What Do You Do With Your Kids All Day?

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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Isaac’s Pictures

I love these pictures, I just had to share them… Isaac was trying to write “Best Daddy.” Isn’t this just adorable? I love the hat, and the hands. I love that it says DABEST. This is a keeper!! This is a picture of me with a peanut, and I’m crying because I don’t know what […]

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Mommy, I just clugged the toilet…

Just to make you all giggle with me. One of my pet peeves: Children who just learned the art of wiping themselves and believe that an over-abundance of toilet paper solves everything.   Today’s famous quote: “we have 2 clugged toilets, and my brother just pooped in 1 of them, and I have to go pee.”  […]

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So What Do You Do With a Toddler?

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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Shepherding a Child’s Heart

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

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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Feeding an Underweight Child

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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Feeding Problems

This is my oldest, Isaac, when he was 2 & in the hospital (with an NG tube), trying to feed the dinosaur his cheeseburger because he didn’t want it. NG Tubes When our son Isaac first got his nasogastric feeding tube, we weren’t given a lot of lessons on how to work with it on a daily basis. Feeding […]

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Training–Not Breaking a Child’s Will

From the audio series Training a Child’s Will by Elisabeth Elliot Typed up by my friend Jenne Glover One of the very earliest lessons that a parent has to teach a child is to act against his own will. God has created each one of us with the faculty of choosing between two courses of […]

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Better Sleep, Straight Ahead!

by Jenne Glover Let’s face it, in those first several months, we would do anything to get our child to sleep. A drive in the car every night. Rocking until that chubby little arm flops down heavily – and them rocking a little longer. Nursing. Deep knee bends. Sitting upright all night long. Bouncy seat. […]

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