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Teaching Children Gratitude - My Extreme Measures

Teaching my children to be thankful and have an attitude of gratitude has been one of my greatest challenges as a parent. Like many children in our Western culture, my ...

Free Easter Nests Recipe from FaithGirlz

My daughter, Zoe, and I love to cook together, especially around the holidays! We recently tried the Crispy Easter Nests recipe from the FaithGirlz cookbook Food, Faith & Fun, and ...

He Got It Just Right: Reminding Your Kids They Are Special

If you’re anything like me and my kids, just hearing the first few notes of the VeggieTales theme song makes you want to jump up and dance and sing. We ...

Why I Caved and Gave My Daughter a Sparkly Bible

Why I Caved and Gave My Daughter a Sparkly Bible (God doesn’t care – just read it!)Having a little girl and watching her grow up to be the unique and ...

How to Plan the Perfect Party

Party planning doesn’t have to be a big ordeal, and it doesn’t have to be just “mom’s job.” It can be fun and adventurous and something your kids can even ...

Springtime: New Beginnings

Spring is when everything comes to life, flowers bloom, animals come out of hiding, and people start emerging from their houses. We Seattle-ites sort of hibernate during the rainy season ...

Children Can Do Great Things

What makes a great children’s story? Is it action, adventure or relatability? Children have amazing minds and question everything. Children also lack that filter that we have as adults — ...

The Spirit of Christmas: Why Do We Buy Presents?

I was reading the book The Legend of St. Nicholas to my children the other day and it really got me thinking about the purpose of buying Christmas presents.I have ...

4 Resources for Biblical Teaching at Home

I know a lot of families that home school their kids and I suddenly find myself considering home schooling my own. But even if I decide to keep them in ...

Bedtime Routines

There is nothing that can prepare you for having a newborn baby in your home, but if you’re like my husband and I you will try to be prepared. We ...

Teaching Bible Stories to Children

You know what’s easy for a child? A child has more understanding of God’s love and understanding than we do. They don’t need to see nails or crowns of thorns ...

Travel The Bible This Summer!

Do you want to travel somewhere new this summer but find yourself stuck at home? In my family, we love to travel, love to explore, and love to read!Try traveling ...

A Bible for Your Little Super Hero

Why Do Kids Need Super Heroes of the Bible?Are you looking for a way to get boys interested in the Bible?Try the Super Heroes Bible in 3D NIrV: The Quest ...

Lessons in Love All Year Long

Earlier this month we celebrated Valentine’s Day and many parents take advantage of the topic of the holiday to teach their children important lessons on love. But Valentine’s Day doesn’t ...

Real Girls of the Bible: A Great Mother-Daughter Devotional

My 7-year old daughter Zoe loves to read and I’m amazed at her ability. Since she’s reading on her own now, I’ve wanted to do a Bible study with her, ...

Sharing the Meaning of Christmas with Your Kids through Books

I’m always willing to try a new idea that could easily become a holiday tradition. For example, last year we found a book about The Sparkle Box where you place ...

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The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

The Women of the Bible Speak Online Bible Study

Discover how four women mentioned in Jesus' family tree--Tamar, Rehab, Ruth, & Mary-- changed the course of history in this special Advent study through The Women of the Bible Speak Workbook, based on the best-selling book by Shannon Bream! Sign up now to claim your spot and get a free bundle of Advent resources just for signing up! Study starts 11/28!