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Teaching Your Tween to Pray for Others

As Christian parents we want our kids to love Jesus and grow strong in their faith. A big part of growing spiritually is learning to pray—not just for ourselves, but for other people, too.

“I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and […]

By |July 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Teaching Your Tween to Pray for Others

Making the Most of the Remaining Weeks of Summer

Every year families look forward to summer months, for a chance to rest and play and break free from the school year schedule. And every year those summer months seem to fly by faster than the year before. How can we make time slow down?

Here at Faithgirlz we encourage you to make the most of […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Making the Most of the Remaining Weeks of Summer

Goal Setting for the New School Year

School is out for the summer, but does that mean education is on hold ‘til fall? Of course not! Now is a great time to reflect on the past school year and determine new goals for the next one—before the memory of desks and notebooks fades in the summer sun. Here’s how.

Academics
Talk with your daughter […]

By |June 25th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Goal Setting for the New School Year

Simple Ideas to Entertain Your Tween This Summer

Remember when the kids were easy to amuse? Pop them in a sandbox and they were happy for hours. Not so with tweens. An older child’s social and intellectual needs are more complicated, which means as parents we might often find ourselves scrambling for ideas to keep the kids engaged. Here are some simple ways […]

By |June 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Simple Ideas to Entertain Your Tween This Summer

Summer Jobs for Tween Girls

Summer is the perfect time for tweens to discover the value of work and earning their own money. While they’re not yet old enough to get a traditional job, many tweens are ready to take on new responsibilities—and get paid for it.

Here are some ideas for helping your tween earn an income this summer.

Mom’s Helper— […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Summer Jobs for Tween Girls

Helping Your Daughter Pray for Others

Prayer is a vital part of the Christian life. It draws us closer to God and reminds us of our dependence on Him. Yet prayer doesn’t come naturally to everyone. As parents we have a wonderful opportunity to guide our children toward a meaningful prayer life. Here are a few ways we can do that […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Helping Your Daughter Pray for Others

Tips for Planning a Peaceful Family Vacation

Ahhhh, summer! Time for sun and fun and — family vacations! If you look forward to a summer trip all year long, then do what you can to ensure its success before you even hop in the car. Here are some key tips for planning a peaceful summer family vacation.

Get the kids involved. Ask them […]

By |May 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Planning a Peaceful Family Vacation

Simple Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Lots of tween girls love to plan parties. Why not nudge your daughter with a few simple ideas for celebrating you this Mother’s Day? She’ll enjoy the planning, and you’ll all enjoy the rewards.

Donut cake pops—Buy a box of donut holes, a can of frosting, cake pop sticks and sprinkles. The kids can cover the […]

By |May 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Simple Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Helping Your Daughter Understand Bullying

Bullying is a hot topic in today’s world. Stats indicate as many as 1 in 3 kids say they have been bullied. Sadly, the majority of bullying happens in middle school.* Here are some important talking points to discuss with your tween daughter about bullying.

 

Bullying is considered any behavior that is harmful to another […]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Helping Your Daughter Understand Bullying

Ten Scriptures to Study This Spring

Spring is here! As the trees blossom and flowers bloom, why not take advantage of the opportunity to study related Scriptures that can encourage you and your daughter in your faith. From planting seeds to the idea of fresh beginnings, the Bible has much to say about the “spring” seasons in our lives. Here are […]

By |April 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Ten Scriptures to Study This Spring