Tag: Parenting

7 Ways to Build Courage in Kids

Climbing - Tree climbing

Want to raise kids who have courage? The Bible tells us God is the source of their courage and research says you can help them develop this God-given character trait. Picture this: Your kid stands under a tree in your front yard. His hands grip the branch above him. He reaches his feet out toward… Read more

How to Talk to Your Kids About 9/11

9/11 Memorial & Museum - World Trade Center

I recently heard a teenager say she loved attending the 9/11 memorial service in our town because she “loves history”. I almost laughed because Tuesday, September 11, 2001, doesn’t seem like history to me. It seems like yesterday. I wonder if my grandmother, born in 1930 would have laughed if I told her Pearl Harbor… Read more

3 Tips for Raising Kind, Resilient Kids

Behavior - Family

At the start of school, we gave each of our boys a family picture, an eraser shaped like an ear (an EARaser!), and pencils labeled with our hopes for the year ahead.  For our youngest, on his way to kindergarten where he’ll learn to read and write, a cheeky “Leo the Literate.” And for our… Read more