Discovery Times Archive



Character Development

Crayon Colors and Skin Tones
Encouraging Flexibility in Young Kids
Grateful Hearts
A Heart of Compassion
Heart of Gratitude  
A Lesson in Gratitude

Correction and Communication

Avoid the Meltdown
Curbing the "Gimmees"
Curb Grocery Store Whining
Fair Doesn't Always Mean Equal
Good Sports

"I Can't Do It!"
If the Sock Fits
Invest Now
No More Whining
Retooling Timeouts
The Sound of Whining
Stop Interrupting
Stop the Tattling
Words That Fit

Faith and Moral Development

"Does God Ignore My Prayers?"
Finding Their Place at Church
The Full Armor
Is Their Faith Real? 
Penny Praises
Practical Service
Praying for Leaders
Prayer Habits
Prayer Prompts
Show Love to Others
Singing Bedtime Prayers 
A Thankful Feast
This Is Who We Are
Young Kids Can Serve

Family Dynamics

Adjusting To a Full School Day
"Are We There Yet?"

"Are You Going to Put That on Facebook?"
Are Your Kids Ready for a Pet? 
Cooking Up Conversation
Finding Community
Get to Church on Time?
Indoor Camping 
It Takes Two to Play
Kids and Their Grandparents
Kids' Bedtime Worries
Playing with Younger Siblings
The Share Room
Shopping With Kids 
Sibling Rivalry
"Stand Up For Your Sibling"
Taming Nightmares
Time With Dad
Transitioning to Big-Kid Bedtime
Tone Control
The Waiting Game

Health and Safety


Back to School With Purpose
Cleaning Up Earth Day
Discover Your Kids' Interests
Discovering Day Camps
Ease Into the Home-School Year
Expanding Your Child's Foreign Language Skills
Fun Nature Games
Help for Struggling Readers 
Helping Your Reluctant Reader 
How Long Is Your Home School Day?
Kindergarten Readiness
Little Ways to Raise a Reader
Making Learning More Personal
Math Games
Nurture Your Child's Love of Learning
Reading Between the Lines
Ready for Kindergarten?
Respecting Teachers

Seek and Spell
Soothing School Anxiety
Summer Day Camps for Kids
Teach Election Words to Kids
Tutus and Follow-Through



Holiday and Seasonal Ideas

Christmas Workshop for Kids
Creative Valentine Cards for Kids
Easing Into the Time Change
Indoor Snow Play
Kid-Friendly Ideas for Presidents' Day
Lighting Up the New Year
A Midwinter Move
A Mother's Day Interview
Neighborhood Nativity
Neighborhood Popsicle Party
The Night Before Christmas
Preparing for Summer
Snow Sleuth
Three-Gift Rule
Turkey Turnaround
A Valentine's Day Tradition
Winter Break Survival

Social Development

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