Philippians 4:8 ‘Tell a Good Thing’ Activity for Families

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This is a simple little game we would play to encourage our children to think on what is true, honest, right, lovely, and of good report as Philippians 4:8 instructs us. ( Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things. Phil. 4:8)

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How Do You Spend Time with All Those Kids?

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Sometimes it might feel overwhelming to think of spending individual special time with each of your kids, when your life is already buzzing with schedules, daily tasks, homeschooling, and so on; but it’s so worth making it a priority! We noticed as we were raising our 14 children that it was the loud ones who got more attention. We began to feel bad that the quiet ones seemed to get left out. Still, even the loud ones seemed to need time of their own.

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20 Ways to Delight in Your Preschooler

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So first of all, just what does it mean to delight in your preschooler? Delighting in them means you communicate that there is nothing you’d rather be doing than spending time with them. It means you focus on all the positive ways God made them unique. It means to communicate to their little heart that you are delighted to be their mom or dad and you enjoy spending time with them. It means intentionally focusing on what is really important and learning to step into their shoes. It means that you believe the best of them and are their biggest cheerleader. The world won’t do it. It’s up to you!

So- here’s a little list of 20 ways you can show your little one that they are special to you:

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Basic Training For Life – Your Family ~ Mondays with Marilyn

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Mondays-w-Marilyn-ChildrenThe family is the basic training for life.

God designs your family and as you learn to relate properly to each one, you are being prepared to interact with others later in life.

God designs our life curriculum. Be sure you teach your kids how to interact with those within their family and church and neighborhood.

Give them the tools they need to make wise decisions.

char·ac·ter

ˈkariktər
noun
noun: character;
1.
the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
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What to do When Kids Don’t Get Along

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arguingGod has created the family to be the training ground for children. Since we are all born with a sin nature, righteous behavior doesn’t come naturally. Therefore, it is our primary job as parents to train our kids to love the Lord their God with all their heart, soul, and mind. That awesome job requires intentional time put into training them to look to Scripture as the practical guidebook for their lives that supplies them with principles to follow and answers to every dilemma they will face. Continue reading What to do When Kids Don’t Get Along

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