It seems to be increasingly rare for families to gather around the table together these days, with so many conflicting schedules. And it appears to be even harder to get them to put their cell phones down when they do. But table time together as a family is vital for building strong relationships—and not just […]
A friend of mine was approached at church one morning by another adult with an unusual compliment: “I was just visiting with your 14-year-old and was so impressed with how she carried herself in the conversation!” Any parent is always delighted to get such a compliment. But this got him thinking, What are we doing that helped her, and can we help our other kids to be good conversationalists?