Entries by Cavin Harper

Using Proverbs to Teach Your Grandkids

I am pleased to have permission from my friend, Dr. Ken Canfield, to share this article he recently published through his newsletter, GrandKidsMatter. If you are not a current subscriber, I encourage you to do so today. Dr. Canfield offers grandparents some sage advice about the wisdom of proverbs and maxims for teaching God’s truth […]

Six Lies Social Media Tells Your Grandchildren

Imagine being a parent of young children once more. How would you feel if you learned that every time you left your kids with a certain babysitter, that babysitter was brainwashing your children with stuff completely contrary to what you were trying to teach them? That’s what is taking place more often than we like […]

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

Do you ever grow tired of the constant intrusion of smartphones in everyday life? Have dinner time conversations with your grandchildren been reduced to tweeting and texting activity while face-to-face human interactions almost come to a halt? Few grandparents have much to say about whether their grandchildren are allowed smartphones, let alone when and how […]

Four Ways to Prepare Your Younger Children for Adulthood

Intentionality, more than proximity, is the key to impacting our grandchildren and helping them grow in their thinking and understanding as they grow from childhood to adulthood. God gave us, parents and grandparents, the primary responsibility for that task. It is foolish to think they will figure it out on their own, or that we […]