Take Hold of Teaching Moments With Children

Take Hold of Teaching Moments With Children

Teaching moments with a child are precious. The opportunity to have honest, uplifting conversations with them is not as rare as one might think. It all depends on us as parents and teachers being properly aware of when those times occur.   The other day my...
Involve Children in Making Family Decisions

Involve Children in Making Family Decisions

“The power to choose is one of the greatest gifts God has given humanity. ” (“10 Ways to Teach Values in the Home”)   Ask anyone who has ever had his or her freedoms forcibly taken away—no one wants to be forced to do something. Especially a...
Set Goals, Not Resolutions

Set Goals, Not Resolutions

As we begin a new year, one particular thing tends to be on everyone’s minds: New Year’s resolutions. Making resolutions is easy; committing to them is much harder. So this year, I would challenge you to try something new: make goals instead of resolutions....
A Yard Sale Fundraiser

A Yard Sale Fundraiser

Typically when my oldest daughter, Michelle, comes to me with the words, “Mom, I have an idea…” I cringe. Half the time I don’t realize I’m doing it, but you have to understand something. These ‘ideas’ range from putting together her newest recipe (”You take some...
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