Monthly Archives: February 2012

Each Child, Each Year – Facing Academic Challenges in the Classroom

Things have been keeping me busy, not the least of which was deciding to make one major change for our family. Even before we got this website fully off the ground, there were signs that we would face challenges with … Continue reading

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Quick Tip of the Week: Tracking Play Dates and Sleepovers

If you have more than one kid, you might have the same problem we have. Every weekend each child is angling to get a friend over to play or spend the night. On occasion I even let the pressure get … Continue reading

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Bonus Printable

I go back and forth on prayer lists and journaling and arrow prayers all day long. It seems I pray and worship differently just about every day. However, I’ve found that prayer lists really help me to remember specific things … Continue reading

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Do Your Kids Know What They Believe?

I know the curriculum taught at school and the influence of our culture will undermine my children’s beliefs if they don’t have the right tools. As they face the world, one “tool” that will help them stand strong is understanding … Continue reading

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No More Mrs. Nice Gal: How Consequences Can Be Your Friend (Part 2)

Last timeĀ  I talked about why I have recently been working so hard to become “meaner” to my kids. My tough love really feels brutal to them, but if I control myself and don’t get angry, they are able to … Continue reading

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