How to Be Present with Your Kids Despite Trauma and Life’s Demands

Being fully present with our kids is crucial for their emotional and mental well-being, as well as our own. However, past traumas and mental health struggles can make it difficult to be fully present with our children. In this blog post, we’ll explore some practical tips for being present with your kids despite trauma and life’s demands. By prioritizing intentional time, seeking professional help, practicing mindfulness, letting go of guilt, and prioritizing self-care, we can create meaningful connections that will last a lifetime.

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Teaching Kids the Value of Wisdom: A Fun Bible Verse Memory Challenge

Teaching our children the value of wisdom is an important part of intentional parenting. One fun and engaging way to do this is through a Bible verse memory challenge. This week, we’re focusing on Proverbs 3:13-15, which reminds us that wisdom is more valuable than silver, gold, or rubies. By participating in this challenge, we can help our children build good habits and values, while also strengthening our family bond and faith. So why not give it a try and see what amazing things your children can achieve when they have the power of wisdom on their side!

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The Power of Soft Words: Teaching Children About Gentle Communication

In the book of Proverbs, King Solomon imparted many wise teachings on how to live a good life. One of the verses that have always stood out to me is Proverbs 15:1, which says, “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” This verse highlights the importance of using soft words and gentle communication to avoid conflicts and anger. 

As parents, it is our duty to teach our children the value of communication and how our words can impact others. However, sometimes it can be hard to explain this concept to young children in a way that they can understand. That’s why I devised a fun activity to teach my children about the power of soft words. 

Read on to learn how you can use this activity to help your children become more mindful of their words and communicate in a gentle and respectful manner.

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