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I read this post on rape, some days ago and it got me thinking about the roles parents, mothers and fathers, have played or have to play in the lives of their daughters and sons who get raped. 822 more words


Having a baby, or Fight or Flight

Before anyone jumps to any conclusions, that “having” is a past tense version of having. It is a most definitely “we had” and not “we are having”. 711 more words


5 Reasons Church Should Not Be the Primary Place Where Children Learn About God

I agree with those who suggest that a vibrant children’s ministry is one of the five core programs essential to a healthy church or church plant.   283 more words


Nurture by numbers: an inexpert view of children

Before I get underway, let me say that my childhood shouldn’t be taken as typical for every Australian kid of my generation. I’ll also admit that times have changed since I was fighting against becoming a grown-up. 1,940 more words

To "Slap" or not to slap? NBC's miniseries dares to ask

Two decades ago, Hillary Clinton suggested that it takes a village to raise a child. Thursday night, NBC asked if you can put limits on the village. 402 more words


Giving a Child Space

Everybody needs some space now and again. I execute this in two ways when caring for children.

1. Independent Play. I allot a time in the day for each person to do seperate activites. 204 more words


Walk Slowly

Begin walking with your child, not dragging them behind you. Children have small legs that don’t move very fast. Walk slow. See how life looks at that pace. 22 more words