Category: Parenting

Seasons of Parenting

Posted on 1.11.19 in Parenting

Analyzing your interaction with your kids  God gives specific instructions on “the way” that parents should interact with and teach their children. In fact, 2 Timothy 3:16 says: “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” [NJKV] The parenting self-test required honest […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 1.4.19 in Parenting

Take a Parenting Self-Test This month we will take a closer look at “the way…” we parent and train/teach our children by starting with the word of God. Proverbs 22:6 is a very familiar Bible verse that people often quote without understanding the full meaning. A lot of parents focus on the part about training […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 12.28.18 in Parenting

This week we will focus on another gift that anyone will appreciate, the gift of listening! Not only did God gives an obvious hint about the importance of listening vs. talking by creating us with two ears and one mouth but God gave us clear instructions in the Bible about how we should communicate: “…be […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 12.21.18 in Parenting

Gifts That Last a Lifetime Although God our heavenly Father knows how to give good gifts to His children (Matthew 7:11 ). We earthly parents struggle at times, especially, this time of the year. During this holiday season parents are often busy trying to find and give their children the perfect gift. Often kids break […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 12.14.18 in Parenting

Season: Autumn 17 and onwards Autumn marks the end of a cycle. It’s been great…The grass isn’t growing as fast anymore. The trees are starting to turn [gold and] brown…Leaves are falling, and fall means leaving. As a parent, you don’t know what [your child] will face but you hope that you’ve prepared [your child]. […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 12.7.18 in Parenting

Season: Summer 11-16                                                               Summer—when it’s hot—very hot…It’s the time that you are in the most danger of losing your child [or your mind]. Summer is a time of turmoil…A time when so many important decisions must be made. This is the time when the real self emerges; when we need to watch the child like […]

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Seasons Of Parenting

Posted on 11.30.18 in Parenting

Season: Spring 7-10 Imagination gives way to the concrete and tangible. What is real is now what is being experienced. [Children ages 7-10] want proof. They want evidence…Literalism and legalism enter the picture (e.g. they tell you when you’re speeding or not wearing a seatbelt, they may like to bargain—I’ll do this if you do […]

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Seasons of Parenting

Posted on 11.23.18 in Parenting

Season: Winter Ages 0-6 For the first few years of life, children explore the world through their senses (e.g. they put objects in their mouth, bang things together, climb, crawl, walk, watch you and copy your behavior). They notice everything, but they don’t recognize danger. They may even act like they don’t need you, but […]

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