Raising Spiritual Kids

I hope in hallways and
parking lots you can take
A moment to breathe
To loosen your shoulders
And know it is okay
To not know everything.

– Morgan Harper Nichols

Are you struggling to talk about BLM with your kids? Do you feel helpless when your child throws a tantrum? Have you wondered how to interact with imaginary friends? You want to raise spiritual kids; kids who have inner purpose and an outward calling to do justice. But you’re not sure where to start.

We’ll equip you with data-driven content for braving tough conversations and exploring your child’s imaginative world. Together, we’ll learn to ignite our children’s spiritual passions and encourage ethical actions.

  • Helping Kids Feel Important

    “You never listen to me!” complained my nine-year-old. She was trying to tell me about the antics of some of the boys in her Spanish class while I was trying to start a load of laundry and clean up the kitchen.

    How Uncertainty Encourages Wonder

    My youngest child really disliked surprises when he was a preschooler. He wanted everything to go as expected. If he needed to navigate a new situation,

  • Three Components of Hope

    My daughter’s third grade teacher had a unique way of addressing her students when they felt discouraged. She would quote the first line of an Emily Dickinson poem: “‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers…”.

    Children’s Resistance to Spirituality

    Children, like adults, vary in their attraction to spirituality. Some revel in many different kinds of experiences, from mouth-gaping amazement at a rainbow to empathetic support for a friend and marching alongside family members for social justice.

  • Observing Earth Day as a Family

    Earth Day (April 22) marks more than 50 years of organized global attention to the environment. It officially falls on a Monday this year,

    Different Kinds of Curiosity

    My eldest child likes to figure out how things work. When she was three, she shocked our neighbor by explaining the mechanics of a refrigerator.