Kids: $35 Weekly Allowance?

Did you get an allowance as a kid? How much? $5 a week? $10? What was your responsibility in the arrangement? A survey found the average child is getting $35 from their parents on a weekly basis. There are hundreds of reasons why, when and how much to give a child for an allowance, but one thing seems certain: the average child …

A NEW Father’s Grace

“Last night my 4-yo son got in trouble so I put him in his ‘time-out’ chair. A few minutes later, I went in to tell him why he was in trouble. As I approached him and towered over him, he started screaming, shaking and withering in his chair as if I were about to beat the crap out of him. …

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Life Unplugged

I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed the other day and found this picture that really hit home! Well, I liked it immediately and commented, ‘Yes! LOL!’ But, then I got to thinking more about that. It’s not just the younger generation that’s glued to their phones and tablets, is it? I’m right there with them when we go out …

Raising Kings and Queens

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love” (1 Corinthians 13:13). Parents, if we want our teens to emulate the character traits reflected in this verse, we need to live them out at home. Focus on the Family has some insights on some of those traits: Humility As parents, let’s make our …

Safe Sleep Aids for Kids!

The IDEA of sleep is a beautiful thing, but it actually happening is a completely different story. You have too much on your mind, the temperature’s off, work went a little longer than expected–these and more are just a few reasons why you and I probably struggle with getting the much needed 6-8 hours of sleep. And now with research …