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Listen to Your Kids So They Will Talk to You

“Mama, look!” “Mama, watch this!” “Mama, why is the sky blue?” “Mama”… followed by a five minute narrative about favorite cartoon characters, movies, or toys. “Mama, why does that lady…

Raising Good Conversationalists

Do you sometimes feel embarrassed in front of your friends because your child won’t talk and simply grumbles a “yes” or “no” to an adult’s questions? Do you have trouble…

Free Protection for Your Children From All Devices

We are a family of many kids. Some grown and out of the nest, some in high school in the midst of cyberville, one in middle school, and even one…

How to Raise Good Conversationalists

It was the dress rehearsal for “The Pirates of Penzance” at a local Christian school. A friend had asked me to pitch in on the stage makeup and I was…

Telling Stories

I love a good story!  Jesus told fictional parables to explain spiritual truths.  And the Bible itself is the true story of God, filled with lots of true stories about…

Helping Kids by Telling Stories

A friend was making friendly conversation with my oldest son during that “shake the hand of the person next to you” time in church. “You excited about moving to Africa?”…

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