Category Archives: Childhood

7 Tips to raising Healthy Boys

Raising children is a challenge for all parents. Recognizing the unique challenges between raising boys and girls is important. Dr. Meg Meeker highlights some vital points to remember. 1.  Know how to encourage your son. One fault is babying and spoiling him. But another is being so harsh that you lose communication with your son and destroy his sense of self-worth. We’ll look at how

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Staying Motivated As a Parent

Staying Motivated As a Parent by Perry C. Coghlan Child training is a process that takes years of effort, progress, regress, and intention to continue. The motivation of many young parents, particularly with only one child, is often high at the start. A new school year brings the same kind of refreshing reminder that we have a new opportunity to renew and repent. Another

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Parents…Read to Your Children

Good stories are captivating, especially for young children. Well told stories are powerful. There is a reason that all of us, at some point, can be captivated by the power of a well told story. We are made for story. We are a living story even as we witness the writing of our own story AND because we are part of a greater story.

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Childhood Is Not a Dress Rehearsal

The grandson, of a lady I know, has to take annual physicals at M.D. Anderson. It is a world-renowned hospital in Houston that specializes in cancer. Her grandson, Sean, is an adult now, but has been taking these physicals since childhood. She related this story: “He confessed it is always a stressful experience, to go for that physical—hoping and praying that his cancer is

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