What Makes a Good Parent?

Why would we tackle such a subjective word? “Good” is a word open to opinion and discussion.  “Good” can be defined very differently from person to person and situation to situation. And when you apply the word “Good” to parenting, you now find yourself on very shaky ground. What is a “Good” parent? Who says […]

Read More

How to Pray for Your Child

Written by Barbara Deatherage, Elementary Ministry Leader for Stonebriar Community Church When I think about praying for our kids as they go back to school, so many things pop into my mind. I can pray for: Good grades Good study habits Good behavior with teachers and friends Good friends But I wonder if this is […]

Read More

Learning to Like Your Kids

Written by guest author Katie Hayes, Boy Mom, Homeschooling Mom, and Public Relations Specialist   I think we can all agree that there are times when we LOVE our children, but maybe don’t LIKE our children. I won’t lie to you, it’s a bit weird to admit this in public, but I have caught myself […]

Read More

Pathway Through the Wilderness of Summer

Written by Christine Clark, Ministry Leader for Family Ministries at Stonebriar Community Church   I have heard this conversation more than once in the last couple weeks… Mom A says, “Hi Mom B, I haven’t seen you in a few weeks, how’s your summer going?” Mom B replies, “We’re making it.” Mom A nods her […]

Read More