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Blog: Julie

July 29, 2013 |  by Julie

Explaining the “evidence of things unseen”

In the past week, I’ve discovered three mistruths my daughter believes: she thinks outer space doesn’t exist; she believes her baby brother is made of play dough; and she thinks Jesus isn’t real. “... Read more
July 12, 2013 |  by Julie

A post-vacation readjustment

I don’t know if you’re like this with your kids, but when I’m on vacation, I tend to let the rules slide. “What’s that? You want to stay up two hours past your bedtime to keep playing with your... Read more
May 17, 2013 |  by Julie

Teaching the ugly, beautiful truth

“I want to live with Jesus,” my daughter recently said, and I was so pleased. “You will someday!” Here’s my opportunity, I thought. “When we love Jesus and ask Him to live in our hearts and be our... Read more
April 16, 2013 |  by Julie

When your child feels rejected by a friend

I thought my heart was going to burst right open. Piper was telling me about her best little friend at preschool. Oh, how she loves her buddy Amelia! As soon as Piper walks through the doors, her... Read more
March 20, 2013 |  by Julie

An Easter-time craft for our good-nap day

It had been five days since the baby had taken a good nap. Five days. I thought I was going to lose my mind. Normally Finn takes at least one good nap a day – around two to three hours – with a few... Read more
March 4, 2013 |  by Julie

Back to work

I was rather alarmed when I recently looked back at my last Kids of Integrity blog post. That was back in August of last year! Wow, time has flown by. I can assure you, however, that I have a good... Read more
January 4, 2013 |  by Julie

New year, new look

Happy New Year from the team at Kids of Integrity! We hope you had a blessed Christmas season with your family. You might have noticed that things have been a little slow here on the KOI blog and... Read more
August 21, 2012 |  by Julie

Why I need other parents

I need to say thank you to my fellow Kids of Integrity parents. The last time I posted, I was struggling to understand why my toddler didn’t seem to be responding to the Obedience lesson as well as I... Read more
July 9, 2012 |  by Julie

The elusive pursuit of obedience

Okay, I’ll admit it – I’ve been somewhat reluctant to write an update on our recent foray into the Obedience lesson for one very big reason . . . it’s not going so well. There. I said it. Let the... Read more
June 8, 2012 |  by Julie

Why we obey

I’ve been impressed with how well Piper responded to our first Kids of Integrity lesson on Patience. Since she’s so young, I was worried that it wouldn’t sink in very well, but I’ve been pleasantly... Read more