The Value of Wondering…an Alternative Approach to Exploring Bible Stories with Children

As a Primary school teacher in England, my lessons were target driven and goal oriented. I had specific objectives that were measurable: Did the child know the letter A and the sound it made? If they did, we moved on … Continue reading

How and Why We Should Bless Our Children Every Single Night…

Meet Sam, my three year-old grandson. Sam lives two thousand long miles away on the west coast, but I know he’s reminded of his grandma each night, because his mom gives him a little message from me before he closes … Continue reading

Bunny’s First Spring: a Picture Book Review

I live in Michigan, and spring has finally sprung! It seemed a long time coming, but now, green shoots are on the trees, leaves are unfurling, tulips are in full bloom, and bunnies can be spotted hopping everywhere. It’s the … Continue reading

When God Calls Your Child’s Name

Meet Austin. This blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy is just five years old. Last year, his grandma bought him a special gift. She handed Little Love Letters from God to him, and although he held it and smiled for the camera, he wasn’t really all … Continue reading

Why a Dead Flower Pod Might be Better For Our Kids than an iPad….

So his little four year old legs are pedaling fast, and his yellow helmet leads the way. I’m almost running with the stroller, trying to keep up. When suddenly, my grandson stops pedaling and jumps down from his bike. He’s seen something … Continue reading