Authority of Affection

Kids need lots and lots of physical affection.  Well, actually we all do.  For most kids, extra daily physical kindness from parents will aid healthy brain development, confidence and (believe it or not) obedience.  A playful toss up in the air does more to establish the parent’s authority than a harsh talking to.  So if … More Authority of Affection

Lullaby

Singing a hymn for your baby every time you put her down to sleep has many benefits: it establishes a peaceful routine, you are teaching her to pray, there is a special song in her heart, you get to beautifully tap into God multiple times during the day, the words of the song take on … More Lullaby

Christ Calories

I’ve wondered for years how to figure out how many calories a day kids need and today I came across this ratio on SFGate.com: If your child is within a healthy weight range, you can use his body weight to help estimate his calorie needs. According to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, infants need 41 to 55 … More Christ Calories

Not till four

Disclaimer- I know I’m not mainstream on this one.  If I’m driving you crazy on this but other parts of this site are helpful, please let it slide.   As useful as technology is, using screens for kids under four is going to hurt more than it helps. Teaching reading, mathematics, science and other subjects … More Not till four