Is preschool right for my child?

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas I took the advice of friends and enrolled our 3-year-old daughter in preschool with their children, but now I’m having doubts about the decision. Is it really that important for a child to have this “jump” before entering kindergarten? I’m not even sure this is the right preschool […]

Mistakes or opportunities?

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas A couple we know have perfect children—or so it seems to us. Unlike our kids, their kids rarely get into trouble and always do what their parents say. Where did we go wrong?   Let’s begin by acknowledging no child is perfect regardless of how it may appear […]

Stop bullying

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas My son has been bullied at middle school and now it’s happening at church. I’ve talked to other parents and learned that some of their children have been targeted by the same bully. I’ve brought it to the attention of our youth minister, but nothing has been done. […]

Mistaken behavior

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas I’ve heard other parents say their kids were driving them crazy. I never thought I’d say that, but now I’m starting to think it. I’m frustrated with my kids’ misbehavior. How can I keep from becoming a nagging parent?   Understanding the difference between misbehavior and mistaken behavior […]

Before you begin a family ministry

Home Life by Bev and Phil Haas Our church is looking at the possibility of beginning a family ministry. We’ve put together a team of people who are in the “thinking about it” stage. What are your thoughts on our next step?   There’s a proven process outlined by Charles Sell in his classic textbook, […]