Kids need someone other than their friends and the media helping them process; they need a caring adult like you. So, how do we talk with kid’s about tragic events?
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Maybe it’s the influence of our culture or maybe it is our own insecurities, but for some reason many of us have come to this conclusion: because our relationship with Christ is deeply personal that is must also be deeply private.
Do you remember when Netflix started streaming video? Back then it seemed ridiculous, who wants to sit at their computer and watch a movie when I could watch a DVD on my TV?
For some it feels like that season is never ending, like the darkness is creeping in and the light in your family is fading away. Your kids also experience these seasons of trial.
I still remember the picture of our family in the newspaper – I remember it, because not everyone was in the photo.… in reality our family was at war.
If parents are the primary voice in the life of a child, then it is crucial that their kids see their parents seek Christ... two unified voices will have an exponentially greater impact than one.
For two years I worked at a publishing company as a Digital Photo Artist. That meant the editors and photographers would bring me pictures that needed to be perfected. It was my job to take their work and make it look just right.
Have you ever had the scary thought, “What if my kids found out that I _______ (fill in the blank)?” Have you ever uttered the defeating words, “Do what I say, not what I do?” A few weeks ago I was in line at Panda Express and overheard a conversation where a Dad was faced with the reality that his kids knew…