Parenting Blog

How do you study if your friend needs you? There is so much work to do, but sometimes friends have to come first. The problem is, what do you do when… …you have tons of work and a friend with allthedrama KEEPS blowing up your phone? …you’ve put off an assignment too long but now […]
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Do you drive kids around? Did you laugh? Because some days it feels like driving kids around is ALL you do? Me too! Want to enjoy driving them more and have them need rides less often? Then this one phrase is for you. Well, really, for them.
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Summer camp? Oh yes! There is no better choice for kids or young adults. Choosing a camp, getting ready for camp, going to camp, working at camp, staying in touch with friends made at camp… All of these are great for raising kids and teens into adults who will thrive. What camp teaches: Whether you’re […]
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Thursday 12th Feb 2015

Respect
Responsibility
Teenagers
Tweens

Who doesn’t love THAT conversation, right? At least with teens it’s likely to happen in a private space and not during a church service, at the top of their lungs. In some ways, teens are much easier to manage than preschoolers. A mother wrote in to Your Teen magazine and asked what to tell her […]
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  Go to sleep! By the time a child is supposed to be in bed, most of us have lost a lot of our patience. Whether you’re put your own child to bed at home, or have someone else’s child in your house, or your bunk, or your girl scout sleepout, handling a child who […]
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