Family

How to Teach Your Child to Accept ‘No’ as an Answer

“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…

7 Reasons You’re Not Productive as a Mom (and What to do About It)

That was going to be the week. The week when you got up early every day to do your devotions before the kids got up. The week that you had “sort and organize the kids clothes” written in your planner (so it was going to get done!) The week you were finally going to make […] Read more…

10 Simple Ways for Kids to Serve Others at Christmas

Know that when you teach your children 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 service project ideas to help others at Christmas (that even the youngest children can take part in!).  Most of us […] Read more…

25+ Christ-Centered Family Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

Wanting to start some Christmas Traditions with your family that keep the focus on Jesus? Even though I’ve been a mom for almost 14 years, I’ve realized that it’s just been in the past four years that our family has really started being more intentional about our December, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day traditions in […] Read more…

How to Make Thanksgiving More Christ-Centered (Simple Ideas for Families)

Make this Thanksgiving season more about Jesus and teach your children thankfulness and a servant’s heart with these 7 Christ-centered Thanksgiving activities and traditions for families! The holiday season can get really busy! I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you that! There’s a part of us that can get overwhelmed when thinking about all the […] Read more…

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Top 17 Thanksgiving Bible Verses for Kids

Learn these 17 Bible memory verses about Thanksgiving with your children! How do we raise grateful kids in an entitled world? Most parents want to have grateful kids. And there are a lot of ways that we can try to help our kids be transformed from feeling entitled to having a thankful heart.  One of […] Read more…

How to Get Your Kids to Speak Kindly to Their Siblings

Let’s be real: Sibling relationships can be tough! And trying to help our kids develop a strong, loving bond with their brothers and sisters can seem like an exercise in futility! As Christian moms, we want our kids to respond with grace and love to their brothers or sisters when they feel wronged or frustrated.We […] Read more…

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