Category: Kids + Parenting

Parenting Styles in Balance: How to Be Firm and Friendly

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Do you struggle to find balance in parenting? We’re unpacking three parenting styles —authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative —to help you find the sweet spot. . . . . . . . . . . I remember watching my niece, at just over a year old, sit at the kitchen table and color quietly. Pregnant with… Read more

10 Kid-Led Ways to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day 

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A lavish bouquet of flowers, brunch reservations, candy, and gift baskets . . . These are typically the things people associate with gift-giving on Mother’s Day. You don’t necessarily need material items to make Mother’s Day special this year. As a mom myself, I can attest to the fact that spending time with my children… Read more

A Hope-Filled Mother’s Day Prayer

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A Mother’s Prayer Written by Katie Blackburn Heavenly Father, How amazing it is to remember that Your plan for motherhood has always been good. Before You spoke the world into motion, before the day was separated from the night and the land distinguished from the ocean, as You breathed life into man, You knew that… Read more

5 Freedom-Filled Bible Verses for Parents

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This week’s guest on the Raising Boys and Girls Podcast was Jeannie Cunnion, who writes and speaks about freedom in parenting. She talked extensively about how our parenting is shaped by our pursuit of Jesus, and you can listen to the full interview here. Freedom in Christ is a freedom from needing to accomplish our own… Read more

Service in the Sun: Five Fun Ways to Volunteer with your Family Outdoors 

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April is National Volunteer Month in the United States. National Volunteer Month is dedicated to promoting and celebrating volunteerism. With most of the nation experiencing warmer temperatures, it’s the perfect time for families to spend time together giving back to their community outdoors. Giving back with your family makes the experience that much more valuable…. Read more