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Christ-Centered Easter Traditions for Kids

One of the best parts of being a parent and having my own family is getting to pass on family traditions, as well as starting new traditions of our own. ...

Preparing Our Hearts and Minds for Easter

Holiday seasons are wonderful, but it’s easy to get wrapped up in the busyness of preparations for activities and forget that our hearts and minds need preparation as well. Easter ...

4 Ways to Honor God on Valentine's Day

I love loving the people who are special to me.I love all things sweet and sappy and sentimental. I love red puffy hearts and pink shiny bows and glittery Valentine ...

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.: Teaching Our Kids About Friendship and Faith

As a mom of ten kids I’ve discovered that often the best things we can teach our kids aren’t about things they can see, but they’re about the unseen things. ...

New Year, New Family Routine

As families with growing children, we often have to evaluate the family routine. Our children change fast, and as parents, we have to navigate and set the pace for our ...

How to Spiritually Prepare Your Family for The New Year

How does your family prepare for the transition from one year to the next?One of my favorite traditions is to gather our family and recall how God has shaped our ...

F is for Fall Fun

Fall is my favorite season! I think I’d go in mourning if I ever had to move to an area of the world that doesn’t experience the crisp, cool breezes ...

Our Favorite Kids' Books for Fall

What does Fall bring? Colorful leaves, pumpkin patches, cooler weather…and a ton of great books for kids! Whether snuggling up and reading with your little one or encouraging the young ...

5 Ways to Enjoy Fall with the Whole Family

Fall is one of my favorite seasons! The cooler temperatures (here in Texas we experience some pretty extreme summer heat), the golden colors, the animals getting their winter coats… it ...

Talking to Kids about the Importance of Independence Day

Independence Day with our family is about as cliché as cliché gets! It’s family, food and fireworks.In typical Texas fashion, the weather will be scorching hot. We will head over ...

8 Tips for Maintaining a Family Summer Schedule

Keeping a family summer schedule can be sanity-saving and yet tough to maintain at the same time. Summer is a wonderful break from academic routines and along with the warmer ...

4 Fun Ideas for Summer Bucket Lists

Tomorrow, June 21, marks the first day of summer (for those of us here in the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere), and this year we will ...

Celebrating an Untraditional Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is approaching and, as a mom, you would think I’d be excited.Don’t judge me when I say, “I’m not”.This isn’t a case of false martyrdom or not being ...

Moms, You Are Never Alone: Abiding in Christ

A while back a friend of mine got a dog to help her adjust to the empty nest of the school year, with her last child going off to elementary ...

Telling the Easter Story and Jesus' Resurrection with Eggs

It’s been a tradition in Christian families for years to us plastic eggs to teach children the meaning of Easter and the story of Jesus’ resurrection. While there are many ...

Holy Week Activities for Kids

The days and week before Easter, also known as Holy Week, can be a wonderful time of encouraging children to understand the significance of the days before Christ’s crucifixion and ...

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