We can wish. We can manipulate. We can modify behaviour. But we want better than that. We want God. We need God. God is our Creator and Sustainer and Transformer. Let's pray for our children.
Observe. Notice habits, nuances, personality. Watch how they relate and play. Learn what they think about and their tendencies. Get to know the child. Culture. Be a student of kid culture. Read Toys R Us, watch their shows (and enjoy them!), play with their toys and games. Ask. Ask lots of questions! Who, what, where,... Continue Reading →
Sonora, my four year old daughter, came home from school awhile ago saying a boy in her class had hit her. Obviously, this bothered her some. I don't know the severity of that exchange, but it's worth considering. It could have been a hard hit out of the blue or a tap with noticeable anger.... Continue Reading →
THE FOLLOWING IS FROM iMOM: Why shoot for 50 years of marriage, when you can make it to 58? That's the point of a new song that really got to me. In Love Like Crazy, singer Lee Brice spells out eight ways for us... 1. Be a best friend, 2. tell the truth, 3. and overuse "I... Continue Reading →
This short issue is just about a boy who got walked on by a big dog! Comment: Two weeks ago I got trampled by my friend's king shepherd. A.K., Gr.4 // I bet that was a little scary. When I was a teenager, I was delivering papers and this big shepherd dog broke his chain... Continue Reading →