Family

12 Powerful Proverbs to Teach Your Children

The book of Proverbs is a treasure-trove of knowledge. In short bursts, it sums up many key truths of biblical living, wisdom-practicing and practical stewardship among other things! This is one of my favorite books of the Bible and, I think, one of the best parts of Scripture to teach our children as well! The […] Read more…

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3 Things Parents Should Pray About (but Maybe Aren’t)

“We should pray about that,” he said to me.  “Why haven’t we before?” I asked. “I guess we never thought about it that way,” he replied. A conversation like this happened between my husband and I a few weeks ago as we were laying in bed one night. We’d gone through another seemingly pointless family […] Read more…

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15 Christmas Tradition Ideas to Start with Your Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….for making lists! A shopping list, meal list, cleaning list, and packing list for our long trip to visit family and more! One list that I refer too each holiday season is the one that contains ideas I’ve written down over the years for Christmas traditions we can do […] Read more…

Advent Ideas for Families

When I search the internet or check out Pinterest and see ideas for celebrating Advent, they often involve a “minifigure set” creating a holiday scene or cute craft activities for the month of December. And certainly, those are all fun things that can add to the joy of the season! But truly, Advent is more […] Read more…

15 Gift Ideas for Your Pastor (That Go Beyond the Ordinary)

When it comes to showing appreciation for your pastor during October’s Pastor Appreciation Month, at Christmas, or anytime, your gift ideas may be limited to Bible commentaries and the latest bestseller. But there are lots of other fun and creative ideas that will bless your pastor (and their family as well)! I’m a pastor’s wife […] Read more…

12 Scripture Passages to Learn with Your Kids This Summer

If you search online, you can find lots of ideas (and a certain number) of “Bible verses everyone must know.” But oftentimes, there’s really no explanation as to what impact they should have on our lives. I strongly believe that without application, reading and memorizing a bunch of Bible verses doesn’t really have a lasting […] Read more…

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21 Unique and Meaningful Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for some unique and meaningful Mother’s Day gifts? There are lots of choices out there, but I’ve rounded up some of my favorite things and also some of what I consider to be the best ideas that are: DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Meaningful, useful gifts for moms or the mom figure in your life […] Read more…

20+ Non-Toy Gift Ideas for your Kids

Every once in a while, I go on a cleaning spree. In similar fashion to my son’s miniature John Deere front-loader, I zoom through the house scooping up stray toys, nubby colored pencils and other discarded craft supplies, plus an occasional piece of “hidden” (read “old and nasty”) candy and toss them in a large […] Read more…

Proverbs Bible Reading Plan for Kids

Summertime is here, hooray!! We’re so thankful for three months of lazy afternoons at the pool, late night bonfires, extra time with friends and family and a few little vacations along the way. After the school year finished up, I found myself looking for a Bible reading plan for my children that we could go through […] Read more…

St. Patrick’s Day Bible Verse Scavenger Hunt

How do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Do you eat mint ice cream while wearing green clothing like our family does? :) We’re not Irish, but we love traditions and it’s fun to participate in all the little holidays too! What I love about March 17 is the opportunity for Christian parents to talk to […] Read more…

Lenten printable prayer chain for families

40 Days of Lent Printable Prayer Chain!

Do you celebrate Lent in your home? It’s a period of time before Easter in which we can intentionally remember Christ’s last days on earth and His sacrifice for us!  In order to help us focus our hearts and help you and your family (and ours!) have a dedicated Scripture and prayer time each day […] Read more…

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