Teaching children about poverty
Poverty is a complex topic — one that's difficult to understand and even more difficult to explain to children. Compassion Explorer, teaches U.S. children ages 6-10 about issues of poverty in a biblical way. This great family resource is packed with stories of...
Loving Your Children Extravangantly
Loving Your Children Extravangantly Bud Welch was indirectly one of the victims of the bomb that destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah building in Oklahoma City in April, 1995. His 23-year-old daughter died in the explosion and Bud struggled for years to overcome his...
Communication Tips for Parents
Communication Tips for Parents The average couple watches 46 hours of television every week but spends only 28 minutes communicating with each other. That’s only four minutes a day! Healthy communication between parents fosters not only a good relationship between the...
Christian Kids Clean, Fun Music
Check out “Story Songs From Scripture”, which features fun theologically sound Bible based music and videos. Brought to you by Kurtis Park and Friends
How Can Parents Keep Kids Off Drugs and Alcohol
Explain to your child the consequences of drugs and alcohol and apply these to their daily life. How would being high affect extra-curricular activities or academic performance? Will drug and alcohol use stop the pursuit of personal goals?
Spanking Your Child: Should I or Not?
How to Discipline a Child: To Spank or Not to Spank A funny thing happened on the way to adulthood. I got spanked. On my bottom, butt, derriere, rear-end, leg, calf, arm, back and face. Occasionally even an elbow. A rose by any other color, it bore resemblance to...
Drug and alcohol use
Parents, sometimes faith and prayer is not enough. As parents, we know this to be true. Consider the perfect parent: God the Father. He created humans and gave us the opportunity to live eternally at peace with Him, the world, the animals and other persons. Yet, the first people, Adam and Eve, still chose to “eat the apple.” The Partnership at Drug Free is a website dedicated to assisting parents with preventing and dealing with drug abuse by their children. Drugfree.org is packed with resources for parents to prevent and handle it when a child is addicted to drugs or alcohol.
How faith develops in children
Developmental psychologist James Fowler from his book and research, was the first to assign development stages to faith. Fowler’s stages are best understood in predictable stages of human development. They illustrate how faith develops in children giving parents a guide for teaching faith lessons.
Kids-in-Mind: Choosing age-appropriate movies
Concerned about protecting your child’s innocence? How can parents protect their children from violent images, sexual content and inappropriate content before they are ready for it? More than ever before, parents must be proactive and be aware of what their children view and listen to. When it comes to selecting age-appropriate movies, I recommend Kids-in-mind.com.
Teaching morals: Stages of moral reasoning
Lawrence Kohlberg’s research and theories influenced child psychology and developmental theory for years. It is a powerful tool that can help you understand the motivation behind your child’s decisions at each stage of development.