What’s the Secret to Family Devotions?

2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

As Christian parents, we firmly believe that one of the most important jobs we have is teaching our four children about our faith. For centuries, parents regularly engaged in the practice of systematically teaching their

What’s the Secret to Family Devotions? 2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

Early Playtime

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: Our two older children, ages 4 and 3, share a bedroom. In the mornings, they like to get up very early (5 a.m.!) and play together. My husband and I usually get up multiple

Early Playtime 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Excuse Me, Your Cell is Showing

2018-07-17T15:57:32+00:00

By Linda Wood Rondeau When I recently visited a young relative’s home, three children and two adults sat in the living room with the television on and everyone using their own phones. No one talked

Excuse Me, Your Cell is Showing 2018-07-17T15:57:32+00:00

Reforming a Picky Eater

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: My 17-month-old son is very uninterested in eating most of the time. I am still nursing but I would like to start weening in the next month. However, I’m concerned because he doesn’t seem

Reforming a Picky Eater 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent

2017-10-17T20:23:54+00:00

We all say strange things to our kids! This month’s original cartoon is inspired by Elizabeth Maddrey of Woodbridge, Va. “The licking is apparently a thing at our house. I don’t know why because neither

Things You Never Thought You’d Say as a Parent 2017-10-17T20:23:54+00:00

Should a Preschooler Have Chores?

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: What chores are appropriate for a four-year-old to start doing on a regular basis? A: This is a great question because it shows that you realize your four-year-old can—and should—contribute to the family’s upkeep.

Should a Preschooler Have Chores? 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00