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10 Ways to Celebrate Lent with Your Family

If you are not super familiar with Lent, and you think it’s something that only involved your Catholic friends at school not eating meat on Fridays for a few weeks, think again! Any Christian can experience and practice Lent, too! And there are good reasons to celebrate Lent, no matter what kind of Christian church […] Read more…

How to Get Your Kids to Respect the Word ‘No’

“Mom, I really want to get this remote control helicopter. This is what I need. I’m serious!” I sighed, frustrated. My eight year old was asking me–no, begging me–again after doing “research” on Target and Amazon during his screen time. And there was a part of me that wanted to just give in. He wasn’t […] Read more…

How Young Kids Can Serve Others at Christmas

Know that when you teach your kids to serve others at Christmas, they ARE learning compassion, kindness and how to give out of a thankful heart, even when you’re not sure they understand! Here are some ways to help others for Christmas (that even the youngest children can take part in!).  Most of us have a […] Read more…

Printable Isaiah 9:6 Wall Art for Christmas!

Here is a little Christmas gift to you: A free printable of Isaiah 9:6 Scripture wall art for Christmas!  I hope you enjoy displaying this Bible verse print of Isaiah 9:6 in your home. It’s a great Advent and Christmas reminder of Jesus’ birth and how He fulfilled prophecy! SCROLL DOWN TO GET YOURS FREE! […] Read more…

Bible Verses for Kids About Gratitude

As a Christian parent, do you share Bible verses with your kids in the hopes that they will see how important it is to always be thankful and grateful and never grumble again . . . but it doesn’t seem to work? Truth is, our words are making an impact—more than we think! Still, sometimes we […] Read more…

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November Thanksgiving Scripture Reading Plan

Here is a Scripture Reading Plan for November with a Thanksgiving theme! There is one copy for you and one for your kids, both with the same Bible verses. You can read the Scripture each day and/or write them down in a pretty notebook to remember God’s promises during the Thanksgiving season! DOWNLOAD THE FREE […] Read more…

Thankfulness Jar Activity to Remember God’s Faithfulness!

I have a fun and easy Thanksgiving activity to do with your kids that will help everyone remember God’s faithfulness during the Thanksgiving season! Reminding our kids of what God’s Word says and what He has done for us doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming.  Even when you’re busy, you can do this simple […] Read more…

How to Parent with Grace

Want to practice grace filled parenting? These five thought-provoking principles will help you put biblical motherhood into practice in a healthy, purposeful way! This post was first published on April 22, 2013. Updated October 10, 2019. When it comes to parenting and child-training, it’s easy to quantify how we’re doing by the results we’re getting: […] Read more…

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