When my kids were younger, my husband and I did a lot of faith-at-home practices throughout the year.
Waiting on the Reveal
In this season of Easter, I have been wondering just when and how Jesus might reveal himself to our oldest son, or all our sons for that matter.
Using Minecraft to Teach Kids About Christianity
Educators are already aware of Minecraft’s potential in the classroom, to the extent that Minecraft has created Minecraft: Education Edition to accommodate teachers. But Minecraft can also be useful for both parents and Christian educators in teaching children about both liturgy and the Bible.
My Screen Tweens: Uncut
I have my share of impulsive freak-outs when I glance at the couch from the kitchen and see my tween daughters in their favorite spots staring at their screens again.
It’s not just another thing to do
A few weeks ago, I sat in a parent-teacher conference with my fifth grader.
A Tween Summer’s End
It’s a Sunday after church and we’re stuffing Nutella-ed plates and oatmeal-ed bowls into the dishwasher while also fixing lunch. Except one of us is already done and inviting the neighbors over.
I love the Good Book Club!
We’re only two weeks into Lent but it seems like we’ve integrated a new habit into our lives.
This Lent, I’m practicing breath prayer with my teens. You can too.
I encourage my boys to pray, but I’m not sure I’ve done a good job of showing them how. That’s something I will change this Lent.
A bright teen asked me to explain the Trinity. Here’s what I said.
I said a prayer for guidance and remembered no one can comprehend the grace of God.
Twelve-year-old me asked to learn the rosary. I’m glad I did.
I like that these prayers always feel accessible to me—always seem to be running on some subliminal loop inside my heart.