Teach Siblings to Help Other’s Weaknesses

siblings help each other

Siblings can celebrate success together, but what about those pesky weaknesses? I’m sure there have been times when you heard your children make negative remarks about each other. I know I struggled with getting my kids to be kind and helpful rather than hurtful. Biblical Siblings, Moses and Aaron, Were…  Read More

Sibling Rivalry: 5 Ways to Lessen the Friction

Sibling rivalry between sisters

Sibling rivalry occurs in almost all families unless there’s only one child. When you experience it in your home, you aren’t alone. It has been happening since the world began. (Cain and Abel, Genesis 4:1-15). Other examples from God’s word are Esau and Jacob (Genesis 27), Joseph and his brothers…  Read More

Bible Stories Speak Truth to Children

Bible story of David and Goliath

Bible stories are this grandmother’s all time go-to for the last story of the night. Bible Stories for Bedtime Three children snuggled against me in the big bed. The boys were six and three with a five-year-old sister holding her own between her brothers. We had read The Fat Cat,…  Read More

God Wants Us to Prepare for the Challenges We Face

prepare for college by taking entrance exam

How does your child or teen prepare for a frightening experience? There are tests, speeches, first dates and dances, plays, solo tryouts, interviews, and many more fear-provoking events. In my last post, I wrote about Joshua and Caleb. They were able to enter the Promised Land because they trusted God….  Read More

3 Steps to Building Courage

Courage needed to enter Promised Land despite abundant fruit

Courage was what the children of Israel needed to enter the Promised Land. Moses sent twelve spies to see about the land and the people who inhabited it. Although they found rich land producing abundant fruit, they also found fortified cities and giants. (Numbers 13:1-33) Ten of the returning spies…  Read More