We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Posts in the "Teaching Values" category:
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
It’s so fun to see our kids’ excitement when they’re opening gifts. But it’s oh-so beautiful to see our kids delight as they GIVE gifts. Here are some simple ways to help your kids get excited about giving.
Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
What does it mean to be “cool”? What message should we be sending our children?
This 7-minute TV interview with Power of Families Director Saren Loosli offers easy but meaningful ways to help your children embrace the values of hard work, love, and kindness.
In this week’s episode, NYT #1 Bestselling Authors Richard and Linda Eyre offer simple ways that we can proactively teach our children about honesty, kindness, respect and other values/character traits that will bring them happiness and success.
Are your children shocked by the consequences of their actions? Try this simple system to help them connect their choices with the consequences they experience.