Hands-On Ideas for Thankful Living

By Dixie Walker The family feast is coming, and I’m looking forward to it as much as anyone. My normal contribution to the spread each year includes a few pies and a side dish or two. These goodies are a fun part of the annual Thanksgiving … [Continue reading]

8 Weekly Prayers To Pray for Your Kids While They’re at School

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. … [Continue reading]

Making Memories

One week ago today, ParentLife writer Wynter Evans Pitts suddenly passed away. Today we wanted to share with you one of our favorite columns that Wynter wrote. This originally appeared in the July 2017 issue of ParentLife. As we remember Wynter's … [Continue reading]

Helping Your Child Respond to Tragedy

By Dixie Walker Think of the most recent tragic event that’s made headline news. What was your initial response to it? Did it create fear in you? What about uncertainty for your future? Did it make you feel afraid to continue your normal daily … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

The God Who Digs in the Dirt at The Architect and the Artist J Is for Joy at Ben and Me 35 Name Activities for Preschoolers at Hands on as We Grow The 4 Parenting Rules I Won't Quit Using at The Better Mom Have a great week! … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

Why Kids Need to Know God Is Their Creator at Creative Homekeeper 10 Great Faith-Based Films to Watch on Netflix at Project Inspired 7 Ways to Create Joyful Moments with Your Kids This Summer at Equipping Godly Women 15 Ways to Remove the Grump … [Continue reading]

DIY Giant Games for the Backyard

Looking for a fun summer diversion? How about one of these giant games for the backyard? Take your favorite board and computer games up a notch by creating jumbo versions you can play outside. And if you can figure out how to incorporate the hose and … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

The Single Greatest Thing a Dad Can Do for His Kids at LifeWay.com Get Your Kid Excited for Kindergarten at Views from the 'Ville This mini-podcast with Jerusalem Jackson Greer talks about navigating summer when you're a full-time working mom: … [Continue reading]

Stopping the “Summer Rust”: a Teacher’s Perspective by Stephanie Ingerman

photo source: Ryan via Flickr Creative Commons Summer--we all love it and we all need a little time off. But your child can fall as many as four months behind in their learning during the short break of summer if we aren’t continuing to focus on … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

How to Love Your Family More Than Your House at Becky Kopitzke Kids Cooking Camp at Home at Thirty Homemade Days #momfail at The Adventures of the Fichtel Five Star Wars Handprints for Father's Day at The Proverbial Homemaker   … [Continue reading]