A Lesson from the Squirrels

Growing up in west Michigan, I loved the change of seasons. Each of the four seasons had its own unique way of changing the landscape to display the wonder and beauty of God’s creation. Seasons were celebrated with food, festivities, … Continue reading

Sing to the Lord

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Have you noticed your child just singing, oblivious to the fact others are listening? When my daughter was a preschooler, she began to sing “Bictorwy in Jesus” (“Victory in Jesus”) at the top of her lungs as I pushed her … Continue reading

Matching Games and Teachable Moments

On July 18, Ava Pennington posted a wonderful blog about teachable moments with children—how they are often spontaneous and can occur as a response to something a child sees. I recently had a teachable moment while playing a new game … Continue reading

The Best Mothering Advice I Ever Got

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When I was a new mother, I felt woefully inadequate. Though I loved being a mom, I also felt like I didn’t know what I was doing. Why did it seem everyone else was so much more confident than I … Continue reading