Category: Encouragement for Parents

ABCJesusLovesMe

I found an interesting YouTube channel that I want to share with you parents. ABCJesusLovesMe YouTube Channel Please watch Video 1 “What Has God Called Parents To Do?” I believe it will give you a great look at what ABCJesusLovesMe is all about. This…

IRRITATION!

  Is there something about your son or daughter that drives you up the wall? Be honest! Some habit. Some response. Some tone. Some attitude. It simply pushes all your buttons. And they know it, so they do it especially when around you. You’ve…

Shaping Little Lives

“As the twig is bent, so is the tree inclined.” is a proverbial statement from centuries ago. Ephesians 6:4 (The Amplified Bible) “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to the point of resentment with demands that are trivial…

Tips From Two Year Olds

Get excited! There’s always something new to learn. Make a mess! You can clean up later. Explore! There’s a great big world around you. Dance! It doesn’t matter whether you dance well or not, just dance! Play with your food! Get your fingers in…

LAST-MINUTE GIFTS

“Oh, no! I forgot Mrs. So-and-so.” Yes, I’ve said that before. Bet you have, too. Or, “Mom, I need a gift for a party I’m going to.” You’ve heard that, haven’t you? Many years ago I thought it was weird that my mother had a…

Picture Books and More

I’ve mentioned that I’m now on Pinterest. I find it useful in several areas of my life. Today I want to share my Pinterest Picture Books Reviews Board with you. Gentle Chapter Books 17 Unexpectedly Awesome Books for Boys Books That Teach Kindness (and…

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

“Who wants to go see the Christmas lights?” That question was always greeted with lots of, “Me! Me!” and grandchildren rushing to get their jackets on. We’d buckle up and ride around various neighborhoods Oooing and Ahhing at the outdoor lights. I enjoyed the…

MY PINTEREST

I opened a PINTEREST account more than a year ago. Then promptly ignored it. I’ll bet you’ve done something similar before, too. However, a couple of months ago I decided it was time to revisit, learn, conquer the beast. I’m glad I did. Now…

Advent Calendars

My blogosphere friend, Tez Brooks, has some words of encouragement about using Advent Calendars with your children. You’ll find them here.

12 Things You MUST Remember

Yes, I’m back with my lists! If you’re not sure about any of these please leave a comment. I’ll be delighted to explain!   • How to be silly. • Ways to honor your child’s feelings. • When to be a good loser. •…

A Solid Foundation for Children

Excellent wisdom from the book Parenting Your Powerful Child: Bringing an End to the Everyday Battles by Dr. Kevin Leman we read on page 177-178: The society we live in today is a dangerous one. There are plenty of big bad wolves out there…

Parent’s Good Night Prayer

We sit on the bed beside our child and listen as they pray before going to sleep. Why? • Prayer is a great habit we’re trying to develop in them.• Prayer helps them relax and rest better. • Prayer works. • Prayer reminds them…

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