** The following article was copied from www.theparentcue.org. Any of these sound familiar? Dad, can I ride my skateboard down the driveway and into the street? Mom, can we jump off the roof into the pool? Mom, can I slide down the banister? Dad, can I jump on that beehive right there? When you hear […]
About Chris Sasser
Chris serves as the Pastor of Family Ministries at Port City Community Church. He is passionate about helping parents lead and encourage their kid sin their faith in Jesus.
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** The following article was copied from www.allprodad.com. Recently, I wrote about Why Are Your Kids Texting Not Talking? In this post, I’d like to look at some important steps you can take to improve communication between you and your child or grandchild and get beyond texting to actual talking and relationship building. Improve communication between you […]
** The following article was copied from www.crosswalk.com. “Just one more level!” they plead. Late night, playing video games with friends, it seems they’ve been on for hours. You know where your kids are. But do you know what they’re playing? Many of us grew up playing video games. But we’ve come a long way […]
** The following article was copied from theparentcue.org. Before we had children, a friend once told us that, “Kids simultaneously ruin your life and make it awesome.” Now, as the parents of a one-year-old and a three-year-old, we ruefully refer to this comment on a regular basis. It’s the truth of our story right now. […]
** The following article was copied from www.orangeblogs.org. 11, 12, 13. These are the awkward years. You remember, right? Greasy hair, frizzy hair, don’t care. Weight gain and weight loss. You feel like an adult but everyone treats you like a kid. Life for a middle schooler is rough. Forget trying to figure out who […]
** The following article is copied from www.thegospelcoalition.com. In our new parenting book, Equipping for Life, written primarily for young new or aspiring parents, we set forth three important aspects of parenting (we call them the 3 “Rs” of parenting): realism, relationship, and responsibility. While young couples often start out their parenting adventure with a […]
** The following article was copied from family life.com. Feeling passionate about parenting? If you’d genuinely like a shot in the arm for your parenting, perhaps these questions can get you started. But remember: Their effectiveness is proportionate to your level of honesty, humility, and most of all, dependence on God’s power to make His […]
** The following article was copied form theparentcue.org. Picture it. Family movie night. You’ve just popped an industrial-size bowl full of popcorn. You’ve got a mug of hot chocolate for each kid, with exactly 13 mini marshmallows each. Everyone’s snuggling under blankets and settling in for some much-needed R&R. Then, the big question . . […]
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** The following article was copied from www.allprodad.com. Most dads think of Father’s Day one-dimensionally. We tend to look forward to kicking back, enjoying a few guilt-free hours watching the US Open on television. A Father’s Day gift guide might include a nice card or two, a needless tie, and maybe a day-off when it […]