Welcome! So glad you have joined us! We recommend that you start with these introduction posts. These lay a foundation for spiritually nurturing our children at home.

A Tug of War

This blog post could be the most important blog post I share.

If you only read one post, read this one. Here is my story:

“It was an ordinary day in the Thomsen household, as our three little girls and I sat around the kitchen table. My husband had left for work and our girls and I were enjoying Bible Time together. We had established a routine of spending week day morning hours, singing, reading the Bible, memorizing Bible verses, praying, and enjoying simple activities relating to these areas.

But on this particular morning I found myself experiencing a new emotion.

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Go Where?

Welcome back to the Mom blog in this new year of 2017!

Last year, we talked about being “On our mark.” To decide to make Bible Time the top priority in our child’s training and education. We also talked about “Getting Set.” To get ready to put this decision into practice. And we had the opportunity to prepare a Bible Time notebook to help us “Go,” beginning Bible Time with purpose and planning.

Today, we are going to take a further look into our “Going.” Where are we going? As we spiritually nurture our children at home, what goals are we working toward? What end result do we want to see …

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On Your Mark…Get Set…Go!

“On your mark.” The first post on this blog, “A Tug of War”, is a call to be on your mark. To decide to make Bible Time the top priority in your child’s training and education.

“Get Set.” This post will help you to get set, to get ready to put this decision into practice. To do this, we will look at the WHAT, WHY and HOW of Bible Time.

“Go!” This post will also help you to go! To begin Bible Time with purpose and planning by putting together a Bible Time notebook. This notebook will be the place for you to store the free downloads from this blog that will help you to put Bible Time into practice in your home.

So, let’s “Get set!” Set for Bible Time by looking at the WHAT, WHY and HOW of Bible Time.

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Time to Eat!

Jeremiah 15:16 says, “When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight, for I bear Your name, O LORD God Almighty.”
When we have Bible Time with our children, we are taking time to enjoy a spiritual meal together. Time to “eat” God’s Word and to find His Word to be our joy and hearts’ delight. The following video shares more:

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What Answer Will We Give?

“Mommy, why do we have to sing?”

Have you ever been asked that question in your home? I have! And it is a good question too! Why do we sing? Why do we sing to the Lord? What answer do we have for our children when they ask?
Perhaps we should ask our children another question in response to their question!

When I was growing up, there were times when I would ask my father a question and I just wanted him to give me a quick answer! Instead, one of his favorite responses was:

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