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Motiving Your Tween to Do Homework

Homework. Who does it frustrate more—the student or the parents? While the younger elementary years required a parent’s close guidance with homework tasks and schedules, tweens can begin taking on more personal responsibility for their school assignments. Here are some tips for motivating your tween to be proactive about tackling her homework.

Give her time. Today […]

By |September 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Motiving Your Tween to Do Homework

Ten Scriptures to Memorize in September

The tween years are an important phase in learning to be more independent and responsible. As your tween gets into the groove of school and extracurricular activities this month, help her grow spiritually with these Bible verses about integrity, hard work, and godly character.

Proverbs 21:3
To do what is right and just is more acceptable to […]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ten Scriptures to Memorize in September

Easy Back-to-School Snack: Crock Pot Chex Mix

On those busy school days when the kids need a snack, be ready to deliver with a super easy version of the old classic, Chex Mix!

Ingredients:
3 cups Corn Chex cereal
3 cups Rice Chex cereal
3 cups Wheat Chex cereal
3 cups Cheerios cereal
3 cups pretzel sticks
1 can mixed nuts
1 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
2 tablespoons Worcestershire […]

By |August 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Easy Back-to-School Snack: Crock Pot Chex Mix

How to Establish Family Devotional Time

One of the best ways to grow closer as a family and toward God is to engage in regular family devotions. This is special time set aside to explore God’s Word together and discuss how it applies to your lives. Here are some tips for establishing an effective family devotional routine.

Mark your calendars. Decide on […]

By |August 19th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Establish Family Devotional Time

Helping Your Daughter Make New Friends at School

Each new school year is a fresh opportunity to strengthen old friendships and develop new ones. Whether your child attends school with familiar faces or is entering a new school where she knows no one, a few key tips from Mom and Dad can help guide her toward making friends wisely.

Be kind. One of the […]

By |August 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Helping Your Daughter Make New Friends at School

Three Important Back-to-School Prayers

As the kids head back to school, it’s important to cover them in prayer. But not just your own kids—consider these three groups of people who also need your prayers this time of year.

Teachers—God bless the men and women who rise every day to face a classroom filled with tweens who may or may not […]

By |August 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Three Important Back-to-School Prayers

Preparing Your Tween to Go Back to School

Where did the summer go? Over the next few weeks, families across the country will be gearing up for back to school. This transition can be both exciting and stressful for tweens and parents alike. Here are some tips for helping your daughter ease into the new routine.

Schedule routine medical, eye, and dentist appointments before […]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Preparing Your Tween to Go Back to School

Five Scriptures to Encourage Your Tween’s Heart

Tween girls need a lot of encouragement. As they mature from little girls into lovely ladies, they will face plenty of doubts and worldly influences that might cause them to question their value. But God’s Word is “the sword of the Spirit” (Ephesians 6:17). It can cut through any discouragement and lead us toward victory.

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By |July 15th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Five Scriptures to Encourage Your Tween’s Heart

Campfire Banana Boats

Here is a fun and decadent treat to enjoy over a summer campfire. Gather the family, bring plenty of spoons, and enjoy telling stories and jokes as you dig into these delicious campfire banana boats—an instant family favorite!

Ingredients:
Bananas (one per serving)
Peanut butter (or peanut butter / butterscotch chips)
Chocolate chips
Marshmallows

Leave the banana in the peel and […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Campfire Banana Boats

Ten Ways to Keep Your Tween Reading During the Summer

School might be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean reading needs to take a break. In fact, summer is a great time to catch up on as much reading as possible! Here are ten ways to keep your tween reading this summer.

1. Buy books for her to read. Books make great surprise gifts, plus—bonus—you’ll […]

By |June 17th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Ten Ways to Keep Your Tween Reading During the Summer