Parenting Archives - Seedbed

Advent is a time to join together with others to celebrate the coming of Christ’s birth.

Parenting can seem overwhelming at times. However, the good news is that we are not alone in this great task. God partners with us in the character development of children.

How do children become Christians? It is no different for children than it is for adults. It’s simple, yet deeply profound.

Children learn best by the hands-on work of play and journeying through everyday life. Marilyn Elliott shares a teachable experience she had with her kids. When their pet hamster died, she used the experience to help them understand what happens when a loved one passes away.

How can you help your students make a difference? Chasity Opphile shares ways to teach them how to fight human trafficking.

What advice would a veteran mother give to a young wife who is considering having a child? Marilyn Elliott reflects on motherhood and some of the true feelings of real mothers on Mother's Day.

Are you trying to find good songs for kids to sing? Emily Barlow shares some tips for choosing the best!

A new school year is around the corner. Traditionally, children and their parents give teachers gifts for Christmas or teacher appreciation day. But, Kathy Milans suggests a radical new approach to gift giving. Why not start the year off with the best gifts of all, not only for our children's teachers, but for our children as well?

How should I talk with kids about racism? When are they old enough? Kathy Milans shares helpful wisdom on developmental stages and how adults need to talk about and model healthy views on race and relationships.

Do you want to get the most you can out of this Lenten season? Winfield Bevins shares 10 ways to make Lent come to life for your family discipleship.