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10 Life Skills to Teach Your Child by Age 10

31/07/2018 7 Comment
With so much our kids learn in today's high-tech world, its all too easy for them to miss out on practical life skills, whether it’s running a load of wash, reading a map, or handwriting a letter. A recent study by the online security company AVG Technologies found that while 58 percent of 3- to 5-year-olds in the U.S. can navigate a smartphone, fewer than one out of six (15 percent) could make their own breakfast. “I see many parents doing everything for their kids instead of letting ...

10 Reasons To Read To Your Children Everyday

01/03/2018 1 Comment
1. Reading to young children sets them up to succeed The more you read to your children, the more knowledge they absorb, and knowledge is important in all aspects of life. There have many studies that show reading to babies and toddles gives them a head start and helps to prepare them for school later down the line. After all, reading with your children gives them the skills needed for when they start to read themselves. It is important that children learn to foll...

How to keep kids busy

20/02/2018 52 Comment
Activities for Up to 2 Years OldBusy BoxToss a bunch of small objects (that aren’t choking hazards) into a box for the baby to examine, dump, and gather up again. Two ways to prolong the activity:Pick novel objects (measuring spoons, shiny bangles, balls, and rattles—random is good), and use a box with a lid. Even better, use an empty diaper-wipes case with a rubber (that is, gentle) hand-trapping opening. Stacking CupsGive your child a fresh box of little (dentist-size) paper cups and let ...

15 Things First Time Moms Need to Know

20/02/2018 11 Comment
Hi Lady!It's the first time you're doing this, isn't it? It's exciting and terrifying all at the same time. Up until this point being pregnant, becoming a mother has all been but a dream; a dream you had as a little girl as you played house with your friends. Here and now; the time has come. You are pregnant. You may be days away from the life changing event, you may be at the beginning of your pregnancy; one thing is certain and that's that your life will radically change. It'll change in a way...

How To Have A Happy Family

19/02/2018 0 Comment
Since every family and each person in it is unique, there's no magic, one-size-fits-all parenting plan that's guaranteed to give you a healthy and happy family.  And since nobody is perfect in this fallen world, there's no such thing as a perfect family.  But there are some basic principles that will help you create a family which each member can grow spiritually, emotionally, and relationally - which will help you build the healthy, happy family God wants you to enjoy.Here's how you c...