Helping Kids Overcome Fear

"Mom, I'm scared." There are few moms and dads who haven't at least once been awakened in the middle of the night by a child's trembling plea for comfort. What's a Christ-following parent to do? How can we help our kids overcome fear? As with most aspects of raising children, there's no quick fix. But I've found these five steps to be helpful as I train my kids to … [Read more...]

A Generation of Entitled Perfectionists + Grace & Truth {Week 16}

Have you ever noticed how demanding kids can be? I suspect it hasn't always been this way. Have you ever wondered what's causing this trend toward entitlement? And perhaps more importantly, do you ever wonder how to steer your kids away from this kind of attitude? Today's featured post from Faith Along the Way shares valuable insights about these very issues. Stop by her … [Read more...]

What to REALLY Expect as a Mom

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting STC in such a tangible way. Many of you have probably read at least one of the books in the What to Expect series. From prenatal nutrition to childhood development, this series is the go-to resource of many parents when it comes to...well, what to expect! Here's my version...the cold, hard, wonderful … [Read more...]

It Will Be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change – Review and Giveaway

It Will Be Okay

Growing up brings changes (starting school, a new sibling, a new expectation).  Changes can trigger fears that are sometimes real and sometimes imagined.  As adults, it is our job to help children learn that, in the midst of change, they don’t have to be afraid.  As Christians, we also have a duty to help children to remember that God is a good God, even when life does not feel … [Read more...]

Brave Girls Bible Stories Review and Giveaway

Brave Girls Bible Stories | Review & Giveaway | Satisfaction Through Christ

Brave Girls Bible Stories from Tommy Nelson Publishers Written by: Jennifer Gerelds Illustrated by: Aleksey & Olga Ivanov This book was given to me to review by Tommy Nelson Publishers but the thoughts are my own. Some of you who have been able to get to know me through my writings and stories, may know that I have two sons.  The next question on your mind may be, … [Read more...]