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43 Summer Activities to Enjoy with Young Children

Summer days are the perfect opportunity to kick back and enjoy being with your kids. Children love it when parents join in their playtime. If you have a toddler, preschooler, young elementary student, or all of the above, check out these ideas to...

Time for College? No Major? No Problem!

I remember it like it was yesterday – junior year. Senior year. The stress about money, the time spent researching colleges, visiting colleges, applying to colleges. Well, I didn’t visit that many, but I had friends who went all over the country....

How to Draw Your Children Closer to Christ Over the Summer

“I’m bored!”  When a parent hears that starting the first day of summer vacation, the inclination is to rush off to summer camps, programs, and enrichment classes.  But does that truly bring about the Christ-centered calm that you long for in...

Fatherhood: A Sacred Privilege

It is an all too familiar occurrence. With a fresh cup of coffee in hand you embark on your familiar morning commute. Your favorite playlist selected, the dull drone of the road playing beneath the melody, and before long, we find we have...

Ready, Set, Read!!!  3 Ways Summer Reading Can Make This Your Best Summer Yet!

Often just speaking the words, “summer reading” can elicit eye rolls and groans from your children. After all, summer is for freedom, adventure, and fun, not more schoolwork. 

What if you could turn your reluctant reader into a book lover?  What...

A Parent's Guide to Surviving Graduation Day

It was a Tuesday night, the eve of my twin senior sons’ last full day of high school.  To mark the day and to help me grieve it, I wanted to make it significant and momentous.  I would make their lunches as I usually did, but oh, what a lunch it...

5 Tips for Parents During Exam Week

Does the mention of the word “exams” make you cringe? Does it bring back memories of late-night studying or that familiar sense of dread? Parents, take heart! There are a few things you can do to help your student avoid last-minute cramming and a...

Suffering from Seasonal Allergies?  11 Natural Remedies to the Rescue!

It’s springtime! The flowers are blooming, grass is growing, and birds are chirping! But, if you’re a seasonal allergy sufferer, the misery of red, itchy eyes, continuous sneezing and post-nasal drip can dampen the excitement of the beauty that...

When Should My Child Take Algebra?

“Train A leaves the station at 3:05 p.m. and is traveling at a speed of 65 mph.  If train B leaves the station at . . .” Did your blood pressure go up remembering these types of math problems?  Latest research is showing that not all children are...

Good Parenting Starts with the Spiritual Health of the Parent

His Yoke is Easy (learning from Matthew 11:28)

I misplaced Christ’s yoke as a young mother.  I must have laid it down to finish a load of clothes and to restack toys on the shelf.  Then the baby woke from her nap, the schoolkids got home, and...