Weekend Links

Maybe Boys Need a Little Danger at To Love, Honor, and Vacuum When Tidy Doesn't Come Easily at I Take Joy Back-to-School Lunches That Are Anything but Boring at Just Jilly Praise & Worship at PardyMama Did you read or write something … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Quick Kid-Friendly Suppers at Parenting Miracles What I Want My Daughters to Know about Being a Good Friend at the MOD Squad Heart Parenting: Bad Attitude at Proverbial Homemaker A Letter to My Sons at Renee Robinson   Did you read … [Continue reading]

The Other Side of the Story

Teaching kids empathy can be a great joy and struggle in parenting. We are all self-centered by nature, and showing children how to be other-centered takes some stretching. Helping a child understand how to "put himself in another person's shoes" can … [Continue reading]

2014′s Best and Worst Cities for Families


Recently, the personal finance social network WalletHub compared each of the 150 largest cities in the U.S. based on 31 key metrics -- including the availability of quality jobs, the relative cost of housing, the quality of local school and health … [Continue reading]

When Adopted Kids Need Therapy by Ellen Stumbo

"Just pray for her, and God will restore her heart." I have a confession. When we adopted our daughter from Ukraine, we believed her cerebral palsy would be our biggest challenge. Sure, we knew she would have some emotional difficulties due to … [Continue reading]

Summer Spiritual Learning by Brian Dembowczyk

A Simple Way to Build Faith “Daddy, can we do the questions?” That request is music to my ears. Shortly after our son, Joshua, turned 5, my wife and I began teaching him a catechism, which is a series of questions and answers designed to explain … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Why Does My Baby Wake Up when I Try to Put Him Down? at BellyBelly 30 Signs Your Kid is Turning into a Hipster at Urban Playground - A little laugh for your weekend. A Better Way to Say Sorry at cuppacocoa Our Favorite Free Family Activities at … [Continue reading]

Making Meals with 5 Ingredients (or Less!)

One of the easiest ways to cut back on meal costs is to simplify your ingredients. If you can make a tasty recipe with fewer ingredients, you will probably spend less money. Often this involves slow-cooking, which intensifies flavor and tenderizes … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Toddler Bible Lesson: Joseph's Dreams at Family Abounds Teaching Big Words to Little Hearts: Grace at When You Rise 7 Tips for Starting a Family Devotion Time at Intoxicated on Life Tame the Laundry Beast at Beauty in the Mess Did you read … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Three Small Things Can Add up to a Changed Life at Money Saving Mom Creating a Family-Friends Kids' Ministry at LifeWay Kids 19 Toys & Apps that Can Help Develop Language and Social Skills in Children with Autism at Friendship Circle What I … [Continue reading]