Ginger's Blog

  • Ask Ginger #2 – When Kids are Picky Eaters

    Natasha in Arkansas writes, “My child is such a picky eater. Unless it’s a food she likes, pretty much every meal is a battle. We try to eat dinner together as a family most nights, but it typically winds up being a power struggle that doesn’t make for a pleasant time around the table. Do you have any suggestions?”
  • Ask Ginger #3 –When Kids Interrupt

    Melanie in South Carolina writes “My daughter constantly interrupts me when I’m talking with other people. I’ve told her she needs to wait until I’m finished talking instead of interrupting, but she keeps doing it anyway. How can I help her understand that interrupting is rude?
  • Ask Ginger #1 – How to Handle Discipline Issues When Your Child is Sick or Tired

    Welcome to the very first “Ask Ginger” episode. I’m super excited about this new facet of ministering to parents with biblical and practical encouragement for specific struggles they are facing with their children. If you have a parenting question you would like answered, go to  Be sure to tell your friends so they can be encouraged, too! Elizabeth in Alabama asked, “How do you handle your children differently in terms of discipline when it comes to them being sick or tired, if at all? My two-year-old slept horribly last night and I know her behavior issues today stemmed from
  • Ask Ginger #4 – When Kids Throw Tantrums

    Debra in MI writes, “I have a two-year-old son who throws a tantrum whenever my husband and I tell him “no” to something he wants or when we tell him to do something he doesn’t want to do. Also, because he throws fits on a regular basis, my husband and I both find it hard to not lose our temper because we stay so frustrated. So, what do you do when you instruct your two-year-old and rather than obeying, he throws a temper tantrum?