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6 Characteristics of True Friends

6 Characteristics of True Friends

I recently attended a seminar entitled Becoming a Tech-Savvy Parent. It was enlightening to me as a mom who’s doing her very best to help her kids navigate the often treacherous waters of technology in today’s world. Yes, there are many dangers lurking on...
A Scripture To Pray For Your Kids Every Day

A Scripture To Pray For Your Kids Every Day

As a Christ-follower, I know you’re praying for the kids in your life. Your children. Your grandchildren. Nieces and nephews. Students. Maybe even the children of your friends. There are countless things we could pray the children we love, aren’t there? If...
Parents & Kids: Can They Be Friends?

Parents & Kids: Can They Be Friends?

What do you think? Can parents and kids be friends? My own views on this subject have changed quite a bit over the years. I recently shared about this shift at Intoxicated on Life. Here’s an excerpt: Once upon a time, I would’ve said that I didn’t want to be my...
Dreaming Bigger and Better for Your Kids

Dreaming Bigger and Better for Your Kids

“When I grow up, I want to be a policeman!” My heart swelled a little at his words. While it’s always been a noble profession, working as a police officer has perhaps never been more dangerous. Still, I would be honored to have my son serve his...
10 Ways to Share Your Faith During the Holidays

10 Ways to Share Your Faith During the Holidays

The one thing that’s central to my life is the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and was buried and rose again according to the Scriptures.” (I Corinthians 15:3-4) This central truth is what shapes my...
A Parent’s Guide to Speaking Life to Your Kids

A Parent’s Guide to Speaking Life to Your Kids

Not being very athletic, I was never involved in sports as a kid. (Unless you include playing my flute in the pep band. Which I’m guessing you probably don’t. Yeah, me neither.) Having a few of my own kids playing football and soccer this fall, I’m...
Teaching Kids Biblical Principles for Entertainment

Teaching Kids Biblical Principles for Entertainment

Sometimes in parenting, you look back and see that by God’s grace, you caught an opportunity you almost missed. You see, one of my primary goals as a Christian mama is to teach my kids biblical principles that will guide them in big ways and small for the rest...
Helping Your Kids Cope With a World Crisis

Helping Your Kids Cope With a World Crisis

Lately it seems as though we can barely make it through an entire week without hearing about a world crisis. Whether it’s terrorism or genocide, civil unrest or economic turmoil, the world is increasingly turbulent. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I...
10 Prayers for Your Kids’ Purity

10 Prayers for Your Kids’ Purity

I recently wrote a post about helping our kids to be pure in the midst of a very impure world. One of the points I made in that post is the importance of praying for our kids’ purity. After all, prayer is always the best thing we can do for those we care about....
A Fresh Look at Godly Stewardship

A Fresh Look at Godly Stewardship

What comes to your mind when you hear the word stewardship? Though many of us associate that word primarily with finances, I’m learning that stewardship has many more applications than dollars and cents. In fact, the concept of stewardship can provide a...