We want to give our children the world! So often what we end up giving them is continued complicity in the world’s model of desire and scarcity. Our faith teaches something better.
Our children have been receiving the Eucharist since Baptism—and yet they still need instruction in what that means.
We have transitioned away from “cute” to… toeing the line of scary.
I asked my girls what they think my husband and I did to nurture their friendship. They attribute their love for each other to some of our core values.
My dad always says, “Nothing will change in your life if you do not read the Bible.” I believe this is true.
All of the snippets of scripture that we hear in worship and sing in hymns “count” in my children’s Christian education.
Responding to kids’ faith questions when they come – including in the car on the way to ballet – helps them understand that faith matters every day of the week.
Clergy kids get special expectations. But Jesus overturned the expectations of others.
Our family is in church every Sunday. Except for one week this summer, when we weren’t.
I have my own criteria for selecting a seat in church. But giving my children the freedom to pick where they want to sit has helped me see my limitations.