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Blog: Krista

July 27, 2010 |  by Krista

Irritation, giggles and tears

Last night before bedtime, Rob asked the kids if they would like a “treat.” In our house, that usually means something special, sweet and not necessarily healthy. He meant to say “snack” and was... Read more
July 20, 2010 |  by Krista

Next lesson: Gentleness

When we first had a look at the whole list of 16 Kids of Integrity lessons, we mentally placed Gentleness near the bottom of our priority list. After all, our kids are pretty sweet, right? Then... Read more
July 9, 2010 |  by Krista

Fizzled out?

Well, we didn’t exactly end our Self-Control lesson with a bang. I wanted to use the hands-on option of the shaken-up pop as our final illustration, but for some strange reason, the soda didn’t spray... Read more
June 30, 2010 |  by Krista

Fabulous flexibility

I so appreciate the fact that Kids of Integrity doesn’t have any kind of specific timeline stamped on its lessons. We’ve tried devotionals meant to be done each day. I always felt guilty if we missed... Read more
June 25, 2010 |  by Krista

Live and learn

We learned an important lesson this week . . . it might be better to build a self-control poster featuring positive behaviours rather than negative. Why? The kids love moving their arrows, and they’... Read more
June 18, 2010 |  by Krista

Lessons on self-control

It’s ironic how I seem to be attracted to lessons that perhaps I need as much as the kids do. Just last week, I raised my voice in frustration when Ben calmly looked at me and said, “Mommy, you need... Read more
June 15, 2010 |  by Krista

Can a vagabond and an anchor raise godly kids?

This blogging adventure may be best started with a confession . . . I am not very up on modern technology. In truth, I had to research exactly what a blog is and came away relieved to find that it... Read more