Can you relax on vacation?

Our imaginations paint summertime as a period of rest… sunshine, sweet tea, and sleeping in. But when was the last time you really felt that relaxed? Even our children now tend to fill the summer with camps, activities, and day trips. Our "vacations" quickly get filled with budgets, competing desires, tight schedules, cramped cars, and … Continue reading Can you relax on vacation?

Managing sibling rivalry

Sibling rivalry has occurred since the first generations. Abel and Cain. Jacob and Esau. It is difficult to live in very close proximity to other people, and for young children it is natural to struggle on the path to learning life skills such as sharing, empathy, conflict resolution, and problem solving. Conflict between siblings is … Continue reading Managing sibling rivalry

A prayer for fathers

God is our holy and perfect Father, and He gives us earthly fathers to protect, care for, and raise children. Yesterday we celebrated Father’s Day. Will you join us in prayer for our fathers today? O God, you are our good Father. We praise you that we can trust you in absolutely everything. We thank … Continue reading A prayer for fathers