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A Summer Praise Walk with Children

June 28, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
When I was a child, and even into my teens, I spent most of my free time outdoors. Whether playing active games with friends, exploring the neighborhood woods, or simply laying in the grass and trying to identify different shapes or figures in the clouds, we spent much of our summer disconnected from media or […]... continue >>

The Most Important Questions

June 27, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
At Children Desiring God, we talk a lot about the necessity of teaching our children and youth the whole counsel of God. One measure of how well we have succeeded in doing this is to see whether or not they can answer these crucial questions, with increasing biblical depth, as they age and mature: What’s […]... continue >>

Savior and Spirit Dependent Parenting

June 26, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Do you ever feel weak and discouraged in your parenting? Have you “lost it” recently in front of your children? Have you treated them harshly or been impatient with them—even over a relatively little offense? Then here are some good words to ponder: My children’s greatest need is not a parent who pretends to be […]... continue >>

Sports and Our Children’s Hearts

June 21, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
When I was younger, I was involved in many athletic activities and participated on various sports teams. Overall, it was very beneficial physically, as well as helping to shape and strengthen positive character qualities. But I was completely unaware of the deeper purpose of sports: Athletics are to serve in understanding and growing in the […]... continue >>

Give Your Children the Gift of Pondering + Free Lesson

June 20, 2017 in Blog with 0 Comments
Back in the days when I taught science classes to homeschooled children, I used to emphasize the importance of careful observation. As an example, I would have each child choose a flower or a single leaf, and have them quietly study it for at least 30 minutes and record everything they could about it—size, shape, […]... continue >>