Category Archives: Parenting

Real Housewives of the Bible: Rebekah

Dishonesty always reaps distress. Mistakes made by mothers seem to be particularly deadly, because they are trusted so instinctively. Mothers are meant to be the guardians and restorers of relationships within a family. Rebekah abdicated that responsibility by setting deceitful … Continue reading

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Starve the Monster: Part 3 – Little Monsters

So you’re battling entitlement in you, but you’re also trying to fight it in your kids. Nobody likes an entitled, ungrateful child. But practically, in a culture that has so much, how do you raise kids who are truly grateful? … Continue reading

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Frantic Family: Part 5 – “Call Me Maybe”

Technology is impacting families at a deep level. What’s good about it? What’s less than good? Does technology destroy relationships or make them better? What’s it doing to your kids, and how should you, as a parent, respond? The answers … Continue reading

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Frantic Family: Part 3 – Snapshots

You’re building your family photo album one picture at a time. Birthdays. Christmas. The big trip to Disney. Camping. School activities. And so much more. Your albums reflect the rhythm of your family life. But does God ever show up … Continue reading

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Frantic Family: Part 2 – Center of My Universe

Somewhere along the line we picked up the idea that kids are supposed to be the focus of our lives. The problem with that line of thinking is that it causes problems for everyone, including kids. Could childcentered parenting produce … Continue reading

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