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End of the Summer: Parent Check-In

As summer comes to a close, school hangs in the balance across the globe due to a global pandemic. Will they start on time or delay? Will they meet online or in-person? Uncertainty is the uncomfortable guest that never seems to leave. So how are the children? The teenagers? Nick Mobley, one of M2P’s authors, created an “End of the Summer: Parent Check-In” that helps parents discern how their kids are doing.

How It Works

If you’re a parent…

  • Click Summer Check-in: Parents Kids to download.
  • Let your kids know the family will have a brief meeting to talk about the new school year.
  • Prepare any other items or information your kids need (school supplies suggestions, possible start dates, needs for homework areas, etc.).
  • Decide on a verse that will inspire your kids with courage (Psalm 37:23 is a good example.).
  • Print the sheets and bring pencils or pens.
  • During family time, ask them to look over the sheets and give the option to write their answers. 
  • Go around and have each family member share their answer. Parents, too! Kids may be surprised at your answers!

If you’re a leader…

  • Click Summer Check-in: Parents Kids to download.
  • Email or print the sheets to give to parents.
  • If you email, copy/paste the instructions above to parents in an email.

 

Nick has served in student ministry for 20 years and currently serves as Family Pastor at Northside Baptist in Middle TN. His passion is helping families show and share their faith from house to house. He and his wife Courtney have 3 children, Samuel, Sophia, & Asa. They love ice cream, the outdoors, and think that Dauphin Island, Alabama, is one of the coolest places to spend a vacation.


For more on Helping Parents Lead kids through spiritual conversations, check out:

DIRTY DISHES AND SOWING SEEDS: A Devotional for Parents

3 Ways to Pass Down Scripture to your Children

3 Simple Ways To Understand the Bible


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