Category: parenting

Fearless Parenting

Would you describe yourself as a fearless parent? I can say that if anything, parenting has brought out more fears than virtually anything else in my life.    I wonder if I’m around enough. Do my kids have enough or do they have too much? Will I miss out on something important? What if they become teenagers and rebel and forsake everything I’ve tried to teach them? Am I providing a healthy balance of grace and discipline? Could they... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 0 comments
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10 Commandments for Summer

Summertime is upon us and if you have kids at home, then you know that this can be a stressful situation. The convergence of too much time, boredom and lack of preparedness can suck the life out of summer. As our kids were finishing up the school year, my wife and I decided to draft the 10 Commandments of Summer for our klds. Instead of the typical routine of waiting for a problem and blowing up, we decided we needed to set the tone early in order to have the best summer we possibly can... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | 0 comments
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5 Better Questions to Ask Your Kids After Church

As parents, it’s important to pause and question why we do the things we do. One of the things i’ve been questioning some lately is the way I ask my children about their church experience. Like most families, somewhere between leaving church on Sunday and the afternoon nap, we ask our kids the question “So, what did you learn at church today?”    The question in itself isn’t bad, but I think there might be a better question…or maybe a series of better questions. I think we... Read More
Posted by Andy Savage at Sunday, November 22, 2015 | 0 comments
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