Author Archives: Kimberly Amici

Living Life to the Fullest

Living Life to the Fullest

Right now in the Northeast, the weather is cold. My little ones and I bundle up in puffy coats, hats, scarves, and gloves to go outside. All this clothing keeps us warm in the frosty air however it becomes a burden when we’re at the mall. Shopping can quickly become nearly unbearable when my little ones

God Loves To Be With You

The month of February, and especially Valentine’s Day, is the perfect time to share with our kids what the Bible says about love. The ultimate expression of God’s love came in the form of His Son Jesus who, through His death and resurrection, redeemed us. When we truly understand the depths of God’s love for

Three Simple Steps to Defuse and Resolve Sibling Conflict

Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. — 1 Thessalonians 5:15 “He’s picking on me!” “Mom, she won’t share!” “Get out of my room!” “Dad, he always gets to go first!” If you’re a parent to more than

Teaching Kids about Prayer

I am passionate about teaching my kids about prayer. That’s because I want my children to know God personally, not just know about Him. Bible stories, coloring pages, and faith-based cartoons are great tools to use with kids because they teach our children about God. However, it takes more than the knowledge of God to

How the Bible is Fundamental to Kids’ Spiritual Formation

The Bible is the most valuable source of strength, teaching, exhortation, and training in my own life as I’m sure it is for yours, too. I introduced my kids to the stories and characters of the Bible when they were really young so that it would become a healthy, regular habit in their own personal,

Why I Keep Re-Reading the Bible (and What I Learn from Children’s Bible Stories)

As a young child I can remember hearing the stories of my favorite Bible heroes over and over again. Whether at Sunday School or at home, I marveled at the adventures experienced by Moses, Nehemiah, Esther, and John the Baptist. Now as an adult, I read these same stories to my children. I’ve lost track of

You Don’t Have to Be a Grown-up to Make a Difference

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. — 1 Peter 4:10 The Bible tells us that we are to serve others with the gifts we are given. Service to others is one of the primary ways we demonstrate God’s

Brick by Brick: Building Skills and Creativity in Your Child

Me: “Aaron” No asnwer Me: “Aaron!” Again, no asnwer I called his name a few times but he didn’t respond. I stomped into the living room hoping to make my presence known. All I saw were the tops of three little heads. My kids were engrossed in a game together, their eyes fixated on their