Why We Need To Step Back And Let The Kids Play

When you were young you probably had favorite games like hide and seek, and playing house. It used to be considered normal for kids to be outside from the time school let out until dinner was on the table. Changing…

There Is Now A Legit Term For After-School Meltdowns

When kids get home from school they seem to dump everything right inside the door and try to head for the television. As a parent, you are thinking, “Really?! Was it a tough day at the office?” We tend to…

Mistakes to Avoid When Taking Your Child on Their First Deer Hunt

We can all remember our earliest trials afield. For most, our initial trips to the woods were in the accompaniment of our fathers, grandfathers, or a close family friend. Not only did these outings teach us how to be efficient…

Cell Phones Should Not Be Part Of A School Day

Remember when you were in school and kids either sat around and talked in between class or played hacky sack? Now kids barely even notice the person next to them because their noses are buried in a book. Just kidding!…

With School Upon Us, This Early Childhood Phase Could Be Affecting Your Older Children And Teens

Parents know the early years of a child’s life are when they develop bonds and learn security and trust, and it is very common for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers to get upset or anxious when they are away from their…

This May Be The Most Important Lesson You Teach In Your Homeschool

If you are a homeschool parent, your school year is likely in full-swing after a careful summer of planning and preparation. But after a few weeks of hitting the books, even the most energetic parent can begin to see burnout…

Take The Stress Out Of The School Year With These Fun Tips

It’s that time again – the beginning of a new school year. Whether your kids have already gone back to school or they start in a few weeks, you probably have a mile-high to-do list. Going back to school does…

Here’s Why School Bus Drivers Are Unsung Heroes Who Deserve Our Appreciation

Each day, parents send off their precious children to school and many children depend on the school bus as their main method of transportation. Parents are trusting basically a complete stranger, to safely transport their most precious cargo to school…

5 Effective Ways To Motivate Your Child To Do Their School Work

We thought doing homework was difficult before, but during the coronavirus things have become exponentially more difficult. With limited outlets for our children and a whole new school routine that involves mom telling them one more thing to do, getting…

9 Ways to Raise “Fruit of the Spirit” Kids

Raising kids in a secular world can be a challenge for Christian parents. How can parents raise kids by instilling the “Fruits of the Spirit” principles found in Galatians 5:22-23? Here are 9 ways:   1. Love Love is the…