kids devotions

How to Teach Your Child the Value of Thankfulness

Gratefulness can be a big concept for kids to learn to practice when their tendency is to always focus on themselves. As a Christian mom, explaining thankfulness to your child according to the Bible and implementing some simple parenting techniques can go a long way in shaping their perspective, pointing them to Jesus, and helping […] Read more…

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The Best Way to Explain the Trinity to Kids

Teaching the Trinity to children doesn’t have to be confusing and complicated! Here’s a simple lesson that can help you explain the Trinity in an easy to understand way. We’ve all seen the pictures of St. Patrick holding the three-leaved shamrock…and it’s supposed to represent the Trinity.    But it’s not always easy for kids […] Read more…

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12 Bible Verses for Brothers and Sisters

These 12 Bible verses for brothers and sisters can be read and memorized together to help teach siblings how God’s Word calls them to treat one another! I have two brothers. Growing up, we had a lot of fun together! But there were also countless times when we didn’t get along. Arguing, tattling and deceitful […] 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…

5 Truths About God that You Must Teach Your Children

“Mom, who is God?” The surprising question came from my quiet 6 year old. And honestly, in the moment, I wasn’t sure what to say! Strange, right? But sometimes, when we’ve known the Lord for awhile, we find it hard to explain WHO He is in words. So I gave my son the quick answer, […] 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 St. Patrick’s Day is the opportunity for Christian parents to talk […] Read more…

5 Easy Ways to Add Scripture to Your Child’s Day

Teach your children (toddlers, preschoolers and elementary age) the Word and truths of God according to the Bible using these five simple and effective ideas!  As a small child, I lived in a house at the top of a hill in the country, outside a tiny rural town in North Dakota. I have so many fun photos […] Read more…

15 Bible Verses to Teach Your Kids About Advent

15 Bible Verses to Teach Your Children About Advent

Do you celebrate Advent? If you’ve been on Pinterest lately, you’ve probably seen a ton of pins about what seems at first glance to be a secular tradition. But there is much more to Advent than DIY calendars and Santa Lego cities! For hundreds of years, beginning four Sundays before Christmas and through Christmas Eve, […] Read more…