Teaching Kids the Weight of Words

Karen Ehman

Female child holding the word "Liar!" on her back, and it looks heavy.

Can the power of words be controlled? Can we teach our kids to train their tongues (and their typing!) so that their words are a force for good? Here are a few ways to help them discipline their speech.

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Who am I? Your Child's Identity

Kurt Bruner, D'Arcy Maher, Renee Gray-Wilburn, Jesse Florea, Rebecca St. James, and Marianne K. Hering

Teen staring into a mirror with words written all over it

Find age-appropriate activities and discussion questions that help your children understand what it means to be a priceless creation of God. No matter their age or stage, your children can know the One who is love and who created them to love.

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Nurturing a Servant's Heart in Kids

Henry Blackaby and Sheila Seifert

Dad squatting next to his son who is holding sports equipment

Encouraging a Christlike heart in our children starts with being authentic in our faith, modeling Christ's love and allowing our children to experience Him. Then they can respond to what He is doing in their lives.

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Summer-rific Faith Adventures

Thriving Family

Boy and dog in red wagon submarine going on an adventure with dad, who is in scuba gear

Get 32 free activity cards! Use them to explore God's Word as a family. On the back of every card is a picture. Once your family completes the activity on a card, place the card in the appropriate puzzle position. By the end of the summer, your family will have completed this adventure-themed puzzle and can search for 45 hidden objects in it!

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Is Your Teen Ready to Drive?

Joanna McGee Bradford

Teen in car with open hand to get the car key

Instead of just handing over the keys, set reasonable boundaries for your teen and evaluate your teen's driving performance until you are confident your teen can maintain good driving habits.

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Loving Your Prodigal

Jeanette Gardner Littleton

Teen girl staring moodily into space with her back against a brick wall

Parents of prodigals often feel helpless and tend to think it's because they did something wrong. But sometimes teens just rebel against anyone who gets in their way. Here's what you can do when a child goes astray.

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Michael W. Smith: Grammy Winner and Grandfather

Jeremy V. Jones

Michael W. Smith looking to his right

Michael W. Smith has been called a Grammy winner, American Music Award winner, Dove Award winner, artist of the year, songwriter of the year, producer of the year and Smitty. But his favorite title just might be G-Daddy. That's what Michael's 11 grandchildren call him.

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