30 Fun Activities for Teens and their Parents

30 Fun Activities for Teens and their Parents

30 Fun Activities for Teens and their Parents It’s official. I am now the mom of a houseful of big kids. It takes more than a park day and a kids’ meal to entertain them. Don’t get me wrong  – I don’t feel that it’s my job to entertain them all summer long, but...
How To Build Parent-Teacher Partnerships

How To Build Parent-Teacher Partnerships

The first contact with your child’s teacher, in many ways, is the most important, This is the time you are building rapport and developing a relationship of trust. Therefore, an appropriate time and setting is important for the first brief encounter. A phone call, a...
10 Reasons You Should Go On A Mission Trip

10 Reasons You Should Go On A Mission Trip

Not everyone can pack up all their belongings and become career missionaries, but many of us can go on short-term mission trips. If you’ve never tried it, I encourage you to consider these benefits of taking the compassion of Jesus to another culture.  You will...
Five Tips for Helping Teens Manage Technology

Five Tips for Helping Teens Manage Technology

When kids make their first trip out to a store on their own, parents are clear about the benefits of the burgeoning independence and also the important guidelines: stop at the corner, wait for the light, don’t talk to strangers on the sidewalk, ask a store clerk for...