If you have a nagging feeling that technology is negatively influencing your children, you’re not alone. As you evaluate the effects of technology on your family, it’s important to start with yourself and your own habits. As parents, we have to model the behavior we expect from our children, even with our cell phones and […]
A young mother recently asked me , “Do you have any advice for how to find time to reflect?” I could guess where she was coming from—a home where reflection is a product of a bygone era, where setting the alarm for an early morning “quiet time” only means the children will wake up earlier, […]
Amy Julia Becker, mother of three young children, is the author of Small Talk: Learning from my Children about What Matters Most (Zondervan). To order a copy, go to resources.
If we really want to learn someone’s story, sitting down at the table, breaking bread together, is the best way to start. At the family table we make memories and learn things we don’t learn anywhere else. The most important thing anyone can do to strengthen our families and reproduce the faith in our kids […]
Adapted from From Tablet to Table by Leonard Sweet copyright 2014. Used by permission of Navpress, represented by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. To order a copy, go to Resources.