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    How to explain the story of Jesus to your child

    It’s an important question. Who was Jesus?  We all answer this question for ourselves. Is he someone we should reject? Someone we should know about and not pay attention to? Or someone who deserves our life’s devotion? Your child will wonder about…

  • How to use Fall leaves to teach your child about God

    Fall means cooler temps, scarves, and pumpkin spice lattes. And the biggest fall icon of all? The leaves!  Beautiful yellows, reds, and golds. Don’t you love them? In my part of the country, it hasn’t gotten cold enough for the pretty hues to…

  • MOMcon videos are free online for only 2 more days!

    Conferences … I love them! I love going to them. I love learning. I love listening to speakers. But the truth is, most of the content that you would get at a conference, you can get from home. On your computer. For free.  That’s the…

  • Can my newborn survive church people germs? 5 tips

    Whenever I see a very young infant out in public, the pediatrician’s cautions still ring in my ears. Keep your newborn at home! Maybe you heard it from your doctor – or mother – too. Don’t take your baby out! It’s…

  • How to learn the books of the Bible

    I don’t carry a Bible around much. Not anymore.   When I was a kid, though, my Sunday School teacher gave us candy if we remembered to bring our Bibles to church. They taught us to follow along as the pastor…

  • 5 Super-Relevant Verses for Parents

    1. Proverbs 22:6 Train children in the right way, and when old, they will not stray. We love this verse. It sums up our calling as parents and the reason why we do what we do. Our calling: teach our…

  • A prayer for my child on her first birthday

    Dearest Lord, You are my dearest. Before I even speak about my beloved child, I want to acknowledge You. My Creator, Savior, and Sustainer … I owe all I am and all I have to you. I confess that there…