Teaching discernment in the digital age

It seems like yesterday when the Lord blessed my husband and…
2017/05/08/by Nicole Balza

Guiding children as they use the Internet

How many parents would take their two-year-olds to the pool for…
2017/05/04/by Nicole Balza

Online safety resources

Safety Sites
Google has a great collection of informational…
2017/05/04/by Nicole Balza

Being authentic about sin and grace

No effort is more worthwhile than raising our children to love…
2017/03/30/by Nicole Balza

Using law and gospel in everyday situations

What a privilege it is for us as parents to use God’s law and…
2017/03/30/by Nicole Balza

Shaping responsible behavior takes time

Shaping responsible, Christ-like behavior in children takes time.

2017/03/06/by Nicole Balza

“Response-able” kids

"The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul's message" (Acts…
2017/03/06/by Nicole Balza

Helping our kids find role models

When I was a kid, I adored Olivia Newton-John’s character,…
2017/02/03/by Nicole Balza

Cherishing positive role models

As parents, I think we can all agree with the importance of Proverbs…
2017/02/03/by Nicole Balza

Use TACT to identify role models

Helping our kids develop discernment about the people they emulate…
2017/02/03/by Nicole Balza

Helpful strategies for worshiping with children

Jesus said in Luke 18, “Let the little children come to me,…
2017/01/01/by Nicole Balza

Children belong in church—mostly

Twenty years ago I wrote a column for Forward in Christ magazine…
2017/01/01/by Nicole Balza
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