The Story-formed life – how reading develops your child’s moral imagination

So, firstly, many apologies for radio silence. I have no idea how people blog in the school holidays. Or through family birthday seasons. None. But I did get some good reading in while we were in Devon for Easter and … Continued

Favourite Christmas books for kids

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Advent, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get excited about Christmas! One of our most-anticipated Advent family traditions is getting out a special collection of favourite Christmas books that only come out in December. … Continued

Great children’s bibles

I love the Word of God. It can be challenging, frustrating, confusing, even boring sometimes (sorry, but I can only take so many genealogies, although I appreciate their significance!). But the Bible also surprises, encourages,uplifts, teaches, comforts…CHANGES us! And the … Continued

Doing “church” on holiday – at home!

Last week, I talked about the pros and cons of going to church on holiday. This week, I thought I’d explore another option – church at home. Of course “church” is really the people who make it up but, if … Continued

Managing anger towards your kids – 9 practical tips

This post has been on my mind for a while and I didn’t want to write it. It’s not going to be pretty. There are no craft ideas and no recipes. I’m not going to have fun looking through photos … Continued