Teaching your Child

Gardening with Your Kids

Gardening is a great way to teach your children responsibility and patience. And it’s especially fun to watch their little eyes light up as they watch plants grow and see how hard work yields results! This is our first year of a “real” garden (as in more than four plants that produced maybe¬†three tomatoes each), […] Read more…

How to grocery shop with kids and not go crazy!

How to Grocery Shop with Kids (and Not Go Crazy)

We’ve all seen it: the exasperated mother in the checkout line with a shopping cart piled to the brim, trying to calm her crying baby (who’s teething) and hungry preschooler (who’s reaching for candy) while attempting to keep her cool all at the same time. Maybe if you’re like me you’ve been in this situation […] Read more…

Hiding God’s Word

Psalm 119:11 says, “I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.” Will and Leah, ages 5 1/2 and almost 3 are memorizing this particular verse this week. To make it fun, I wrote it out on a piece of paper, cut it up and hid the pieces around […] Read more…

Psalm 23:4

William and I were talking the other night before he went to bed. He told me he was afraid of the shadows in the corner of his room, so we went in search of a Bible verse to comfort him. We found this, the New Living Translation of Psalm 23:4b, “I will not be afraid, […] Read more…

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