Author Archives: Ramona Vincent

How to Spiritually Prepare Your Family for The New Year

How to Spiritually Prepare Your Family for The New Year

How does your family prepare for the transition from one year to the next? One of my favorite traditions is to gather our family and recall how God has shaped our lives during the past 12 months. During this hallowed time, we discuss where we’ve been, share our hopes and dreams, and prayerfully consider where

It’s Never Too Soon To Share Jesus With Our Kids

6 Over the course of our lives we may hold different jobs and fulfill many different roles, but the Bible makes one thing clear: the moment we become parents, raising children who know and love the Lord becomes our most important mission in life. Start children off on the way they should go, and even when

How To Create A Safe And Nurturing Bedtime Ritual For Your Kids

Do you find it easy to fill your kids’ non-school hours and days with stimulating social, intellectual and recreational activities but challenging to get them to wind down at the end of a long day? If so, you’re in good company. As many parents discover, children are experts at finding creative ways to resist going

How Love Can Transform Our Children’s Lives

When it comes to parenting, most of us regard Proverbs 22:6 as our primary parental mission statement from God: Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. This means that during children’s formative years, we make it a priority to pass down

Why Our Morning Routines Matter to God

I am not a morning person by nature. Like many moms, there are plenty of days when I’d rather lounge in bed instead of rising, shining, and greeting my family with a healthy breakfast and a sunny smile. But I’ve learned that if we want to be the women that God calls us to be,

Find real superheros for your kids!

Raise A Real Superhero – Take the Ultimate Superhero Challenge!

Raise A Real Superhero – Take the Ultimate Superhero Challenge!   As a few friends recently gathered around my table for some morning “mom” time, we began sharing stories about what was happening in our children’s lives. One concern we all shared – regardless of whether our kids were toddlers or teens – was just

What Parents Need to Know About Bullying

What Parents Need to Know About Bullying   Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. – Matthew 5:11   Chloe Howard, an articulate teenager who was assaulted by a classmate during her freshman year of high school because she was born

How Do We Teach Our Children About Angels?

When I was a little girl, I was terrified of the dark. No matter how tired I was, when bedtime came, I did my best to stay awake because I was afraid of the things that lurked in the darkness. Although Mom made sure my bed was warm and cozy and filled with all of my

Tips For Bible Journaling With Our Teenagers

When our children are young, training them in the way they should go is relatively easy (Proverbs 22:6), but as they enter their teen years, guiding them becomes an increasingly challenging process. As parents, we often find ourselves wondering: How do we continue to develop the firm foundation of faith that we’ve already instilled in

Why We Should Praise and Worship God With Our Kids

I come from a family who loves to sing, praise, and worship God. Some of our fondest family memories include worshiping God individually in the privacy of our home, lifting our voices up to God with one another and with our church family and, at times, leading others in worship. During times of trouble, we’ve

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