A Back-to-School Prayer

My little ones start school next week, and I, like many parents, are filled with trepidation. My youngest starts Kindergarten, and I’m praying she can adjust to school and will be emotionally strong enough and wise enough to deal with students and teachers. I do my best to equip them to handle people and certain situations, but I’m always concerned if they’ll be able to stand firm in their beliefs … [Read more...]

Partner Post: Keeping Your Kids Healthy This New School Year

If your children are yet to go back to school, then they soon will be. And while school is a great place for them to be, it can also be a breeding ground for germs as they come into contact with people from all different walks of life. Our kids can be in such close proximity to others that they are likely to transfer germs from one to another, and then bring them into the home. So as you’re … [Read more...]

Spiritual Preparation for Back to School

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother” –which is the first commandment with a promise—that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth” Ephesians 6:1-3 (NIV). It’s that time of year again, “Back to School,” and many parents including myself are freaking out. We’re freaking out because we have small children entering … [Read more...]