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Fun Games for Young Children and Families

By | January 28th, 2017|Character Training For Children, Family Fun, Toys and Activities|

It is so good for families to play games together! They can bring so much laughter, and also important character development such as delayed gratification, patience, perseverance, good sportsmanship, being a kind and respectful friend, and fairness. *wink* But it can be harder to find games that the whole family enjoys, especially if you have [...]

Organizing School Backpacks, Lunch Bags, and Papers – With a Plan

By | January 22nd, 2017|Character Training For Children, How Do We Do That, Large Family - Small House, Organization, OUR HOME, Public School, Schedules and Routines, Time Efficiency|

Do you ever find that when it's time to go out the door to school that your child doesn't know where their backpack is exactly, which means they didn't put that paper you signed into the backpack either. The lunch bag is up on the kitchen counter ready to go, but only because you had [...]

Orderliness – A Closer Look

By | January 19th, 2017|Character Training For Children, Large Family - Small House, Organization, Time Efficiency|

The concept or "orderliness" can be a vague one often times when we think about it more in depth. Most of us know how to put something into order, like our shoes or our bed; however many people do not know why that's valuable, how to go about it, and how it very practically and [...]

Family Bible Time & Hymn Singing

By | May 6th, 2016|Character Training For Children, How Do We Do That, Parenting, Schedules and Routines|

Our simple time in the Word together Family worship In the beginning The scent still lingers from our delicious dinner.  The adults and older children have their hands around hot coffee or cocoa mugs.  The house is quiet, and the lights are dimmed.  Our fireplace DVD is crackling warmly in the background *chuckle*.  Everyone is [...]

Developing the Character of Faithfulness

By | November 2nd, 2015|Character Training For Children, Parenting|

There are certain things in our home that seem to re-occur all the time - or not *chuckle* - unless I help improve a child's character in that area.   Character qualities such as faithfulness, being responsible, having a thankful heart and attitude must not only be expected by parents but taught.  Our children like [...]

Sibling to Sibling – Tattling & Child “Parents”

By | October 28th, 2015|Character Training For Children, How Do We Do That, Parenting|

Tattling vs. Informing Child "parents" Proactive rather than reactive situations Siblings resolving issues between themselves May I just begin with trying to set accurate expectations.  You may be seeking a guaranteed fix for sibling issues that will stop it all in it's tracks, as I used to do.  *smile*  I really like a recipe that [...]

Choosing Thankfulness

By | April 20th, 2015|Character Training For Children, How Do We Do That, Large Family - Small House, Marriage, Surrender and Blessings|

Being thankful is a choice.  We may not always want to be thankful in a situation or circumstances (not thankful for difficulty, but thankful in it), but we can learn to be if we pursue it - and this will bless us deeply, as well as everyone around us... Let's consider, Does choosing thankfulness doom [...]

Character Training For Children

By | April 9th, 2014|Character Training For Children, How Do We Do That, Parenting|

What is "character" exactly, anyway? Why should we care about character? One of the ways we teach character to our children Our monthly plan How our own character can re-enforce or undermine our teaching efforts We have had a great many people searching our blog for character training for children. *smile* So we felt it [...]

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