There is great value in children being able to find answers on their own, and in owning their own faith.
When you begin to talk to your child about God, your child is going to start asking questions
God commands us to teach our children about Him diligently. With effort. Energetically. Enthusiastically. Earnestly. With steadfastness.
You know how parenting works: “Do as I say, not as I do” is never a successful philosophy.
If you are shopping for a Bible for your elementary aged child, here are some reasons why this Bible is a good choice.
As a parent, I want to give my son a great knowledge of the Bible, of morals and values, of being an honorable man full of integrity. “Things” are not important.
Our son’s heart is our responsibility, and he certainly can’t guard it on his own. So we will.
Last year I took a Bible study called “Entrusted with a Child’s Heart.” I think it was one of the best studies on parenting from a biblical perspective, that is out on the market today. I don’t say that lightly, as there are few books I would recommend women study outside of the Bible. But… Continue reading Childlike Faith
Last Friday I scored much sough-after tickets to a Sid the Science Kid event at our local Children’s Museum. These tickets included a meet & greet with Sid, pictures with Sid, and a viewing of a world premiere Sid movie (complete with the voice of Christopher Lloyd as a mad scientist. Priceless!). Now, I know… Continue reading Why I Don’t Want a Smart Phone
* When Little Man expresses his developing temper, I wonder if this is: A) his personality developing, B) an adoption thing or C) normal toddler behavior. He pulls at his clothes, he smacks away our hands, he throws himself on the ground and cries… * I often wonder how much he “gets” about being adopted.… Continue reading Things on My Mind Lately