The Inconvenience of Raising Kids who Help Others

At the beginning of the last school year, I printed off a beautifully coloured weekly timetable for our family which not only included all the after school activities but fitted Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Help Kids Develop Discernment & Wisdom

A number of years ago, I can remember one child running home to let me know that the other child had thrown a rock through the window of a neighbour’s Continue Reading →

Our talk becomes their self-talk

Did a parent or teacher ever make a negative remark to you that you can still remember? “You are stupid” “You’re ugly” “You’ll never amount to anything” “You’re dumb” Words Continue Reading →

Discipling our Children part 2

Basically, we desire for our children to not just know about God but to know God intimately. How can we most effectively accomplish this? As discussed last week, it is Continue Reading →

Discipling our Children part 1

A mother of three gorgeous young children was recently chatting with me and asking me how to go about discipling her children in the Christian faith. As I was sharing Continue Reading →

Your Teenager and their first paid job

One of our roles as a parent is to help our children develop the necessary skills so that they can function well as an adult in today’s society. In raising Continue Reading →

Dining out with Kids

We have just recently been on holidays and, one morning, we were sitting in the restaurant eating our buffet breakfast when it became very noisy. There was a family at Continue Reading →

Life or Death in the Tongue

        “My feet are killing me!”         “You’re a pain in the neck”.         “I’m sick and tired of this.” How Continue Reading →