Parenting Helps

Helpful Hints for Parents Make your home the brightest and most attractive place on earth. Let your child invite friends to your home and table so that he/she had rather be there than any...

Tips for the Home

Nine out of Ten Understandably, many families must utilize the services of a day care center, but some Americans use such centers merely to increase their buying power by putting both parents in the workforce....

Parenting Tips

Ten Things for Which a Parent Will Never Be Sorry For doing your level best even when discouraged. For hearing before judging in family quarrels. For thinking before speaking when emotionally upset. For not...

All This for a “Dollar an Hour”

The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But...

Helping Widows

Concern for the underprivileged and vulnerable has always mattered to God. Three such categories in every society in every generation are immigrants (strangers), orphans, and widows. This study pertains to the third group. Under Old...

Train Up a Child . . .

A Shakespeare Who Couldn't Read? William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death, every school student still studies his life and works. However, when Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith,...

Harry Truman’s Mother

Someone once said to Harry Truman’s mother, “Mrs. Truman, you must be very proud that a son of yours is in the White House.” She responded, “Well, yes, but I have another son who lives...

Family Matters

The Family The family is like a book— The children are the leaves, The parents are the covers That protecting beauty gives. At first the pages of the book Are blank and purely fair, But time soon writes memories And paints pictures...

Family Values

Little Children Little ears are listening; Little minds run wild; Trying to be like Mom or Dad, Comes natural for a child. They want to do the things you do, And say the things you say; They’re watching and they’re listening, Even...

A Mom’s Worth

An article in Forbes asks, “Think you can put a price on motherhood?”