Parenting

Bible Memory with Kids

by brenda on

One day when my boys were pretty little, I was looking through a Thomas the Tank book and I noticed that they had done a pretty good job at memorizing all of the names of the trains. That’s when it hit me: they can memorize Scripture! And they can! The young ones, especially, can memorize verses […]

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Circle Time

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Kids love Circle Time!  This concept is used in preschools, and you can use it in your home, too! Here’s the basic idea: Get a round, colorful cloth table cloth and lay it on the floor. Sing “Now it’s time for circle time, for circle time, for circle time, now it’s time for circle time, […]

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This list was written by my friend Kristi Knifong        Collect rocks in a basket        Make an obstacle course out of cushions and/or furniture        Make a fort out of cushions and sheets        Go for a Walk (yes, in the rain)        Make a […]

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If you’re roasting pumpkin seeds, make sure to count them first–if you’re missing one, look in the nostrils of the nearest child. You may need to take a trip to the doctor.

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This is what I shared at a baby shower tonight, on behalf of my friend Mishia’s 4th little guy, Elias…     I remember going from 2 kids to 3 kids, and then going from 3 to 4. When we only had 2, people would say they were so cute and would smile at them […]

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How to Wisely Invest Your Kids (and Your) Time By Kristi Knifong   Here are some ideas of how to wisely invest your precious days and at home with your children. These are only suggestions for you to glean from. For those who love to have a schedule, you might want to incorporate these “times” into […]

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So many of us don’t have a clue what to do with our kids during the daytime.  We’re trained throughout our school years how to be successful in the workplace.  And as for many of our moms, that’s exactly what they were doing (working!), so we we never received any training on being a MOM. […]

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by Jenne Glover We earnestly desire to bring up our children in the absolute best environment we can possibly provide. We teach them who God is and that He loves us. We carefully select the way we will educate our children. We teach them to respect authority and be well-behaved. We monitor their friends, their […]

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When Not To Correct

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Written by my friend Jenne Glover When my son was about two, he would point out things and call them what they were not: “Bus” he would say to a garbage truck. But does it really matter if my two-year-old thinks that the garbage truck is a bus? Of course not, but it can be SO […]

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Note: I wrote this post before we were on GAPS or knew about whole, real food. My son Isaac was born 3 months premature and has had a lot of feeding and weight gain issues because of being born so early.  We have researched a lot on the topic of weight gain, we’ve been to […]

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