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How to Ruin Your Kid for Life

How to Ruin Your Kid for Life

Ten ways to ensure that your child will not succeed. 1. Give your kid everything he wants. Don’t deny what will truly make him happy. Overvalue money and things in his eyes. 2. Dress your child in designer clothes, no matter the cost. Show her that her outward appearance matters most of all. 3. Place your child’s needs over those of your spouse. If she cries, run to her immediately. If she interrupts, give her your full attention. 4. Entertain your child…

How to Mother With Justice and Mercy

How to Mother With Justice and Mercy

A Gentle Approach can Help Kids Want to Do What is Right “Mom, can I go outside and play soccer?” my son, Joey, hollered as he walked down the stairs. “Did you finish folding your laundry?” “Of course!” He flashed me a big smile as he walked out the door. Awhile later I went upstairs in search of my laundry basket, only to find it stuffed in Joey’s closet — full of wrinkled clothes. I was livid.…

💉 Severe Flu Epidemic Jams Emergency Rooms Across the US as Death Toll Begins to Rise

💉 Severe Flu Epidemic Jams Emergency Rooms Across the US as Death Toll Begins to Rise

SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE FALLEN SICK WITH INFLUENZA IN CALIFORNIA THAT PHARMACIES HAVE RUN OUT OF FLU MEDICINES, EMERGENCY ROOMS ARE PACKED, AND THE DEATH TOLL IS RISING HIGHER THAN IN PREVIOUS YEARS. NTEB EDITOR’S NOTE: Influenza is especially deadly this year as cases of the flu and related deaths have skyrocketed this winter. But please think long and hard before you going running off to your local grocery store pharmacy to get a flu shot. Many people who have…

🍷 Alcohol: The Great Deceiver

🍷 Alcohol: The Great Deceiver

“Woe unto him that giveth his neighbor drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken.” —Habakkuk 2:15 There are many passages in the Word of God, such as the above reference, that are timeless principles. While the alcohol industry goes to great lengths to get people to believe that drinking is a harmless way to have a good time, the facts are otherwise. It is very careful never to advertise the alcoholic who is…

5 Things All Moms of Young Children Need to Hear

5 Things All Moms of Young Children Need to Hear

Here are some things I wish I could go back and tell myself when I was a brand new mom. When we celebrated my oldest daughter’s 10th birthday, it got me thinking a lot about what I’d learned over my 10 years as a mom. It also made me contemplate what I wish I could go back and tell my then 23-year-old self. There’s so much I could say. So much I’ve learned. So much I wish…

25 Things a Dad Should Teach a Boy

25 Things a Dad Should Teach a Boy

Use this helpful list as a springboard for spending quality time with your sons. “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” (Proverbs 22:6). Before the industrial revolution, it was common for men to spend much of their day in the company of their sons—either on the family farm or in the family business. In those settings, dads could teach their sons practical lessons…

🥗 🍲 65 Easy, Quick, & Cheap PALEO Recipes For You & Your Family!

🥗 🍲 65 Easy, Quick, & Cheap PALEO Recipes For You & Your Family!

“Having Trouble STICKING with the Paleo Diet?” Imagine seeing and feeling more positive changes in your body and health than most people see in years of other “diets”? It happens all the time… Because you’re finally getting all the vitamins, minerals, protein, fats and low GI carbohydrates that maintain the health of every organ in our body. There’s only one little problem… Why Most People Fail to STAY On the Paleo Diet Now, given the amazing results…

Stop Planned Parenthood Harvesting and Selling Babies’ Organs [Sign Now]

Stop Planned Parenthood Harvesting and Selling Babies’ Organs [Sign Now]

Planned Parenthood is harvesting body parts from butchered babies. The largest abortion business in America is murdering unborn children, and then selling their organs. Sign the Petition! It’s startling and disgusting in scope. A senior Planned Parenthood abortionist was just caught on camera detailing how they “crush” the baby, altering the abortion procedure, so they are “very good at getting heart, lung, liver.” Then they sell the babies’ organs so it “doesn’t look like they’re making money.”…

