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Blog: Patience

November 28, 2014 |  by Cara

Keep love at the heart of your Christmas!

Here’s a simple idea from KOI author Laurel Kirchner that will help you encourage your kids to keep showing kindness and love – even over the busy holiday season. Last December, when we were planning... Read more
May 21, 2012 |  by Julie

JELL-O to the rescue

In my own defense (you know it’s not a good sign when someone starts off a conversation that way), I’ve never been very good in the kitchen . . . or in science . . . or with crafty projects of any... Read more
April 12, 2012 |  by Julie

The patience jar - and glitter, of course

“Piper,” I said to my daughter as I stooped down to eye level, “What does ‘patience’ mean?” This was a test. I had no idea if my three year old had any concept of the word’s meaning, but before we... Read more
March 12, 2012 |  by Julie

Jesus, to a three year old

Recently I was driving in the car with my three-year-old daughter, Piper, when my ears suddenly perked up. She was talking about God. At least, I thought she was. “What did you say, Piper?” I... Read more
September 29, 2010 |  by The Buggs

Patience and the Lord of the Rings

Well, we decided that we've gone as far as we can with the Respect lesson in our household. The boys seem to have grasped the concept of thinking of others ahead of themselves, which was one of the... Read more