Teaching Children to be Readers

Being a parent is amazing and hard and always full of new moments.  But, this moment we are in right now is something I’ve waited for. “Mommy” then I get a little pat on my leg and I see my older toddler standing there in front of me with a book in his tiny hands. […]

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Glory and Grace: Deuteronomy 6

Today my little boy turns one.  One.  Seriously? And I think to myself I’ve had one year to teach him – to love him – to pour into him.  What is he going to remember? I hope he will remember the love, the kisses, the midnight feedings, the giggles and tickles. What I hope he […]

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Let There Be Kisses

I will be the first to admit of multitasking while my boys are awake.  If they are playing, I am on my phone, cooking dinner, cleaning, reading a book, etc.  And I’m not hear to lay blame on anyone else who does that.  Rest in grace, friend.  Walk in grace.  Live in grace. That’s what […]

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Teaching Children Theology: Jesus Loves Me

Music.  You know that song that gets stuck in your head and you sing it for the next 4 days…as you bide your time waiting for another song to take its place?! Its a small world… This is the song that never ends… Any Christmas carol… One of the very first songs that most church […]

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The Word of God in the Soul of a Child

This is where I am. Starting to train up our older son, who is almost 17months and already has the “no” word down pat! Definitely his favorite word. Trying to change it to godlfish, chicken nugget, yes, or something better than no.  Our conversations with our older right now are consisting of “God says to honor […]

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#31Days: Quote Day 15 – Psalm 127

We’ve had a busy 50+ hours in our home as we brought home our second son, Sebastian Robshaw, yesterday. What a whirlwind! Our pastor came to visit us on Sunday afternoon. This verse is what this blog post is all about: Psalm 127:3: Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the […]

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Book Review: Rob Rienow’s Limited Church Unlimited Kingdom

I’ve learned over the years that there are many people out there who think they have a handle on Family Ministry, but really just know what not to do or think they have ideas.  I don’t know much about this relatively new (to the modern church world) arena, but I have found one author I […]

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Book Review: Loving the Little Years

Raves: that is all I have ever heard about this book.  And in some ways, I think those are correct. And in some ways, I think those raves fail. Where this book is strong is in its every day ideas for parenting of multiple small children.  Jankovic’s experiences she shares with her readers bring them […]

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Book Review: Give Them Grace: Elyse Fitzpatrick

Top 3 parenting books: EVER.  Give Them Grace. You don’t even need to be a parent to sit and just drink in the focus on grace in this book by Elyse and her daughter.  I finished it being encouraged in my personal life and also more to want to be a parent one day and […]

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Tedd Tripp Live: Parenting During Early Childhood

Tedd Tripp was at Sov Grace Apex this morning. First, a note about Sovereign Grace Churches. There is something about them. The people are very gracious when you walk in, very welcoming, the prayers are very grace centered – not big long drawn out theological prayers. Its very nice. I have been to this church […]

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