Tuesday, November 23, 2010

{Happy Thanksgiving}

I hope you all have a wonderful day with your families.
Love, Tonia

Thursday, November 18, 2010

{Just a reminder. . . }

This Sunday, November 21 Nursery will be on FBC Campus.

Nursery opens @ 9:45

Please have cell #

Please p/u promptly

Friday, November 12, 2010

{Missed Opportunities ~ from: Biblical Parenting}

Every day parents have opportunities to touch the hearts of their children. Sometimes it's through a story or a hug, or an apology, but often it's through the daily correction that children need.

Addressing the heart is important. Unfortunately some parents respond to their children in ways that miss the heart. One of the mistakes parents make is that they make excuses for their children. We've all heard them.

He'll grow out of it.
She's so cute.
At least she's doing what I asked.
He's tired.
He's just going through a stage.
At least she's better than other kids her age.
That's the way kids are.
She's a teenager.
He's a two-year-old.
He's a boy.
She could be a lot worse.

Each of these is an excuse for not disciplining and often represents a missed opportunity to teach or direct a child on a deeper level. Remember, we aren't just trying to help children change on the outside to develop appropriate behavior. We're trying to help them change their hearts.

Since these statements might have truths behind them, we may choose to discipline a little differently, postpone a consequence, or redirect children. There's nothing wrong with that, but we must be careful not to ignore heart issues in the process.

Look for ways to challenge your children on a heart level this week. You'll be surprised at how many opportunities are out there.

This parenting tip was taken from the book, Home Improvement, The Parenting Book You Can Read to Your Kids, by Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

{Look at your Security Sticker. . . }

Pictured Mrs. Shannon Weir Nursery D & Baby J
for your child's new class assignment this
Sunday, November 14.
Pictured Mrs. Cheri Barnes Nursery A &(Infant Nursery) & Miss K. Kemp
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Tonia Hobbs
{479} 719-5488

{Wednesday Eve}

We are seeking nursery caregivers
for our Wednesday Eve Services.
It will put a smile on your face. . .
and love in your heart!
Not to mention. . .
It is relaxing.
See what I mean?

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Have you invited an unchurched friend to The Christmas Carol?