1. Biblical Boyhood: Setting an Example of Biblical Speech {A Challenge for Moms}

    We have these Willow Tree figures in our living room - I love the nurturing feel these figures convey! A few weeks ago, I posted Part 1 and Part 2…

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  2. Biblical Boyhood Part 2: Fighting, Retaliation, and Bullies

    So, this is a big topic. And this post is just going to scratch the surface, but I have a few things I really want to say. Let me just…

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  3. Biblical Boyhood Part 1: The Heart of a Hero

    My husband and I have been working together to study the type of character that God wants our boys to have. After all, we have four of them! We are…

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  4. How Many Stars Activity

    This summer, I have been teaching Sunday School for 3 year olds through kindergarten at our church. The preschool classes rotate to different stations, and I am the lesson station.…

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  5. A Few More Thoughts on "Don't Coddle Your Boys"

    I want to add a couple more thoughts to yesterday's post "A Reminder to Myself: Don't Coddle Your Boys." First, Sheri commented on yesterday's post that prayer is so important!…

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  6. Reminder to Myself: Don't Coddle Your Boys!

    Now that my oldest son is approaching age 9 (this week, in fact!), I am starting to realize, slowly, that before I know it, I will no longer have four…

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  7. The "Do Something Hard" Challenge

    We are almost to the end of our "Do Something Hard" Challenge! As I said on Sunday, the boys have been working all week to practice their current violin piece…

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  8. The "Do Something Hard" Challenge

    This week is the "Do Something Hard" challenge at our house! My husband and I want our boys to learn to work hard. We want them to be able to…

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  9. Sibling Squabbles and the Kindness Car

    At our house, we struggle with sibling fighting. A lot. There are days when it seems that every word that comes out of everyone's mouth is rude, selfish, or designed…

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  10. Memorizing Scripture with Your Kids

    During some seasons of our life, it has been easier than others to do a well-organized Bible time with the boys each morning. This lesson on Elijah is a good…

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