COVID-19, Your Kids, Their Fear

Thom DickFeatured1 Comment

Fear was a big part of my life as a kid. When I was young and had a nightmare I could go to my parents’ room and they had a sweet sheep skin rug beside their bed that we could sleep on. (There was NO … Read More

A refuge for parents

Thom DickDevotional, Featured1 Comment

2 Samuel 22:31 (HCSB) God—His way is perfect; the word of the LORD is pure. He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him. 2 Samuel 22:31 is fast becoming one of my favourite verses in my memorization stack. I love the simplicity of the translation; His way – perfect; His word – … Read More

Teaching our children about war

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Remembrance Day is a holiday that has held increasing significance in my life as I’ve grown older. The challenge with a day like today is that it forces us to confront our beliefs about war and at every age because every kid in school comes … Read More

Helping an anxious child

Thom DickFeatured, Parenting2 Comments

I’ll be the first to admit that helping my kids when they are feeling anxious is not my strong suit. In fact I think I am a pretty poor example of what to do, that does however give me a place to start because I … Read More