How to Create an Inspiring and Fun Kids’ Home Library

How to Create an Inspiring and Fun Kids’ Home Library

If you’ve got kids, I’m guessing you’ve experienced a kids’ home library that never looks tidy. You’ve probably seen it all: books with the spines facing backward, a meticulously organized system that was wrecked in three days, or an ever present stack of books on the floor needing to be re-shelved. Chances are good that…

12 Verses of Scripture for Children’s Behavior – Teach Them Today!

12 Verses of Scripture for Children’s Behavior – Teach Them Today!

One of my earliest memories from children’s Sunday School is rushing to memorize scripture before church on Sunday morning. Every week, our teacher taught scripture for children’s behavior. We got a new verse to memorize each week. Inevitably, I waited until the following Saturday evening or Sunday morning to learn it. Guess how many of…

Threat vs. Warning: How to Talk to Your Boundary Pushing Wild Child

Threat vs. Warning: How to Talk to Your Boundary Pushing Wild Child

My middle child is the boundary-pushing wild child in our home. He is now three and still VERY challenging some days, but the year he was two? Yeah, every day was H-A-R-D. Emotional regulation? Not a bit of it. Impulse control? Practically nonexistent. I don’t want to be too hard on the little friend, because…

How to Explain the Trinity to a Child or Teenager

How to Explain the Trinity to a Child or Teenager

The Trinity confuses even adults, so when you’re tasked (or inspired) to teach the Trinity to a child, teenager, or new believer, it can be overwhelming. What’s a Mama to say when the questions start flowing? After all, God is confusing. Jesus is confusing. The Holy Spirit is REALLY confusing. Now you’re gonna tell me…