24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb. 25 And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau. 26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau’s heel; and his name was called Jacob:… Continue reading Family Favorites
Do we teach our children to obey out of love or fear? Is there a difference? Whats the point?
As Christian parents, it seems like we wait to train our kids to turn to God in prayer and depend upon Him and His help in situations. I’ve always wondered why we wait until our children are tweens/teenagers before we start asking them “Have you prayed about your situation/decision first?” Why don’t we train them… Continue reading A Parent’s Weapon of Warfare
Raising children in this day and age is difficult; especially when society is swiftly changing to go against everything you stand for as a parent. Most parents don’t want their children being gangsters or murderers, however, much music and television of today glorifies the lifestyle. I’m not only speaking about music like “gangster” rap, I’m also… Continue reading In this generation
We inherit many things from our parents: phrases, tone, inflection, body language, tendencies, likes & dislikes just to name a few. For instance, when my mother was pregnant with me she loved to eat pizza and mashed potatoes and drink root beer. As a child these became some of my favorite and most requested foods… Continue reading Parental Legacy: Curse or Blessing?
The foundation of a home impacts the entire family in every facet of their lives. In the Christian home the bible instructs us, in Deuteronomy 6, that the foundation should be based off of “the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the Lord your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them… Continue reading A Family Foundation
The main question and comment I receive over and over again together: “Why do you homeschool? Especially when your husband is a school teacher” Initially I began to do it because my husband asked me to do it. It was based on his own personal experience and study; it was honestly his own conviction. In the beginning,… Continue reading Why do I homeschool?
Fathers and mothers need to understand their responsibility. The world is full of snares for the feet of the young. Multitudes are attracted by a life of selfish and sensual pleasure. They cannot discern the hidden dangers or the fearful ending of the path that seems to them the way of happiness. Through the indulgence… Continue reading Follow the Leader
My journey through parenting has not been the best or easiest. It honestly has been the most difficult part in my life. Yet, it has taught me so much about myself, and shown me areas in my life in which Christ has a lot of work to do, and I need to just submit to… Continue reading Back to the Basics