Seeing, Hearing, Touching, Believing: Leading Your Children to Experience Christ’s Resurrection

I bet many of our ParentLife readers have led their children through Truth in the Tinsel at Christmastime, haven't you? It's an ebook from our friend, blogger Amanda White, that helps you create an ornament with your child for 25 days in December - … [Continue reading]

Using Photos to Teach Feelings by Shara Lawrence-Weiss

Research has demonstrated the wonderful effect that real photographs can have on a child’s ability to learn. Children with autism are often drawn to real images: the colors, vibrant imagery, the facial expressions, and more. While running various … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

That First Leap of Faith Toward Jesus at The MOB Society Not for Sale at Adelle Gabrielson - "I want my kids to know that joy, like grace, is freely given.In abundant measure, without limits, or cost, it is available to them for the having." What … [Continue reading]

What a Baby with the Flu Taught Me about Mothering


My youngest child, Joshua, was diagnosed with the flu last week. He is 11 months old and usually a fount of joyful grins and babbles. When he started running a high fever, I knew something was up. He had suffered an ear infection not two weeks … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Don't Grow Weary, Mamas at Inspired to Action 5 Things a Daughter Needs from Her Dad at Crosswalk Modeling a Healthy Marriage by Jeffrey Reed on (appeared first in the print version of ParentLife) Any Ideas on How to Reach My … [Continue reading]

Giveaway: Uncommon Marriage


In Uncommon Marriage: What We’ve Learned about Lasting Love and Overcoming Life’s Obstacles Together, Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach in NFL history to guide his team to a Super Bowl title, joins his wife, Lauren, also a New York … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Frugal Outsourced Birthday Party Ideas at Parenting Miracles 7 Phrases a Parent Should Never Say - or Yell - Again at Not Consumed Free Daily Prayer Calendar - Praying for Your Children at Inspired to Action Will You Just Play with Me? at … [Continue reading]

Stage Your Own Winter Olympics at Home

source: barnabywasson I take it that in most parts of the country, the snow is getting really, really old. We had some last week, about three inches, which for Tennessee is EVERYONE STUCK INSIDE OH NOOOOOO worthy. My daughter's preschool was … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Prayer Is Aligning at Million Praying Women Stay-at-Home Moms with Missionary Hearts at Desiring God What Are We Really Fighting About? at Amy J. Bennett Ice Wreath Bird Feeder Craft at Hands On as We Grow Did you read or write something … [Continue reading]

Last-Minute Ideas for Valentine’s Day


Are you stuck at home in this snow? Our roads are actually not bad in Chattanooga, but it's still a little gross outside and schools are canceled. Two of my kids and I were supposed to go to Atlanta to visit friends for Valentine's Day, and I am … [Continue reading]