Friday Links

5 Tips for Introducing Kids to Chores at A Party of Four Love You to the Moon and Back Valentine's Craft at Things to Share and Remember 5 Tips for Teaching Your Children Responsibility at Nashville Moms Blog I'm Waving the White Flag of … [Continue reading]

Equip Yourself for the High Calling of Raising Kingdom Kids by Dr. Tony Evans {GIVEAWAY}

Raising Kingdom Kids

In the Evans’ home, we took the idea of raising kingdom kids seriously. But sometimes, we got distracted. I remember when our kids were small. We took them to Disneyland and experienced the sights, sounds, and excitement of all that makes it … [Continue reading]

Joy in the Midst of the Messy by Ellen Stumbo

source: jjjj56cp Parenting a child with mental health issues is the hardest thing I've had to do. Parenting techniques don't apply, and trying to reason with a child who is convinced a shark will attack her while she sleeps means sleepless nights … [Continue reading]

Friday Links

27 Encouraging Phrases to Motivate Your Kids at Positive Parenting Solutions Tips to Build Kindness in Toddlers and Preschoolers at Teachers of Good Things Advent is Parenting at OhAmanda Parenting Kiddos Who Sabotage Big Days at Jen … [Continue reading]

In Defense of Fun Food

Every time my kids go to their Grandma's, they want to make "spiders." These spiders are made by spreading peanut butter between two Ritz crackers, sticking straight pretzels in for legs, and adding a few raisin eyes. They take about 45 seconds to … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Where May We Lay Our Young? at For the Family What to Do about Santa at The Gospel-Centered Mom Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room at 3-D Lessons for Life Christmas Gifts That Support Persecuted Christians at Missional Call   Some … [Continue reading]

Winner Winner!

The five winners of the Unwrapping the Greatest Gift giveaway are: Michelle La Jenny Rapson Jeanne Nation Erin Fullam Jill Anderson Congratulations and thanks all for entering! We will be in touch via e-mail. … [Continue reading]

Friday Links

The Broken and Beautiful: My Biggest Misconception about Adoption at Amy J. Bennett 6 Ways to Help Children Deal with Frustration at Everyday Family What Does It Really Take to Be a Family Man? at Matthew L. Jacobson 3 Wise Men Snack at … [Continue reading]

The Relief You’ve Always Wanted for Christmas by Ann Voskamp {GIVEAWAY}

The kids have Adore Him playing and they're singing along and off key. And the house wafts of sugar cookies and anticipation and names of neighbors to bless! "You done drawing now, Mama?" Kai's leaning hard over my shoulder. "Can we just … [Continue reading]

What Is Special Needs Parenting? by Ellen Stumbo

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I heard someone say, "All children are special, and all children have needs." While parenting children with disabilities does present an extra set of challenges, I do think it is helpful to think about the commonalities of parenting. Many special … [Continue reading]