Purposeful Parenting #2: Calling Sin What it is

Purposeful Parenting #2~ Calling Sin What it Is Dealing with sin in our lives is essential.  We need to deal with our sin constantly and humbly as we are dealing with our children's sins along side them. First off I have to share an observation I have noticed... we as Christian parents need to change our verbiage.  When punishing, disciplining or correcting our children we need to call it what it is.  It is SIN!  [...]

Purposeful Parenting #1

Angie’s Journaling Thoughts                        Feb.10, 2012 Yesterday was a typical day at our house, aside from all the chores that go along with getting ready for a weekend trip with the family to the coast.  We still had our Thursday responsibilities of school work, cleaning, projects, organization chores, and practicing music in addition to meal planning, grocery shopping, loading and preparing the RV.  After getting through with the morning errands,(before the [...]

A New Spin on Prov 22:6~”To Train Up a Child”

Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Mothers innately want what we think is best for our children. We dream about the days when our children are grown and envision a legacy. A legacy of faith. Dreaming, we exclude the trials, the suffering, and the challenges that life may bring; that God allows. Optimistic and hopeful, we cuddle our [...]