Engaging in Relationships with our Children with Melissa McVety

  Its far too easy to get preoccupied with “Doing” daily tasks and the outward behaviour of our children where we lose sight of who are kids are, and the incredible value of quiet time and “being” in their presence https://apotekerendk.com/. This is a video clip from our full talk at the Christian Homeschoolers Education Conference For another quick video from the same conference click here: Boredom as time for…

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Redefining Boredom – “boredom” is an Opportunity for Relationship with Our Children

Redefining Boredom Lets learn to hear the word “boredom” as a positive instead of a negative! When our kids say they are bored, lets see it as an opportunity to connect with them and to build into our relationship with them. This is a video clip from our full talk at the Christian Homeschoolers Education Conference   To read more on this topic check out these links: Redefining Boredom Part…

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The Heart of Discipline – The Principle of New Covenant Parenting, How Rules Relate to Rebellion

The Heart of Discipline The Principle of New Covenant Parenting – How Rules Relate to Rebellion The Heart of Discipline – The Principle of New Covenant Parenting and How Rules Relate to Rebellion One of my goals as a parent is to see my children be well-behaved and function well in society. I remember being counselled not to parent out of fear or control, but to proactively prepare. To prepare…

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3 Reasons Doing “Devotions” with Your Spouse is Difficult and 6 Ways to Help

3 Reasons Doing “Devotions” with your spouse is difficult and 6 ways to help   Living a mutually beneficial life of devotion to Jesus as a couple is a beautiful thing to see. I’ve seen many couples do this and asked some of them how and if they do devotions together. Many do, and they enjoy the time of study together and if that is you, I’m excited for you! There…

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The Myth that Marriage Completes You

  We have likely all heard it before, the classic scene in the movie “Jerry Maguire” where Tom cruise tells Renee Zellweger “You complete me.” It’s this moment in the movie where everything seems right again. The two main characters have finally gotten their priorities straight and have realized how much they need each other. The line is perfect because the audience can’t imagine them living without each other, and…

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4 Unexpected Ways to Put Children First: Hint- It’s All About Your Marriage

4 Unexpected Ways to Put Your Children First Hint – Its all about your marriage The second highest demographic for divorce is people who are married 25-30 years!   Does this shock you?   We have couples regularly telling us stories about how disconnected they are, how they don’t date anymore and in some cases describing finding their needs met in others, whether physical or emotional.   The most common…

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