Bullying: The Perfect Rebuttal

Bullying hurts

Bullying comes in many forms. Some of the most hurtful are the comments girls make about other girls’ clothes, makeup, and hair. Teens are insecure about how they look, so the verbal attacker can easily recognize the vulnerable places. Bullying with Words The harsher the “put down” the better according to…  Read More

Table Talk: Questions to Make It Work

Family table talk can ease the pain of new glasses

Table talk in a family is the conversation that happens around a meal whether it’s breakfast or dinner, fancy or plain, fast food or gourmet. The food is important, but not as important as the relationships built and values explored. The Day Mom Got New Glasses  Jackson put down his…  Read More

Bullying or Teasing? Teach the Difference

Bullying or Teasing

Bullying is hurtful and can have serious consequences, even suicide. However, there’s a place among friends for gentle teasing—if the participants understand the difference. In a world gone crazy with school violence and bullying, we need to know and teach the difference. Bullying or Teasing – Which was it? I…  Read More

4 Ways to Teach a Child about Being a Good Neighbor

My brother-in-law had a farming accident that resulted in a fractured skull and brain trauma. We thank God as he makes a speedy recovery. We also thank God for His presence as my brother-in-law got into his pickup and drove himself home before he collapsed. It’s Crunch Time on the…  Read More