Why Does My Child Obey Others, But Not Me?

In the days of Cornerstone Community School, there were times when a mom would come to me and say, “Sharon, when I asked Jake’s (name has been changed) teacher how he did in school today, her answer seems always to be, “He did so...

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First Comes God, Then Comes Joy

[Rev. 4:11] “Worthy are you, our Lord and God,

to receive glory and honor and power,

for you created all things,

and by your will they existed and were created."

[Psalm 33:1,21] Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous!

Praise befits the...

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The Lord Will Fight for You

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still. Exodus 14:14

     If we can truly teach our children the core truth of this verse, we will have given them a vessel that is worthy of all their travels through life, to support...

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Five Activity Stations for Family Peace

I remember a phrase that used to come to mind whenever I felt my day was out of control (or should I say… my kids were out of control. Lol). I would think, “Here we go! It’s the tail that wagged the dog!!”  I knew I...

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Confusing Commands:
When Obedience Doesn't Make Sense

I’m certain you’ve noticed in our confusing culture that we all are having a harder time than ever choosing obedience.  And so… how do we teach our children obedience?  As the culture...

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Longing for the Quiet Home

Up at 6:00 a.m., attempting to jump in the shower before the little ones open their eyes.  You wonder if they actually hear the sound of your eyelids opening because so often they begin their fussing as soon as you peek at the new day....

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Training Hearts Articles

download and indulge in an article designed to encourage you biblically and practically as a parent.  

Where's the Joy?

5 Steps to RestoreĀ Your Joy

Encourage me!

Fathering By the Book

A Biblical Approach to the Father's Role

Calling all dads!

Love for Extended Family with Problems

If youĀ worry about bringing your kidsĀ into family gatherings, download and read!

How do I manage?

Discovering Related Consequences

Understanding why and how to consistently apply correction

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