3 Lessons Learned From Parenting By A Christian Mother

3 Lessons Learned From Parenting By A Christian Mother

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Lessons Learned from Parenting

No one is born a parent. Coming into this role can be a difficult transition, and there are so many lessons that a new parent can learn. If you are actively seeking to look at the lessons learned from other parents you are on the right track.

My story in the role of a mother began 30 years ago when God blessed me with my first son. At that time I lived in Kyrgyzstan. We didn’t have computers, the Internet, or Google. I learned how to take care of my firstborn son from my mom, mother in-law, and books. Even with today's availability of resources, motherhood is a journey. Both the new mother and the child learn about each other every day. As learning occurs, a mother adapts to her child’s needs, and so responds accordingly.

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7 Free Shareable Quotes and Bible Verses with Images

7 Free Shareable Quotes and Bible Verses with Images

Maybe you know of someone who can use an inspirational quote or Bible verse today. Maybe that someone is you.

Here are 7 free shareable quotes and Bible verses with images:

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10 Bible Passages to Read Aloud with Your Family

10 Bible Passages to Read Aloud with Your Family

During this difficult time of moral decline in our society, it is crucial to maintain not only a strong personal relationship with God, but also maintain a godly family, which is united to serve Jesus Christ.

One powerful way to develop your family unity with one another and with God is by reading the Bible together and having close fellowship as a family. I would like to suggest 10 Bible passages to read outloud with your family that I believe to be inspiring, encouraging, and thought-provoking.

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Caring for a Sick Child

3 Things To Keep In Mind When Caring for a Sick Child

The heavy wooden door groaned as I pushed past with a silver cart laden with towels, hot water, and materials to build a splint. Closed blinds shed a dim light on a young boy lying restlessly on the hospital bed. His mother rose to meet me; her eyes too tired from caring for a sick child to return my smile as I entered the room.  She had been by his side almost every moment for the last 72 hours so that her son would have a friendly face whenever he was awake during the day...

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5 Ideas for Faith-Filled Father’s Day Activities

5 Ideas for Faith-Filled Father’s Day Activities

Have you ever felt a bit startled when someone asked you, “How are you planning to spend Father’s Day?” This holiday, which has been celebrated in the U.S. since 1910, aims to focus on a very important male figure that is often taken for granted.

I remember a particular Father’s Day church service where the fathers were given a mini-screwdriver as a reminder of who they really were—troubleshooters! While many fathers do assume this role, they are so much more than troubleshooters. Taking time to honor our fathers really does take genuine effort and thoughtfulness on the part of every family member.

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Christ-Centered Summer Reading List for Families

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Summer is almost here and school is about to end. During this time, there is no better way to stay academically in shape than by reading books. Children can continue their academic practice and families can spend quality time with each other by making their very own summer reading list.

Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

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5 Essential Table Manners Every Child Should Know

5 Essential Table Manners Every Child Should Know

There are fewer things that are cuter than barbeque sauce smeared across a toddlers face. However, when your 11-year-old burps the alphabet at the dinner table in front of your new neighbors, it is not so cute.

Good table manners are very important as they ultimately show respect for others. So where should you start in the non-alphabet burping table manners training? The following lists 5 essential table manners that every child should know:

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5 Ways To Teach Your Child Why Memorial Day is Important

5 Ways To Teach Your Child Why Memorial Day is Important

Many children know what Memorial Day means – a day off from school! While getting a day to enjoy the beautiful May weather is a reason to celebrate, it is also important to remember why Memorial Day is important. This federal holiday is a great opportunity to teach your children about duty, honor and patriotism. 

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5 Encouraging Bible Verses for Parents of Teenagers

5 Encouraging Bible Verses for Parents of Teenagers

Parenting a teenager comes with many trials and sometimes it is hard for us to know if we are providing our child with sufficient support. Your child is entering new territory in their teen years as they are undergoing many changes both physically and mentally. While your teenager doesn’t come with a specific training manual, God’s Word provides us with some encouraging messages.  

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5 DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas: Spend A Day with Mom

Wondering what do it yourself (DIY) ideas you can do to celebrate this Mothers Day? You are not alone. Showing your admiration for the woman who gives so much, when you don’t have a lot of financial resources can be challenging. However, we think we know a secret that will help you…

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Guide for Parents on Training Children Through Life

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 

Here the verb ‘train means to teach a child a particular skill or type of behavior through instruction over a period of time. Effective training takes place when it is used to help a child mature to the next stage of development.

Teaching a child involves all aspects of human life: spiritual, mental, and physical.  Children belong to God first, and secondly to parents.  What a privilege and responsibility God has given parents on earth.

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