Teaching Your Children To Have ‘A Heart That Follows God’

Teaching Your Children To Have ‘A Heart That Follows God’

Here’s a ‘game’ I developed to help my kids understand spiritual priorities as they begin to face the pressures and temptations of their world. My 6-year-old daughter looks like Shirley Temple—she has naturally highlighted ringlets all over her head, sweet dimples, and big brown eyes that shine with every smile. And right now, she has the upbeat personality to match her face and hair. But she hears how beautiful she is all the time. Of course, I…

40 Lessons We Should Teach Our Children

40 Lessons We Should Teach Our Children

Here’s a list of values and character traits that will help you focus on biblical priorities in your parenting. We will never forget that incredible moment when our daughter Ashley was born. The doctor cleaned her up and handed her to us. Dennis recalls that he wanted to blurt out, “Thanks for the gift, but where are the instructions?” When we started out, we had a few ideas of what it meant to be parents and raise children. Two…

New Texas Adoption Law Viewed as Major Victory for Religious Freedom

New Texas Adoption Law Viewed as Major Victory for Religious Freedom

When it comes to adoption, putting children with same-sex couples often leads to a fierce debate. A lesbian couple in Michigan is suing the state after two Christian adoption agencies turned them away because they are gay. “I’m very lucky to have very supportive friends and family and I work in a very supportive environment,” said Kristy Dumont. “I really have not faced any discrimination over being gay so calling the agencies and being told that it’s…

50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Loved and Valued

50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Loved and Valued

A list for parents who want their children to know their love and God’s love. 1. I’m proud of you. And even if you weren’t so fantastic, I’d still be proud. 2. I believe you. 3. The way you _____ is such a perfect addition for our family. God knew just what we needed when He gave us you. 4. I know you and I haven’t been seeing eye-to-eye lately. But I want to let you know…

Do Ever Feel Like You Are Ruining Your Kids?

Do Ever Feel Like You Are Ruining Your Kids?

One of the hardest things about raising young children is that we feel we’re making no progress. “Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). “I’m the worst mother in the world. I think I’m ruining my kids,” I exclaimed as tears began to cloud my vision. Once again “Miz Edith,” my elderly next-door neighbor, wrapped her arms around me and replied, “Susan, you are not the…

Angry Feminists in Ireland Harassed and Tried to Silence Rape Victims

Angry Feminists in Ireland Harassed and Tried to Silence Rape Victims

It’s been obvious for decades that if a woman is still living inside of her mother’s womb, the feminist movement considers her as a worthy sacrifice for their cause. The sexual revolution’s agenda takes precedence over human life, after all. Silencing voices speaking for unborn females is an integral part of the feminist playbook. Apparently, that tactic extends to allowing men to silence and shame women who were born as the result of rape. “For You formed my inward parts; You…

If You Want to Tame Your Child’s Tongue, Start With Your Own

If You Want to Tame Your Child’s Tongue, Start With Your Own

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is speech that edifies and builds others up. Like it or not, children want to be just like their parents. If I want my son or daughter to be respectful of their elders, speak with kindness, and think before they speak, then I must learn to be a good example. The tongue isn’t easy to tame. But there are things we can do to help keep the tongue…

Teaching Our Children to Value All People

Teaching Our Children to Value All People

Christians share a common identity in Christ, which takes precedence over ethnicity and every other difference that tends to divide us. A story recently circulated on social media about a little girl and a doll. After selecting a doll and taking it to the front of the toy store to pay, the cashier asked the girl if she was sure that was really the doll she wanted. The little girl responded with an emphatic “yes!” The cashier…

🌎🍼 Why My Family Loved the Creation Museum

🌎🍼 Why My Family Loved the Creation Museum

Here are five reasons my family loved the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter and why you should take your family there, too. By Sabrina Beasley McDonald Science has become a god in our society. People depend on science to pursue everlasting life, save the planet from doom, and explain our reason for existence. Sadly, even many Christians trust and know more about science than they do the Bible. And when there is a difference in the teachings…