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...
Helping Kids Keep the Sabbath Day Holy

Helping Kids Keep the Sabbath Day Holy

If your kids are anything like my kids, the first thing they want to do on Sunday morning is turn on the television. At our house, cartoon exposure tends to stop at our two local PBS stations, meaning what they normally watch is all educational. Unfortunately when...
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