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Kids Need Rest: Naptime, Bedtime, Anytime

When we go on long road trips, my kids often fall asleep. Especially when it’s getting late, and we’ve had a full day of fun. Despite their heads hanging off ...

Road Trip through America

My family loves a good road trip. Every summer we pack up the RV and head out on a multi-state vacation this includes sight seeing, amusement parks, museums, and trying ...

More Summer Reading: Tweens and Teen Girls

It feels like just yesterday that I dropped my daughter off at Kindergarten. As she walked into her classroom with hesitation, my eyes filled with tears. I wondered how she ...

Our Family Values: More than Words on a Piece of Paper

How Do We Teach Our Children Family Values?Our family’s mission statement is mounted in a beautiful frame in our foyer. It’s there to remind us of what we stand for ...

Surprised by God

I love surprises. Do you love surprises?If I know someone is planning something special for me, I close my eyes, plug my ears, and sing so that I don’t find ...

Teaching Our Children to Pray Continually

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 NIVPaul’s letter to the Thessalonians says that ...

Exploring the World – and the Bible - with Your Kids

We finally did it! After months of wishing, hoping, talking, and saving, we booked our family’s first trip abroad. As soon as we did, I was filled with excitement but ...

The Jesus Storybook Bible: No Wi-Fi Required

I absolutely love my smart phone. With a swipe of my finger, I can find out how many steps I’ve taken today, share a picture of what I am doing ...

Living Life to the Fullest

Right now in the Northeast, the weather is cold. My little ones and I bundle up in puffy coats, hats, scarves, and gloves to go outside. All this clothing keeps ...

God Loves To Be With You

The month of February, and especially Valentine’s Day, is the perfect time to share with our kids what the Bible says about love. The ultimate expression of God’s love came ...

Three Simple Steps to Defuse and Resolve Sibling Conflict

Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. — 1 Thessalonians 5:15“He’s picking on ...

Teaching Kids about Prayer

I am passionate about teaching my kids about prayer. That’s because I want my children to know God personally, not just know about Him.Bible stories, coloring pages, and faith-based cartoons ...

I Am Not Alone in this Race. Jesus is My Running Partner.

My husband and I love to run together in the mornings.It started a few years back when my husband decided that he wanted to shed a few pounds and get ...

How the Bible is Fundamental to Kids’ Spiritual Formation

The Bible is the most valuable source of strength, teaching, exhortation, and training in my own life as I’m sure it is for yours, too.I introduced my kids to the ...

Why I Keep Re-Reading the Bible (and What I Learn from Children’s Bible Stories)

As a young child I can remember hearing the stories of my favorite Bible heroes over and over again. Whether at Sunday School or at home, I marveled at the ...

Six Ways to Help Calm Our Kids’ Back-to-School Anxiety

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for many, but it can also stir up apprehension and anxiety even in the most confident child. Over the ...

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Free Easter Bible Study!

Free Easter Bible Study!

You're invited to walk where Jesus walked! Join the In the Footsteps of the Savior online Bible study in the weeks leading up to Easter with best-selling author Max Lucado and get access to 6 study videos & other free bonuses to help you along the journey! The Holy Land is waiting for you... Study starts 3/6!