Audio: Interview with The Wise Idea Podcast

My children and I on Memorial Day Christopher Harris, the host of The Wise Idea podcast, reached out to me recently to interview me about my life as a widow, mother and minister. It was a good interview. I hope you can glean some wisdom from it. http://www.thewiseideapodcast.com/episode073lifestorieswithlaurenjones/ … [Read more...]

Partner Post: How to Encourage Your Kids to Be More Physically Active

It’s very easy for kids to become engrossed with gaming or even with talking to their friends online. Sometimes this can be good for them, but if you find that they are doing it a little too often, then it can be a cause for concern. Find a Fun Activity The first thing that you need to do is find a fun activity for them to do. The more they enjoy the activity, the more likely they will be to … [Read more...]

Partner Post: It’s Okay To Be A Protective Parent

Source There’s often a great deal of criticism placed on parents who are protective. This is because it’s extremely easy to be protective to a fault. Sometimes, allowing them to fall off their bicycle (though that sounds horrible in this example,) is preferable to never letting them ride a bicycle in the first place. Of course, we cannot wrap our children in cotton wool, and will often find … [Read more...]