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Good Friday and Children: Making the Cross Real to Your Kids

Teaching children about Good Friday isn’t easy, especially if you’re talking with younger children. How do you explain why Jesus had to die? That Jesus knew ahead of Good Friday ...

How We Celebrate Halloween as Christians

Halloween is usually cause for great debate among Christians. Should Christians celebrate Halloween? What are the best alternatives? I am quite disturbed by many of the morbid and dark decorations ...

Prayers for Teachers, Students and Schools: FREE Downloads

In this article, you will learn: 3 ways to to pray for teachers, students, and schools consistently, including how to have a prayer walk in your child’s school and pray ...

On-the-Go Family? You Can Still Develop Meaningful Devotion Time

I didn’t realize life would get this busy so quickly. The move up to seventh grade for our oldest son filled our calendar full of new activities and opportunities, from ...

Eating Healthy as a Family

Eating Healthy as a FamilyMy husband and I always call ourselves “foodie wannabes.” We’ll see a new modern restaurant and put it on our date night list, but then when ...

Helping Your Unique Kids Connect with God's Word

In my years as an elementary music teacher, I caught a glimpse of the variety of ways in which children learn. I knew there were certain kids who connected with ...

Give Your Kids Hope

I was a worrier as a child. I had a wonderful childhood and I didn’t worry all day long, but I would lie in bed at night thinking about things ...

Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Teaching Our Children What the Bible Says about Gratitude, and How to Express It!Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God ...

Calming Back-to-School Anxiety

“Mom, don’t freak out, but I’m leaving you in 36 days.”Yes, those were the exact words spoken to me by my five-year-old, soon-to-be kindergartener this morning. The countdown has been ...

It's Never Too Early to be Equipped for God's Service

When my oldest son was three years old, I got a major wake-up call as a Christian mama. He had been listening to a Scripture set to music for a ...

How to Host a Summer Reading Club for Kids

My dream has come true: my kids are enthusiastic readers.By choice, they read at least an hour every day and I’m trying to keep up with them because reading is ...

St. Patrick's Day and The Trinity

Growing up with a rich Irish heritage, St. Patrick’s Day has always been a big deal to me. We celebrated as a family with an Irish meal and adorned our ...

Why Your Child Needs a Study Bible

We have more than a few Bibles in our home. I like to read different translations, so we have several on our shelves. We have Bibles for moms and couples ...

4 Ways God Instructs Us to Teach Our Children Scripture in Deuteronomy 6:7

How to put it into practice when you sit, when you walk, when you lie down and when you get up. I have been blessed to homeschool our children for ...

Getting Kids Out of Their Comfort Zone

The first time we took our boys to a climbing gym, they stood close to us and stared up in awe at the sheer height of the climbing walls in ...

Backyard Homeschool

I used to think the phrase “the great outdoors” was reserved for use by those who took in nature in the most natural ways – camping, hunting, fishing, and so ...

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