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When Kids Want to Fight

This Parenting Tip comes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  It was published on October 20, 2016.  As you consider your kids remember the words that God said to Samuel in 1 Samuel 16, “Man looks at the outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart.” When Kids Want to Fight When children…

Teaching Children About Anger

Teaching Children About Anger Anger is a common problem in family life, especially among siblings. Although it’s very frustrating for parents, a wise mom or dad can use anger episodes to teach kids some valuable lessons about anger control and dealing with emotions. First, empathize with your child about the offense. “I can see why…

Stop the Intensity in Conflict

Stop the Intensity in Conflict Sometimes a child’s stubbornness or defiance is obvious. In those moments, stop dealing with the issue at hand and talk about the process of how you’re relating. “I can tell you’re upset and it’s not good for us to continue until you settle down. I’d like you to take a…

Recognizing Foolishness

As you consider your kids remember the words that God said to Samuel in 1 Samuel 16, “Man looks at the outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart.” One of the greatest sources of sibling conflict is foolishness. Children often don’t recognize the future consequences of their present actions. Billy trips his younger…

More About Privilege and Responsibility

This parenting tip is from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Click on the link to learn more about the National Center for Biblical Parenting. More About Privilege and Responsibility The idea of responsibility and privilege going together is very important for teens. It’s amazing that parents sometimes move too quickly to give their children…

View Your Family As A Team

This Parenting Tip  comes from the National Center for Biblical Parenting.  Click on the link to learn more. View Your Family As a Team A sense of teamwork exists in a healthy family. In unhealthy families individuals focus on themselves rather than the good of others, resulting in divisiveness and competition. The Bible gives illustrations…

Parenting Tip — Honor

One of the roadblocks to sibling harmony is selfishness. Children want to be first or best. Teaching kids to serve others is an important way for them to learn honor. A servant gives more than half, considers others’ needs, and looks for ways to benefit those around him. Children who learn to be servants make…