Articles by Nadia Swearingen-Friesen

DateTitle
2018-12-16 Spiritual Intimacy: Immanuel Today
2018-12-12 Holiday Parties and Kids: Balancing Needs at Christmas Time
2018-12-09 Family Traditions: Christmas Trees and Emmanuel
2018-12-07 Blended Families and Holidays
2018-11-20 Teaching Our Children to Marvel
2018-11-18 Choosing to Model Joy
2018-10-17 Kids and Chores
2018-07-25 Being Present with Our Kids
2018-07-08 Life Lessons from My Child
2018-06-27 When Our Children Struggle
2018-06-21 Summer Goals: Time to Focus
2018-06-18 Cultivating Our Kids
2018-06-11 A Parent's Job
2018-05-10 Mom Wars
2018-04-26 Cultivating Rest as a Family
2018-04-16 Spiritual Formation: Springing to Life
2018-04-08 Teaching Children Not to Hit
2018-03-26 Speaking the Truth in Love
2017-12-30 A Brand New Year for Families: How Will You Be Changed?
2017-11-20 Preparing for the Holidays
2017-10-05 Cultivating Gratitude
2017-08-10 Family Time and Dirty Feet
2017-08-07 Helping Children See God: His Hand in Creation
2017-08-03 Connecting Children to God’s Story
2017-07-31 Sharing Life with Grandparents
2017-07-27 Busy Weekends and Observing the Sabbath
2017-07-24 Kid's Summertime Media Use
2017-06-19 Parenting: Seeking Advice, Finding Wisdom
2017-06-15 Teaching Our Children
2017-06-08 Letting Go: I Drove My Boy to Camp
2017-06-01 Creative Family Worship
2017-05-25 Christian Parenting: The Tale Your Life Will Tell
2017-05-11 Disciplining Your Child and Making a Difference
2017-05-01 On the Parent Playground: Community or Comfort Zone?
2017-04-27 Trusting God with Our Children
2017-04-10 Go Outside: Engaging Children in Creation
2017-04-06 Engaging Our Children in Faith
2017-03-09 Christian Parenting: A God Who Longs to Draw Close
2017-01-30 Evaluating our Schedule and Choosing to Cut Back
2017-01-02 Parenting Through Exhaustion
2016-11-21 Teaching Obedience
2015-12-10 Seven Steps to Planning for a Counter-Cultural Christmas
2015-11-30 Advent Hope
2015-09-17 Equip Children for Learning Success
2015-09-03 Fostering Independence in Teens: A Gift Before They Go
2015-06-15 Building God's Kingdom Through Mundane Parenting Tasks
2015-04-02 Easter Grace: Seize the Teaching Opportunity
2015-01-05 Carrying Advent into the New Year
2015-01-03 Spiritual Formation: Beginning with Babies
2014-12-22 Bringing Meaning to Advent
2014-12-11 Connecting with Grandparents: Blessed by Investment
2014-12-01 Help for Parents: Persevering Through Challenges
2014-11-05 Wants vs. Needs: The Entitlement Trap
2014-10-26 When I Don't Know How to Pray
2014-10-16 A Christian Parent’s Response to Authority
2014-08-12 Back to School: Summer Closure
2014-07-31 Kids and the Cool Factor
2014-07-16 The Consistency of Revolutionary Parenting
2014-07-15 Revolutionary Parenting: Raising a Spiritual Champion
2014-06-18 Making Summer Memories: Day Trips Together
2014-06-13 Making Summer Memories: Family Campfires
2014-06-06 Making Summer Memories: Time to Play Outside
2014-05-28 Finding God in the Garden
2014-05-22 Year End Traditions: Saying Thank You to our Teachers
2014-05-15 Summer Planning: Making the Most of Down Time
2014-05-06 Balancing Technology Use
2014-04-22 Balancing Technology in the Family
2014-04-17 Spiritual Nurturing: Resurrection Still
2014-03-18 What’s a Parent To Do: How to Get Kids to Obey
2014-03-18 Standing Firm in Faith: Facing Fear
2014-03-12 Finding the Patience to Parent: Giving the Gift that was Given to Me
2014-03-03 Releasing Discontent
2014-02-24 Christian Parenting: Using Daily Devotions to Nourish Faith
2014-02-13 How Can I Be a Better Parent Than Mine Were?
2014-01-16 Parenting: Fostering Sibling Connections
2014-01-07 Finding Parenting Perspective: Long Days of Parenting
2013-12-17 Restoring the Holy in the Holiday
2013-12-11 Parenting: Never Give Up
2013-12-09 Parenting: Fostering Compassion with an Offering of Coins
2013-12-03 Christian Parenting: Fans or Followers?
2013-11-27 Parenting: Thankfulness in Action
2013-11-21 Parenting: It All Matters
2013-11-11 Preparing for the Holidays with Thanksgiving
2013-11-07 Nurturing Faith and Baking Cookies
2013-11-03 Friends and Bullies: What Must Parents Do?
2013-10-29 What Parents Can Offer on a Very Bad Day
2013-10-22 Parenting Teens: First Time Driver
2013-10-20 Teaching about God through Apples
2013-10-14 Wonderfully Made: Your Child and You
2013-10-08 There’s no App for That: Raising our Children in Faith
2013-10-01 Sibling Rivalry: Embracing the Gift of One Another
2013-09-12 Parenting Teens: Don't Lose Hope
2013-08-27 Adoption Questions We Wish We Weren’t Asked
2013-05-20 Parenting: Inviting Picky Eaters to God's table
2012-10-25 Protecting Our Kids and Learning to Stand
2012-09-24 Making More Than a Lunch for School
2012-09-19 Navigating Team Sports and Cheering Them On
2012-09-12 Family Traditions-Apple Picking and Memory Making
2012-08-29 Learning to Love School
2012-08-23 The Beginning of School: Time to Start Anew
2012-08-09 Nurturing Faith: Letting Your Children Go
2012-07-19 Teenagers and Attitude
2012-07-12 The Change Our Babies Bring
2012-06-13 Praying For Our Children
2012-05-31 Parenting Choices: Punishment or Discipline?
2012-05-25 Releasing Criticism, Teaching Discernment
2012-05-24 Nurturing Faith: Knowing His Word or Knowing Him?
2012-05-23 Dreaming of Summer: Embracing Downtime
2012-05-15 Not What We Dreamed
2012-05-10 Fostering Language Development at Home
2012-05-07 Letting the Crazy Play Out
2012-05-01 Teaching Compassion
2012-04-29 TV as a Parenting Tool?
2012-04-25 Raising a Reader
2012-04-24 Staying Home and the Gift of Time
2012-04-23 Electronics: Time to Reduce
2012-04-09 Using Stories to Get Children to Bed
2012-04-08 Crying Babies and Taking a Breath
2012-04-01 Parenting Teens: Turning 13 Did Not Change That
2012-03-28 Worth the Drive