By Joshua Straub A new school year not only gives our kids the chance to learn new things about the world around them, but also gives them opportunities to learn how to interact with the world around them. Whether you homeschool or your children go to public or private school, … [Read more...] about 21 After-School Questions To Get Your Kids Talking
By Scott James Summer is here and my kids have that wild look in their eyes. They are ready for high adventure, ready for freedom. They fly out the door in search of excitement, attacking the day with vigor and boundless potential. Ten minutes later, they’re back inside … [Read more...] about Let Them Be Bored
By Joshua Straub Just the other night at bedtime our nearly 4-year-old son told me his favorite part of the day was when his mom threw a dirty diaper and hit me in the face. He said, “Dad, it really made me laugh.” Getting our kids ready for bed, Christi and I … [Read more...] about Got the Giggles? 3 Reasons to Fight Worry With Laughter
By Dixie Walker What is that all-consuming, dreaded “something” for your child? You know — the thing that starts your stomach churning and palms sweating at the first thought of it coming up on your agenda? My number one dread in life has always been flying. I absolutely … [Read more...] about Is Your Child Anxious?
By Joshua Straub I genuinely believe there is no greater parenting technique than to pray boldly for our kids. For many of us, sending our children back to school can feel like an emotional roller coaster ride. Fears and questions concern us. Will they make friends? What … [Read more...] about 8 Weekly Prayers To Pray for Your Kids While They’re at School