Teaching your Child

Minding Your Mouth: A Biblical Study on Taming the Tongue – A 10 Lesson Devotional for Families!

If your kids struggle with being bossy, speaking harshly, being unkind to their siblings or just simply having self-control over their speech, I want to introduce you to a brand new Bible study called Minding Your Mouth: A Biblical Study on Taming the Tongue, that will help you as parents teach your kids what the […] Read more…

Two Essential Resources for Teaching Your Children Biblical Character

When my first son was young, my husband and I wanted to find a way to teach him {and future children} to have good character and to live a godly life. I read plenty of books on child training and parenting and received a lot of advice on the do’s and don’ts of raising a […] Read more…

How to Respond Graciously When Our Kids Don’t Behave in Public

We teach our children the proper and polite words to say. We discipline them at home to help guide them in the right direction. We pray over them and show them Scriptures that teach character. And it’s working! And we feel good.  And then, there’s the fit at Target. Or a meltdown at at playdate. […] Read more…

3 Reasons Scripture Memorization is Important

I have to admit, I used to cringe at the words “Scripture memorization”. I preferred something softer, like “Bible verse learning” or any other term that didn’t make it sound like we were standing in a soldier-like line, demanding recitation of the entire book of 1 Chronicles. But recently, I’ve begun to understand that memorization is […] Read more…

12 Powerful Proverbs to Teach Your Children

The book of Proverbs is a treasure-trove of knowledge. In short bursts, it sums up many key truths of biblical living, wisdom-practicing and practical stewardship among other things! This is one of my favorite books of the Bible and, I think, one of the best parts of Scripture to teach our children as well! The […] Read more…

3 ways to teach your kids to take joy in their work

3 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Take Joy in Their Work

This is a post in the series “Chores and Your Kids”. If you’d like to have all the posts in this series delivered to your email inbox, just enter your name and address after clicking on this secure link! Be sure to confirm your subscription. Thanks for joining me for the Chores and Your Kids series! […] Read more…

Free Printable: 10 Bible Verses to Teach Your Preschooler

I love teaching my kids Bible verses! There are lots of ways to do this, from Bible verse puzzles to hand motions to “writing through” the Scriptures! For us, a simple way that always is effective for teaching our children the Word of God is to just have them practice saying the words with and after […] Read more…

25+ Christian Themed Easter Basket Ideas

My childhood was filled with experiences of egg hunts on Easter morning, a church service where we would sing familiar Resurrection songs and a pretty table full of delicious food that we ate while spending time with family. They were sweet times and make for cherished memories! However, our children won’t be celebrating this holiday quite the same way I […] Read more…

Here are eight ways to encourage your child if they are hesitant to pray out loud! Help your kids develop confidence in their time spent in prayer--out loud or silently!

8 Ways to Help a Child Who is Hesitant to Pray Out Loud

“Dear Lord, ummm….” Do your children’s prayers ever begin this way? I know my seven-year-old son’s do! Several months ago, he really started struggling with praying out loud. Previously, he had prayed fairly easily so we weren’t sure what to think! Was it a discipline issue? Was he “bored” during devotions? photo credit   While […] Read more…

Galaxy Buck: Mission to Sector 9 – A New Bible Focused Movie from What’s in the Bible!

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you know that the What’s in the Bible series is one of our favorite Bible-based resources that we use to teach Scripture, Bible history and other facts about Christianity to our family! What’s in the Bible is a video series that walks through the entire Old and […] Read more…

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