I am a lazy parent. There, I said it. It’s out in the open. I’ve confessed. Now, when I say lazy I don’t mean… Lazy in teaching my children God’s truth. Lazy in building my children’s character. Lazy in spending quality time together. And definitely not lazy in leading them to the gospel. Okay, okay,…

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The afternoon felt like I was stuck in that movie Groundhog’s Day. At this point my 8 week old was starting to fall into some semblance of predictable routines. He woke for the day around the same time, stayed up for a while, cat napped the rest of the morning, and then usually took a…

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Dear Mom of a Newborn, It gets easier. I promise. You’re sitting there, feeling pain in places you didn’t know you even had, holding this tiny being that completely depends on you, and you’re wondering. Wondering what life will look like now. Wondering how you’re going to balance it all. Wondering if you’ll ever get…

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I tucked my three year old son into bed and asked him if he’d like to pray. He nodded his head yes and began in his small voice, “God, please give me a new heart every day…” My own heart melted. I want nothing more than to see my child’s heart renewed through Christ. It…

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Summer. With such a big break from your normal routine, how are you going to make sure you remain intentional in pointing your kids to God? In Deuteronomy 6:6-9 it says: These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when…

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from guest poster, Anne Marie. Children come in all shapes and sizes. Each has differing abilities and talents. Each looks at the world differently. While it is important that Biblical Truth not change, how we *teach* the Truth can, and should, differ. Many teachers of the Bible, parents and lay church workers, can become set…

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from guest poster, Julie. Sibling relationships are… unique. Some consider their siblings to be their best friends. Some have to work hard to tolerate theirs’. As parents, we want our kids to fall into the first category. We dream of how blissfully our kids will get along and the glorious laughter that will sprinkle their…

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Bitter words they can’t really even comprehend pour out of my mouth. “Kids! Please just play nicely! Everyone will have so much more fun if we treat others how we want to be treated.” “That’s it! Time out! Now. You’re done.” “You see? I told you this was going to happen if you didn’t listen to me!”…

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