Posts with the tag “parenting”
Growing in Appreciation
May 5th, 2020
We all have unique relationship needs—the distinct way that we feel cared for and loved in relationships. In this article, we will learn how to give and receive appreciation. APPRECIATION–What is it?A...
Growing in Acceptance
March 25th, 2020
We all have unique relationship needs—the distinct ways that we feel cared for and loved in relationships. In this article we will learn how to give and receive acceptance. Acceptance means that someo...
Family Fun in the Sun
July 2nd, 2019
Experience 1 John 4:7 together Start with a warm-up by getting a beach ball and sitting or standing in a circle. Throw the ball to one person in the circle. While they are holding the ball everyone el...
Family, Food, and Real Relationships
May 2nd, 2019
But what is it that we need from other people? How about attention?God has created us with many important needs that can only be met within the context of relationships. One of those relational needs...
Helping Kids Deal With Conflict
April 2nd, 2019
Be a magnifying glass: Help them identify and express their feelings. Save your advice until after your children have explained how and what they feel. They may need your help identifying their true e...
March 6th, 2019
Hurts are inevitable in all relationships. And oddly enough, we often hurt those we love the most. One obvious reason is that we spend more time with family members than we do others.Has your family e...
New Parenting Goal: A Legacy of Intimacy
August 1st, 2018
As a parent, dream of your children being able to reflect back on their growing up years saying, “I know my parents loved me…” - Through the undivided attention they gave me - Through their patient li...