When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder: is that a fancy name for the terrible twos? Or does it instead refer to the age when teenagers defy their parents about almost anything on a daily basis? Oppositional Defiant Disorder affects approximately 16 percent of … Continue reading
A Shepherd’s Dinner is a fun family activity that the youngest (and oldest) family members can enjoy. The night Jesus was born, the shepherds “watched their flocks at night” (Luke 2:8) You and your family are about to become some … Continue reading
It’s been about three years since Janice D. Green invited me to join the Christian Children’s Authors team, almost three years since my first post on this blog. As the lone representative from ‘Down-Under’ during that time it’s been a wonderful privilege to share … Continue reading
First, let me be clear, I hate political rants. This post is not one of them. It doesn’t raise one party over another or cheer one candidate and boo another. It is a guide for how to help your children … Continue reading