Time: 10 Pieces of Classical Music Your Children Will Love

| July 23, 2015

[Editor’s note: It’s the personal opinion of this editor that you can swap out Laurie Berkner permanently for any of these composers. No need to wait until summer. Make it part of every day life. Define the culture of your home before others do. No need to save your sanity if you never let it […]

Thomas: One Reason Children Rebel Against Their Parents

| July 20, 2015

Children are one of God’s many gifts to parents. As parents, we have the responsibility and the privilege to guide them into a practical experience of knowing and loving God (Deuteronomy 6:4-9) . Though our children are born with a limited God-awareness (Romans 1:20), we can still cooperate with the LORD (Ephesians 5:1) in the process […]

What Gay Parenthood Meant For Me As A Child

| June 29, 2015

[Editor’s Note: Originally published here March 5, 2004, by Mrs. Ruth Reed, © Beautiful Womanhood 2015] The recent pull for legislation regarding gay marriages and the arguments over the fitness of gays as parents has led me to look back at my own childhood and the time I spent parented by a woman who now […]

How To Practice Biblical Discipline

| June 18, 2015

Most American parents do not know how to parent. Some perpetuate patterns of anger and unbiblical violence against their children. A larger number of parents fail entirely to discipline, to admonish, and to lead their children. In both cases the results are disastrous, and they are all around us — angry children, rebellious children, wild […]

Vernick: Five Indicators of A Evil Heart

| June 18, 2015

As Christian counselors, pastors and people helpers we often have a hard time discerning between an evil heart and an ordinary sinner who messes up, who isn’t perfect, and full of weakness and sin. I think one of the reasons we don’t “see” evil is because we find it so difficult to believe that evil […]

AiG: Gone In Only One Generation: Battle for Kids’ Minds

| June 18, 2015

In America, a major poll indicated that two-thirds of young people will leave the church once they live on their own.3Answers in Genesis commissioned America’s Research Group to find out why this is happening and published the results in the book Already Gone in 2009. It showed clearly these kids were doubting and thus begin […]

Ten Minutes From Doom to IKEA Clean. Prepare to Laugh.

| June 9, 2015

Pledge week and school references aside, busy homeschool households can thrive on this cleaning method. Does your child live in a room that could serve as a set in the crime drama “CSI-Magic Kingdom”? It’s mind-boggling to imagine how it went from looking like the beautiful IKEA showroom you designed to what now resembles a gruesome, triple […]

Teens, First Smartphone? Here’s Something to Think About.

| June 9, 2015

You just got your first smartphone! This is a major milestone in your life. That phone you are about to take out of the box is one of the most amazing devices ever created, and it is going to be your constant companion for the next couple of years. It is an incredible piece of […]

Battle for Kid’s Minds – Victory at Home

| June 9, 2015

Let me ask you, are you promoting a relationship with the God of truth or are you guilty of just using God to keep the kids in line? Read the rest here

Parent Pulls 3 Children from School After Field Trip to Sex Toy Store

| June 5, 2015

A school field trip to the Smitten Kitten, an adult toy store, is raising some eyebrows, and may soon involve the Minneapolis Police Department. School leaders at Gaia Democratic School in Minneapolis still fully support the trip to the Smitten Kitten in Uptown, a self-proclaimed “progressive sex toy store for everyone.” That support isn’t sitting […]

‘Sex Education’ Belongs to Parents, Not the State

| June 5, 2015

A great article coming to us via Samaritan Ministries by Rob Slane What is wrong with the term “sex education”? The problem is that it separates the sexual act from its original purpose. The Bible teaches that God’s design for sexual intercourse was for it to take place exclusively within heterosexual, monogamous marriage. When sin […]

I traded perfect for a house full of real

| April 21, 2015

By Lisa-Jo Baker at Surprised by Motherhood We are so quick to despair over our own dirty laundry – especially the grown up kind – and then assume so easily and quickly that those other moms at the playground has her life and her laundry together. We believe somewhere deep down in our sleep-deprived minds […]

New Study: Early Academics Not Good For Kids

| April 14, 2015

URBANA – A University of Illinois professor is stirring havoc among early childhood education advocates with a new study that debunks the popular belief that earlier formal education is better. Furthermore, the report maintains that a narrow academic curriculum does not recognize the innate inquisitiveness of young children and ultimately fails to address the way […]

Stay-at-home Mums vs. Super-sized kids

| April 1, 2015

Every parent knows it’s tough getting kids to eat their greens. Even UK food writer Rose Prince claims to have been “quite undone by feeding children”, noting how easy it was for her mother, “a housewife in the classic sense”, to produce delicious from-scratch meals and keep a close watch on between-meal-snacking. By contrast, her […]

Desexualizing Dolls to Protect Minors

| March 10, 2015

[Editor’s note: Ask yourself, “Where did the standard of modesty come from? We know and we’re glad it’s catching on. Join us in praying for folks who find aligning themselves with biblical truths for practical reasons will come to know the Creator of those truths.]