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Christmas Traditions That Keep Christ In Christmas

“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a Son, and they will call Him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). – Matthew 1:23 Every year, as my husband and ...

How to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Back to School shopping season is one of our family’s favorite times of year!There’s just something about opening a new box of crayons that brings a smile to my face.But ...

Creative Ways to Celebrate Spring With Your Family

See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come… – Song of Solomon, 2:11-12What is your favorite ...

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 ...

Celebrate Easter with a Treasure Hunt – With a Twist

Spring has arrived which means… Easter is coming! Is your family as excited as ours is about Resurrection Sunday?My family loves celebrating with an Easter treasure hunt! While we’ve all ...

Jesus or the Easter Bunny: An Easter Memory

As I think back on the years of celebrating the Easter holiday with my husband and children, my memories are filled with Easter morning church services, frilly handmade dresses, matching ...

Jesus' Birth: A Year-Round Conversation

Christmas is almost here, and amidst the hustle and bustle, all of us Christian parents are concerned with one thing — making sure our kids remember that Christmas is about ...

How to Set Family Goals: Becoming a Family with Purpose

Have you set any family goals or resolutions for the new year? I like the word goals better than resolutions. New Year’s resolutions always seem doomed to fail, and if ...

Four Ways Families Can Keep Christ In Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the Christmas season is here! Everywhere we turn, the sights, sounds, and wonders of Christmas surround us ready to captivate our ...

3 Simple Tips for Navigating Advent with Children

Advent begins this week for Christians around the world, but do you really know what Advent is?Advent is the season of waiting for Christmas. It begins on the fourth Sunday ...

10 Fun Fall Kids Activities and Crafts

I really love the fall. I suppose all of the seasons lend themselves to nature-study activities and crafts, but fall seems to be especially rich to me. My kids and ...

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 ...

Helping Kids Express Everyday Gratitude

Finding ways to grumble and complain is easy. Choosing to look for ways to express gratitude can seem like one of those dreaded last chance workouts on the hit series, ...

10 Great Thanksgiving Books for Children

Teach your children about Thanksgiving traditions, gratitude and giving thanks to God this month for all their blessings with this collection of 10 of our favorite Thanksgiving books for children.Reading ...

5 Ways to Help Kids with Back to School Anxiety

Do your kids suffer from back to school anxiety? My two older children are both in grade school. Neither had experienced any type of school anxiety before, even when entering ...

10 Verses to Pray for Your Daughter

I have always wanted to be a prayer warrior.I remember hearing stories of the power of prayer from missionaries that would come to our church growing up, or testimonies of ...

Free Resources

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!