Parents

Elementary | Orange Strategy | Parents

How to Make Elementary Schoolers Feel Safe and Loved

We all need love. Kids in particular use love as a barometer to measure their own worth.  Read More

Parents | Preschool | Volunteers

A Whole New World: The Age When Anything Can Be Imagined

Being a mighty preschooler is the phase when anything can be imagined, everything can be a game, and one curious kid wants to know, “Why?” Read More

Elementary | Parents

Do I Have Your Attention? (And Other Things Elementary Schoolers are Thinking)

Every phase has unique cultural changes. But you can’t discover everything you need to know about the culture of childhood and adolescence in a book. By the time a book is printed, culture has changed.  The only way for you to learn… Read More

Orange Strategy | Parents | Preschool

5 Ways to Help Your Preschooler Relate to God

Something funny happens when we’re around preschoolers.   We tend to both underestimate and overestimate them. Have you ever done this?   Maybe you think a four-year-old is too young to make his own peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but expect him to keep… Read More

Child Development | Parents | Preschool

The 4 Questions Every Preschooler is Asking

Every phase has unique cultural changes. But you can’t discover everything you need to know about the culture of childhood and adolescence in a book. By the time a book is printed, the culture has changed.  The way for you to learn… Read More

Advice from Orange Specialists | Elementary | How To | Leadership | Parents | VBS

5 Crucial Questions for VBS Evaluation Forms for Parents

There's a valuable lesson I learned a few years ago that I think is applicable in just about EVERY area of ministry. (In fact, I would say that there isn't ANY area in or out of ministry that can't apply this principle.)… Read More