kids and faith

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Jesus with Nancy Rue (and a giveaway!)

February 13, 2013
Nancy Rue

Long time Pruning Princesses readers will remember that I love to share work by Nancy Rue. (Remember Mom’s Ultimate Guide to the Tween Girl World? Or when I shared a lesson from the Buddy Book about Teaching Your Girl How to Appeal Your NO? Or Rue’s fiction book series for tween girls? Or from the […]

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What if she rejects Jesus?

November 2, 2012

Was I failing? This little girl of mine was not only refusing to ask Jesus into her heart, but she was unsure of what she believed. What 7-year-old child rejects her parents’ beliefs? Wasn’t that for the older, more turbulent years of high school and college? Don’t most kids from Jesus-following homes accept him before […]

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How to strengthen your marriage while you parent

September 4, 2012
dad coaching daughter

My husband is a natural teacher. Give him a group and a subject and he can impart knowledge and make people laugh at the same time. I think there is a wind up key inside of him and it only gets wound right before a group presentation. He is a math teacher at a community […]

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Making Faith Real for Your Girls

June 14, 2012
mother and baby

As a toddler Bird was perplexed by God’s creation. Figuring out what God made was tough.”Did God make me?” “Yes, perfectly.” “Did God make dogs?” “Yes and even their slobbery tongues.” “Did God make our house?” “No, but he gave man the brains to learn and to think and to able to make the house.” […]

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The Opportunities We Give Our Kids

May 25, 2012

I get up earlier most Fridays to flex my writing ¬†muscles with Gypsy Mama and her five minute Friday prompt. It’s the one kind of exercise I truly embrace. Join us as we write for five minutes without rewriting and without overthinking. Today’s prompt: opportunity Parents throw this word opportunity around like it defines their […]

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