Reviving the Mealtime Prayer

In many homes, as the family gathers around the table to share a meal, heads bow and eyes close in preparation for the mealtime prayer. Some families hold hands while Mom or Dad ask the blessing on the food. Sometimes children … Continue reading

Ditching the Joneses

A year ago, I won a copy of Ditch the Joneses, Discover Your Family: How to Thrive on Less Than Two Incomes! by Cathi Brese Doebler. As a mom, being home with my children while they are still young is a definite … Continue reading

Raising Spiritually Strong Toddlers

There are scads of articles on children’s ministry, but most of them deal with preschool or school-aged children. Are toddlers too young to learn about God? No, no, no! Most toddlers are eager learners. The whole world is their classroom … Continue reading