Do you have a strong-willed child?
The kind that you see screaming and throwing tantrums at the grocery store? Or in Sunday school?
Yep, I had one of those.
The kind you actually think might NEED medication?
Even though you can’t believe you are thinking that?
Here’s our story.
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When you have a child like this, it is easy to feel like a failure as a parent.
This kind of kid tests all of your reserve strength. This kind of child teaches you to pray!
Our first child was extremely strong willed.
I even talked to our Christian doctor about my daughter. I was ready to put her on medication to help me keep my own sanity. But . . . Continue reading “Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child: The Importance of the Walk”
Don’t buy your kids toys, buy them hours of fun.
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Whether you are looking for Christmas gift giving or making a special kid in your life happy, think in HOURS not items. By this I mean you should look at the time your child will play with an item as you evaluate whether or not to buy it.
Continue reading “Christmas Gift Giving: NO Toys! Buy Them Hours of Creative Fun.”
A Father’s Day Tribute to My Husband
To my kids: Today I want to let you know some more of our story. While your dad and I were in college, we were on summer mission teams together for two years. Your dad was so excited to work with the children up in Canada.
He told them God loved them and wanted them to go to His Heaven some day. He was so glad when 6 little boys from camp wanted to accept what Jesus had done for them- dying for their sins and giving them a way to be right with God. Continue reading “A Father’s Day Tribute to My Husband: An Example to Follow”