PL Category: Children

Kids: Family Rules for Sleepovers, Part One:

Here is your monthly encouragement from our ministry to your home. We continue to seek to find ways to provide you with simple resources and quick helps. We know raising children is a blessing from God and a huge responsibility. That is why each month we love being able to offer you our “Online Parenting…

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Preschool: Picky Eaters, Part One

Who likes brussel sprouts? Bread crusts? Soggy cereal? Not your preschooler, I bet! Dealing with a picky eater can be challenging to the point of I-want-to-pull-my-hair-out frustration. But don’t worry, there is hope and help to be had. The video for this lesson addresses the issue of preschoolers who are picky eaters. No, there’s no…

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babyZone: God Made Me

“God made me.” (See Job 33:4) This month we will help your child: Enjoy success in using the body God made for him or her. Begin to develop an awareness that God made his or her body.   Little Activities for Little People: While your baby is learning to walk, he or she needs lots…

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Kids: Moms and Sons, Part Two

How is your relationship with your son? Is it going well, or are you finding it harder to connect to their heart as they are growing older? This month’s Online Parenting Class is for you! It is about 5 steps to connecting/reconnecting to your son’s heart! Investing intentional time and doing intentional things with your…

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Preschool: Understanding Your Child’s Fear of the Dark, Part Two

Everyone, from the youngest child to the oldest adult, experiences anxieties and fears at one time or another. Feeling anxious in a particularly uncomfortable situation never feels very good. However, with children, such feelings are not only normal, they are also necessary. Dealing with anxieties can prepare young children to handle the unsettling experiences and…

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babyZone: Laying the Foundation

“God cares about you.” (See 1 Peter 5:7) There is no more appropriate place for a child to learn trust than in your family! Such security becomes the basis for learning to trust God and beginning to feel His love. Make sure your child understands that your home is safe and that the people there…

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KidZone Scripture Verses: Jun 16-23

JK-SK June 16 – Barnabas Encourages Others Focus: God wants us to encourage others. Memory Verse: “Encourage one another.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 June 23 – Peter’s Vision – The Gospel is for Everyone Focus: God wants everyone to know the good news of peace and salvation. We can share the gospel with anybody, no matter…

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Kids: Moms and Sons, Part One

If you are receiving this and you are a mom, this is especially for you. Dads, you are welcome to listen in too because next month we will be writing to you. This month’s Online Parenting Class is a special one because it is all about mother-son relationships. We think all of you moms are…

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Preschool: Understanding Your Child’s Fear of the Dark, Part One

Never fails: After an exhausting day at work, you are getting your child ready for bed and gently tucked in. You lean down to kiss his forehead softly and turn away to close the bedroom door. On your way out you flick the switch to his lamp off. Suddenly, there is uncontrollable sobbing and your…

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babyZone: God Cares for Me

“God cares about you.” (See 1 Peter 5:7) Do the following activities with your child to help your child associate God with the loving care experienced at church. Little Activities for Little People: Hold your baby on your lap and sit facing a mirror. Wave your hand. Watch to see if your baby imitates your…

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