Let me begin by saying, "Welcome Home". We are all home so we need to stop stressing and change our thinking and say, "I'm too blessed to be stressed!" We had no idea this would happen, but, it did. So first take a gratitude walk through your house. Mine might sound like - "I'm… Continue reading So I’m Home! Now What?
We have been inside for a while now, tempers are getting short , screaming is starting to happen, punishing, bribing, and threatening is being used to get children to do what you want. Help! If that's you, Edwina's answers to a parent's cry for help is here!! I know you love your child and… Continue reading Help!! I’m Tired Of This Already!
Bill Neely - http://www.gettingalongbetterllc.com is posting this blog with permission of Edwina Neely. During this time of duress, confusion and anxiety there may be instances where fear and anger surface, resulting in harm and even danger. I will present three items to help us better manage our own emotions and influence others to do so. … Continue reading Getting Along Better – At Home
Prayer time can be a fun time for the family. May these creative ideas be helpful! Prayer partners. Pray by twos. Hand squeeze: Hold hands in circle. Each person prays silently, and when finished you squeeze the hand you are holding. ACTS Prayer: Pray one sentence prayers following this formula: A = adoration to God, … Continue reading Creative Ideas for Prayer Time
We have brains that can store LOTS of information. When we incorporate all sensory avenues maximum learning takes place. We want our children to see, feel, hear, and apply God's Word to our lives. When teaching memory verses, here are a few ideas using a multi-sensory approach. All ages can benefit from these activities. Supplies… Continue reading Teaching the Memory Verse Using a Multisensory Approach
Your child is ready for Kindergarten when you believe he/she is ready. Stay positive and your child will feel your joy and look forward to going to school. Here are a few tips to help with readiness: Go over the schedule you will have when school starts-practice what is expected at least a week before… Continue reading Making a Smooth Transition from Preschool to Kindergarten