Mentoring Moment

By: Jeannie Brostrand, Director of Parent Mentoring


Unless the Lord Builds the House….

This summer, I was listening to a podcast by Focus on the Family. On the podcast, Gary Bauer and James Dobson were discussing a book they had co-authored. It was entitled Children at Risk, Winning the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Your Children, copyright date...

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Shepherding the Heart Takes Time

I believe one of the most important biblical principles we can teach our children is learning the importance of coming under parental authority. Submitting to authority will serve one well for a life time. What (or should I say Who) is the authority in your life? Have...

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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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