Moms can often entertain thoughts like these: “Did I make the right decision? How will this experience affect her? Will she forgive me for messing up? Will he be scarred for life?” When we allow those thoughts to linger, Mom Guilt results. Here are 7 prayers to help free you.
I wish we’d prayed with our children more than we did. I admit it was hard to find the time—and the energy—but when we did, it was so worth the effort. Maybe you’ve experienced the joy of praying with your kids or grandkids, too. While we made plenty of mistakes, I’ve learned a lot over the years about how to pray (and not to pray) with children. I hope to keep these things in mind as I look forward to praying with my grandchildren someday.
Despite the rising awareness about mental health, parents aren’t sure how to start the conversation with their teens or they may feel like it’s a non-issue. The tips below will equip you to open the door to start conversations with your teens.
A Christian heritage is a beautiful thing. Raising our children in church plants seeds that later will yield a bountiful harvest. “Train up a child in the way he should go;even when he is old he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6 ESV) However, as important as it is for your child to be in church, it’s just as essential to understand what your child is being taught in church.