Caring for Others

• • • • • Parenting Tip December 16, 2013 Caring for Others One of the great ways to help children think of giving instead of just getting at Christmas is to reach out to others you don’t even know. This one activity can do a tremendous amount to help kids focus on others, not

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Practical Ways to Connect with Your Child’s Heart

• • • • • Parenting Tip December 11, 2013 Practical Ways to Connect with Your Child’s Heart Here are eleven suggestions to help you find ways to connect with your child’s heart. 1. Talking. Children often like to hear stories from your own childhood. Don’t feel like you have to tie a lesson into

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Christmas: A Time to Teach Generosity

• • • • • Parenting Tip December 6, 2013 Christmas: A Time to Teach Generosity Christmas is a highlight in the life of most children, but much of the benefit is focused on what they get. Of course one of the blessings of Christmas is giving, so look for ways to teach children generosity

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Missed Opportunities

• • • • • Parenting Tip November 23, 2013 Missed Opportunities Every day parents have opportunities to touch the hearts of their children. Sometimes it’s through a story or a hug, or an apology, but often it’s through the daily correction that children need. Addressing the heart is important. Unfortunately some parents respond to

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The Key to Making Devotions Fun

• • • • • Parenting Tip November 20, 2013 The Key to Making Devotions Fun The language of children is activity. When teaching children spiritual truths it’s best to speak in their language.  A family devotion time should be the most fun part of the week. If you use their language they’ll not only

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