance of playtime for our children. We found out that free play is necessary for many types of our child’s development. Today we are going to explore examples of these and how you can help your child make the most of their playtime. We now […] [READ MORE]

The Importance of Play
August 8, 2018

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” -George Bernard Shaw Most of us have probably heard that quote before. As adults, we can forget how important playtime is to kids. We live in a time of rushing and busyness. Rushing to get from place […] [READ MORE]

Discipline - Part 2
July 18, 2018

One of the hardest parts of being a parent is having to discipline your child. No child is perfect and misbehavior is inevitable, and it is so frustrating! Try to look at this responsibility in a new way. Punishments are unavoidable, try to view them as an opportunity to teach your […] [READ MORE]

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