How can you do it Let them go Into a prodical life Where sin will grow As a parent it’s tough You’ve raised them right Yet you’re not letting them go Without a good fight But it becomes apparent The path they want to choose So you must do it Knowing they will lose But … Continue reading Letting Go
Proverbial Family: Raising Children to be Ants
Oh, will they ever learn, These kids I'm trying to raise? When will they take responsibility, So I can give them praise?
Just as you do not know the path of the wind and how bones are formed in the womb of the pregnant woman, so you do not know the activity of God who makes all things. Ecclesiastes 11:4-6 With recent measles outbreaks, vaccines are a big topic right now. And they should be. Anytime there … Continue reading Vaccine Uncertainties
Proverbial Family: Using Electronics While Guarding Our Hearts
I love and I hate all of them. The TV, the computer, the smart phone, the iPad, the PS4...any electronic.
Proverbial Family: Answering the Whys
Why? It's the question asked over and over by every child. It can become pretty exhausting trying to answer every why, yet answering why needs to become a priority and habit of every parent. Why? Because actions have consequences, and the best instructions we can give our children are those that explain the consequences. Why? … Continue reading Proverbial Family: Answering the Whys
Proverbial Family: Foolish Feminism, Part 2
In Foolish Feminism, Part 1, I expressed how feminism started in a good place, yet today we're seeing a shift in focus to the extreme with the claim that men and women are inheritly the same. Since they obviously aren't, this is confusing our society and hurting families all around. The solution to this foolishness … Continue reading Proverbial Family: Foolish Feminism, Part 2
Proverbial Family: Foolish Feminism, Part 1
Feminism is going to the extreme in our culture. There was a time when this movement did some great things for women such as securing voting rights, equal educational and career opportunities, and equal pay. It was a time when brave women gave a voice to the long history of unfair treatment of women.
Proverbial Family: The Foundation
Knowledge. Oh I thought I had knowledge when I got married. I knew just who I was going to be, who my husband was going to be, and how our children would be.
Proverbial Family: Special Series
I've been wanting to write more posts in relation to the family, namely marriage and parenting. And so, I'm going to begin a special series called "Proverbial Family" that focuses on Proverbs as a resource for enhancing family instruction and relationships.
Conforming is Hard
Algebra. The dreaded subject by many highschoolers, and the very subject that gives my son and me grief every school morning. This is stupid....this doesn't make any sense.... why do I have to learn this...when will I ever use this in life.... .....are the broken record of phrases frustratingly sung by my son. As I … Continue reading Conforming is Hard