The Importance of Family Dinner

Family dinner is so important. It’s a time to decompress, make connections, and increase the family bond. If this is not something your family is in the habit of doing, we encourage you to make the time.

According to the website “Beloved Heart,” children who eat meals with their family on a regular basis:

have fewer behavior problems in school and are significantly less likely to get involved with drugs, alcohol, and early sexual behavior;

Parents Are Teaching the Wrong Values

As parents, we have gotten it all wrong and thought we were doing the right thing. The emphasis on raising children’s self-esteem, telling them they could do anything they wanted and could be anybody they wanted to be, was not only wrong, but it was harmful. I have been as guilty as anyone in this confused and misplaced value system

How to Calm Anxiety in Children

God did not intend for us to worry over things we cannot control. This is also true for children, not just adults. Some children have a very hard time coping with worry and fear. Anxiety develops when children cannot move past these feelings or do not have the ability to cope with them. They begin to experience physical and mental symptoms which begin to interfere with relationships, school and playtime. A

Civil Unrest, Protests, and Children

We live in a world of civil unrest, protests. Much of this is confusing to adults, but even more so to children. Children see the marchers and some may read the signs. But it is important that parents are available to explain what God’s word has to say about how we are to treat our fellow human beings. There is no political agenda in the Bible. Do not make it one.