Tag Archives: Parenting

Christian Apologetics: A Great Need and Goals for Teaching our Kids How to Defend their Faith

This morning my husband. Mike, and a friend introduced a new adult Sunday School class to our church. Since we moved to Montana, we have made our home in a church that has adult Sunday School classes. We are so … Continue reading

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WEIRD: What Christ Followers Look Like to the World

Last summer I took my girls out to our special camping spot for our 4th annual “Mommy and Me” Camp. Since I couldn’t afford to send my girls to church camp, I began this little tradition that we have all … Continue reading

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Temperature Rising – Parenting Challenges of the Summer Break

I’m so sorry you haven’t heard much from us as we have entered summer. I have filled my once school-focused mind with so many other activities and ideas. We just got done doing an Olympic-themed vacation Bible school for our … Continue reading

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How to Know What Your Kids Should Be Learning in Public School and Help Them at Home

Do you know what your children are supposed to learn each year? Do you know what they are learning this year? Since we are their parents, it is primarily our responsibility to make sure they are getting what they need … 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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No More Mrs. Nice Gal: How Consequences Can Be Your Friend (Part 1)

Recently I’ve been celebrating the fact that I am getting meaner. What? That sounds odd? Well, my mean isn’t so much “mean” as it is giving consequences. In fact, my new mean isn’t really any more mean than my old … Continue reading

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