This video is making the rounds in the social media arena: [video_embed][/video_embed] Coca-cola produced a video about how a couple’s life changes when they have a child. Their house goes from perfectly maintained to chaotically disheveled. Everything from late night wake-up calls, to painfully stepping on things left on the floor in the hallway; ruined […]
Dear Parents, I’m concerned about a disturbing trend I’m seeing happening more and more: parents are not disciplining their children (both young and old) when they are doing behavior that they themselves did when they were young. This is more than just a pastor’s complaint about a lack of discipline in the home. It’s a […]
You are doing something really, really important. I know it’s not easy. I see you with your arms overflowing, and I know you came to church already tired. Parenting is tiring. Really tiring. I watch you bounce and sway trying to keep the baby quiet, juggling the infant car seat and the diaper bag as you find […]
A compelling presentation for the vital ministry to parents and families rather than merely to children alone
I came across this blog post and could not stop laughing as I pictured the various actions and words being spoken. With permission, I have reposted this article by Sankie Lynch, Pastor of Families at New Beginnings Church in Bixby, OK. Come follow us for a look at a typical Lynch Family Faith Talk! Many […]
The Center for Parenting/Youth Understanding presents the Digital Kids Initiative: Providing information and resources for parents, youth workers and educators to help kids navigate their digital world. This online initiative has some great, relevant resources to help digital immigrants (that’s us adults) better understand and protect digital natives (that’s our kids). There are videos, blog […]
Children need encouragement. Sure they need correction from time to time (okay, maybe a lot!), but they need lots and lots of encouragement as well. And sometimes in the grind of life where all it seems is happening is busyness, hectic schedules, and disobedient kids, we need to remember that our children (at home, at […]
Sue Miller talks through ways to help parents catch a vision for faith formation in the home.
A number of schools across the country have already started, but this encouragement from Dale Hudson can still be done.
When parents pick their child up after church, there’s one question you will hear them ask more than any other: “Did you have fun today?”