It Doesn’t Come Naturally~9 Ways to Teach Our Children Contentment

| January 31, 2014

From The Good Life Shakespeare said, “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child!” It’s true. If there’s one sin in my own children’s lives that tempts me to sin, it is ingratitude. “Look at all that God has done for you!” “How can you be so ungrateful, murmuring about […]

How to Soak the Next Generation in God’s Word

| November 18, 2013

By Jani Ortland with comments by Scott Brown. Here is a wonderful article by Jani Ortlund on what the most important parental priority is.  She says, “Let’s become women who value and pass on God’s Word! How do we help children revere and feast on the most influential book of all time? No book has sold more copies, in […]

How love goes to one’s head

| March 29, 2012

Yet another reason babies need their mothers and the intimate bonding that comes through close, constant contact: Okay, here’s something positive about brain research. In fact, this piecefrom the New York Times Opinionator blog waxes lyrical on the subject, with good reason since it describes the brain’s response to love (and the withdrawal of it) […]