“Careful planning puts you ahead in the long run” -Proverbs 21:5a Our family makes Resolution’s on New Years Eve. We write them out and keep them secret from each other for the year. Then, the next New Year’s Eve we open the envelopes and share how close we came to reaching each particular goal. TheContinue reading “Marshmallow Madness: New Year Happy?”
I challenge you to spend 20 minutes a week being intentional about passing your faith on to your kids …and all you need is a bag of marshmallows. This week: 3 Legged Race “Don’t be proud at all. Be completely gentle. Be patient. Put up with one another in love.Continue reading “Marshmallow Madness: 3 Legged Race”
For years, parents were taught that the key to raising happy children was to do everything we could to build up their self-confidence through praise. It’s not working.
Ding! Ding! In this corner, we have “Getting out the door in the morning!” In the other corner, we have “Bed time!“ Standing in the other corner is “Coming home from school!” and in our final fourth corner, we have… “Meal Times!“ These can be fun family moments, instead of what feels like 12 roundsContinue reading “PowerHouse Routines”
“When you’re a grown-up, you go to work and come home and eat supper and then… you watch tv!” The quick answer you may hear if you asked a child… “What does a grown up do?” Are we letting our lives slip by? Apparently our generation has more free time than ever. But it seemsContinue reading “Time for Dreams”