When it comes to Abuse, sometimes the only guilty ones are not the perpetrators of the act, those of us that sit down, fold our arms and watch are equally guilty. Daily, we are bombarded with various scenarios where, as a result of negligence or not being vigilant, children suffer abuse from loved ones or even total strangers. To abuse means to mistreat, maltreat, ill-treat, treat badly, ill-use or misuse. Any situation where a person […]
“Life is complicated enough as it is. Then add the stress of comparing one child to the other…”
I couldn’t believe my ears! “Mummy, why is it that mummies do all the work while daddies just rest in the room?” That came from my daughter (almost 7 year old) as she stood in the kitchen just this morning, as we were getting breakfast before school. I was so shocked by that question! I could never for the life of me imagine why a child in my home will have such an impression. More […]
How To Help Your Child To Walk in God's Purpose Your child has a special place in God’s agenda and plans and this God-given purpose is too important to be left to chance. As parents, and especially as mothers, the responsibility is even more on us, to help our children discover the path that God has laid out for them to follow. When a child has a good idea of their God-ordained path, they will […]
How Do They Speak? Speaking Your Child’s Love Language.
“…every child has a love language that fills their love cup. Whenever you use it, you fill the cup…”
The internet is a beautiful place with so much information on just about anything! As useful as the internet is; there is also its dark sides. For each time our children come in contact with the cyber world there’s always the risk that they will be caught up with at least one of these 4 risk areas. Internet safety is first and foremost the responsibility of any intentional parent. We are the ones to ensure […]
Sometimes as parents, we want to leave our kids to chance, or to some ‘other person’ to be taught about some issues of life. In our present times when Sex has been trivialized and made so cheap, it becomes an uphill task trying to teach our children the importance of sexual purity.
“Do Not Handicap Your Children By Making Their Life Easy…”
It’s great to set goals as adults. It gives us a sense of purpose, and once we achieve them, a feeling of exhilarating accomplishment. Getting kids to set goals may be something that has never crossed your mind, but goal-setting for kids gives them the same feelings as does adults. If you have never considered going through with this, it may be time to do that for your kids. They should be encouraged to set […]
“…The proper use of the rest room is essential for both hygiene and social purposes”
“Hello…Who is Speaking?” And I wonder, “you are asking me who is speaking when you have called me on my phone!” This is a common scenario that plays out often in our phone conversations with people, and it just goes a long way to show how important it is to teach our kids how to use the telephone in a polite way.
“…Polite Children don’t just happen, they are taught to be polite…”
Being a part of your child’s spiritual journey is an essential part of your parenting…This is the only way to ensure that your children will do what they have been taught, even when you’re not present with them
…The fact that a child grows older does not automatically mean that whining will stop…
“…teasing, especially when it is intended to hurt is not something that should be brushed aside…”
Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude We don’t always get what we want in life. In a world that is rife with the entitlement mentality, having an attitude of gratitude takes a conscious effort. Even when things don’t go the way we would have wished them to, we can still maintain a grateful attitude. Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the […]