I think a lot of times we, as parents, make parenting more difficult than it needs to be.
Hear me out.
I'm not saying that parenting isn't difficult. I'm not saying that it won't stretch you to a … [Read More...]
My son loves word searches. They are a fun way for kids to become familiar with unfamiliar words. He's been refreshing his memorization of the books of the Bible, so I made these word searches to help … [Read More...]
Writing something down is one of the best ways to help you remember it. When my oldest son was learning the books of the Bible, I had him trace and copy the book names. This helped him become familiar … [Read More...]
I am a momma of five kids.
It doesn't matter how I say it, or the number of times I say it...I still have five kids.
To me, that is a lot of kids.
Some families have … [Read More...]
This has been a very hard year at my house. We have had to help our children through one family crisis after another. Lots of scary medical things have happened. It would have been easy for my … [Read More...]
Praying with your children is a powerful faith practice. Teaching children to nurture their relationship with God by continually being in conversation together is so very important. Figuring out how … [Read More...]
I love the Bible. I love music. And the two go together beautifully.
A few years ago, I learned about Seeds Family Worship. We have a couple of their CDs and my boys love them. This is a big deal … [Read More...]
You want your kids to love the Lord and love His Word. We do too! That's what Kids in the Word is all about, after all. However, we can't teach our kids how to spend time with God if WE don't spend … [Read More...]
On the heels of the fall season, an attitude of thanks begins to sweep America as we prepare for Thanksgiving Day and all the details and desires it may include.
As a mother, I pray and search for … [Read More...]
I think it's interesting that Thanksgiving comes so close to Christmas in the United States. It is the perfect time to stop and refocus. Thanksgiving is a great reminder of the gratefulness we should … [Read More...]
Children are so full of wonder at Christmastime. There is something truly magical about the season.
But weeks and weeks before Christmas, it starts. Ads. Magazines. Store displays. They all point … [Read More...]
Jonah Being Swallowed by the Fish, 1476, Kennicott Bible, Public Domain
I was particularly harried that day. (Who am I kidding? I was particularly harried every day!) It was a bright fall morning and … [Read More...]
When my children were very young, I began to think about what kinds of spiritual practices and rituals I wanted to incorporate into our home.
There was a class I was going to be teaching at my … [Read More...]
There are 929 chapters in the Old Testament. At the pace of 2 chapters each week day, it would take 3.5 years to get through the Old Testament. I've previously told you that you can read one chapter … [Read More...]