Category: Teaching Toddlers to Pray

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TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Interview with Mother and Expat in Sarajevo, Taylor Irby.

Taylor Irby and I became friends as teenagers. Today she is mother of four living abroad in Sarajevo raising her kids to follow Jesus. I look up to her–as she is a more experienced mother than me and living in a cross-cultural context which is beautiful and difficult all at the same time! Amy: Where do you and your family go to church and … Read More TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Interview with Mother and Expat in Sarajevo, Taylor Irby.

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TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: An Interview with Mother and Pastor Andrea Kladder

“One of my favorite prayer traditions happens in our family small group. After the adults have finished the study, the kids join us and all of us share something we are thankful for. After everyone has had a chance to share we sing the Doxology together praising God for all his good gifts.” -Andrea Kladder, Mother and Pastor Let me introduce you to my … Read More TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: An Interview with Mother and Pastor Andrea Kladder

TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: An Interview with Alisha Terry, Mother of Six

“Our kids pray out loud at every meal and at bedtime, and when they have wronged someone and are asking for forgiveness.”- Alisha Terry Over the next few weeks I will be interviewing friends and acquaintances who have been teaching their children to pray. When I sent out these questions I assumed I could learn something from these mothers, when I started receiving replies … Read More TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: An Interview with Alisha Terry, Mother of Six

TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Momma Thumb Hurt?

We were about to sit down for Christmas dinner. I set down a piece of pottery with steaming cheesy cauliflower when the edge of dish chipped off and cut my thumb. I guess it was not heat safe. Blood was everywhere. My husband who likes to play doctor, took care of it right away. For the next few weeks I had to clean it … Read More TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Momma Thumb Hurt?

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TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Hot Dog

Lincoln’s introduction to prayer came where many children’s first experience with prayer comes, at the dinner table and at bedtime. My Dad, who was staying with us at the time, taught Lincoln to pray before each meal. So much so that if he didn’t pray he would say “Oh!” and close his eyes and bow his head so that it just about touched the food. … Read More TEACHING TODDLERS TO PRAY: Hot Dog