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God's Promises

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Our God is a God who never breaks His promises. Below are a few examples of God's promises in the Bible.  God will never leave me! “I, the Lord, will never leave you.  I will never desert you.”  Hebrews 12:5 God will comfort me! “The Lord will comfort His...

Listening With a Third Ear

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Listening with a Third Ear:   (This concept is from Les & Leslie Parrott’s study on RightNow Media called “Parenting: The Early Years”) When your child is upset, ask yourself: “What is it that is feeding my child’s mind right now?” Sometimes you...

Carpool Convos

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Driving to school? Eating around the table? Going to soccer practice? Here are a few conversation starters to foster deeper discussion with your children! Questions taken from http://club31women.com/2014/10/21-questions-daughter-really-needs-ask/ Great Conversation Starters with...

How to Bless Your Child

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How to Give a Blessing to Your Child Drs. John Trent and Gary Smalley outlined five biblical steps for giving a blessing to children in their book The Blessing: Meaningful Touch, A Spoken Message, Attaching High Value, Picturing a Special Future, and An Active Commitment. I have expanded on...

Managing Emotional Mayhem

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Dear parent, There are so many parenting books out there – more than we could ever read in a lifetime, right? That is why I have made it my personal mission to read as many as I can and pass along the nuggets of wisdom I think are worth sharing. This month’s nugget of wisdom is from...

Raising Honest Children

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Dear parent, There are so many parenting books out there – more than we could ever read in a lifetime, right?  That is why I have made it my personal mission to read as many as I can and pass along the nuggets of wisdom I think are worth sharing.  This month’s nugget of...

Parent Take Home - Mini Mill (August)

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This month in the 3’s Classroom… Bible Story: Jesus teaches to pray Big Idea: God hears us when we pray. This month in Mini Mills, we’re learning about prayer.  As adults, we often take for granted that we know to pray.  Preschoolers are still learning Who God is...