Mentoring Moment

By: Jeannie Brostrand, Director of Parent Mentoring


Children Love Repetition and Routine!

C.K. Chesterton says, “Because children have abounding vitality, and because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged.”  This speaks to routine and consistency.  Children thrive on both.  Routine builds security into a...

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Faith, Facts, Feelings

As our school year draws to a close, please join me in praising God! There are too many blessings to mention all of them, but I must mention two: We’ve been able to have in-school learning all year, and the program, Musical Morning in May, was in-person!  The blessing...

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Book Club Review & Summer Resources

Today was the last day of our book study on The Shaping of a Christian Family. If there were one book besides the Bible that I could recommend to you, it would be this one.  Prioritize:  What is most important to you and your spouse in terms of your children? What...

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Framing Your Summer

If you are looking forward to a more relaxed, daily routine this summer while also wondering about the minutes and hours of each day, I would say you are not alone. The ages of your children will have an influence on your daily routine; nonetheless, all homes of...

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Let’s Un-complicate Parenting

Do I have your attention yet? If I were given a dollar for every parenting book I ever read, it would add significantly to my bank account; however, there are only a few that I would recommend. They are the ones which encourage you to get to know the AUTHOR of all...

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Fret Not; Trust.

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”  (Philippians 4:6-7).  We know the...

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