Tag: Kids

Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 2

I said I’d take her to the store that day to look for jeans. When it was nearing time to go, I checked in to make sure she’d gotten her homework and job done (some people call them “chores,” but we call them “jobs,”… Continue Reading “Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 2”

Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos

Parenting…It feels like a constant chess game, doesn’t it? Over the years, my husband and I have approached parenting many different ways. One way has worked with one kid, but not another; so, we’ve had to “re-strategize.” Each child has moved into different phases… Continue Reading “Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos”

Parenting Prayers

Prayer…It often tends to be thought of as a one-sided conversation from us to God, whether we’re thanking Him for something, praising Him for Who He is, or asking Him for help; however, did you know that the Greek word for prayer (“proseuchomai”), actually,… Continue Reading “Parenting Prayers”

Answered Prayers…and Prayers in the Waiting

Several times last week, I visibly saw the LORD answer my specific prayers…those numerous “smaller” questions to answers about big decisions we’ve been praying over for a while. My heart’s full!! “Come, hear, all you who fear God, and I recount what He did… Continue Reading “Answered Prayers…and Prayers in the Waiting”

Positively Negative: Training Tools

He went for the sandal one more time. He realizes you notice him and bolts under a chair, tucked under the Dining Room table. You get down on his level, peering under the table, and give him the command to “drop it.” Is this… Continue Reading “Positively Negative: Training Tools”

It’s a Boy!! What’s His Name?!?

For those of you who know us and are jumping to conclusions in your mind,…No, we’re NOT pregnant!! We’re, actually, going to talk about a name given to a particular baby boy and the name’s meaning. Naming a child is always a big deal.… Continue Reading “It’s a Boy!! What’s His Name?!?”