5 Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Volunteer

You know the old saying, “It is better to give than receive.” For many families the best gifts they can give is the gift of themselves . . . through volunteering. Family volunteering has been an interest to homeschooling advocates for years. Raymond and Dorothy Moore recommend an hour a day of home or community […]

Chillax Mom! Taking Advice From My Son

A large truck was caught under a highway over pass. There were no injuries but emergency vehicles were on the scene. Everyone was trying to figure out how to get the truck unstuck. Traffic was creeping by along side the incident. A child called out from a passing car: Let the air out of the […]

2 Ways to Nurture Relationships

Today my daughter turns fourteen. As weird as it seemed last year to have a teenager, it seems more strange now to have had one for a year. I try not to get too far ahead of myself when I think about parenting . . . but I have to admit, this year really does […]

Top 10 Simple Ways to Engage Your Teens

Whether you’re Amish or not, your role with your kids changes as they grow older. They spend less time with you, and more time with their friends. The siren call of technology, hormones, and the in-crowd creates powerful suction to pull your kids away from the family . . . and from God. What can […]

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