PL Category: Children

KidZone Scripture Verses: Oct 27-Nov 10

JK/SK Oct 27 – Hall of Fame – Joshua Focus: We can obey God and serve Him. Memory Verse: “We will serve the Lord our God. We will obey Him.” Joshua 24:24 Nov 3 – David Focus: God is always with us. Memory Verse: “Be strong and courageous…for the Lord your God will be with…

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Kids: Defeating Loneliness as a Paren,t Part Two

This month we have been talking about an issue that many parents experience. Many of you feel isolated and lonely. If that is you, you are not alone. Earlier in the month, we sent out an encouragement video. If you missed it, click here… https://vimeo.com/parentministry/review/360695361/901c0db57f You may watch the video and your thoughts race when…

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Preschool: Playing the Comparison Game, Part Two

Have you ever had one of those days when you just barely make it out the door? House is a wreck, you haven’t had a shower today and the kids are already fighting. Your parenting self esteem has already taken a hit when you run into that family. You know the one: they look like…

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babyZone: Q&A – How Do I Develop Rules for My Toddler?

Q) How do I develop rules for my toddler? A) It’s easy to find oneself saying, “No!” to nearly everything a toddler does! But rather than fall into a “no” pattern that makes little sense to your child and creates constant irritation for you, take some time to determine what your essential house rules should…

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Kids: Defeating Loneliness as a Parent, Part One

We want to help parents be as healthy as possible because emotionally and spiritually healthy moms and dads make better parents. This month we want to address an issue many of you face daily… Many days you are lonely. You probably don’t know who to talk to about this. You probably feel guilty for feeling…

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Preschool: Playing the Comparison Game, Part One

Being a parent is hard work and sometimes we wonder if we are doing a good job? We hear about other families, other people’s kids and it can be easy for doubt to creep in. Comparing ourselves to others is natural and depending on the situation can either make you feel like parent of the…

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babyZone: Jesus Loves Children

“Jesus loves the children.” (See Mark 10:16.) This month you will help your child: develop an awareness of the name of Jesus and associate Him with being loved; Devotional for Parents: What does it mean to become like a child? How can an adult humble him- or herself to be childlike? These questions must have…

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KidZone Scripture Verses: Sep 22-Oct 6

JK/SK Sept 22 – Joseph Gets a Coat Focus: God is always with us. Verse: “God was with Joseph and things went very well with him.” Genesis 39:2 Sept 29 – Joseph Goes to Jail Focus: God is always with us. Verse: “God was with Joseph and things went well with him.” Genesis 39:2 Oct…

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Kids: How to Plan Intentional Spiritual Moments During a Busy School Year, Part Two

All parents desire to invest in their child’s life spiritually, but very few know how to make it happen at the speed of life they experience every day. Parenting often devolves into survival. This month we wanted to help you think about how to schedule power spiritual moments into the school year. To learn how…

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KidZone Scripture Verses: Sep 15-29

JK/SK Sept 15 – Noah Focus: Children will learn that God is always just and fair and therefore is always does what is right. Verse: “This is love for God; to obey His commands.” 1 John 5:3 Sept 22 – Joseph Gets a Coat Focus: God is always with us. Verse: “God was with Joseph…

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