Author Archives: Traci Little

6 Ways Our Kids Can Learn to Live in Joy

6 Ways Our Kids Can Learn to Live in Joy

If you’ve been a parent for very long, you know how your heart beams when your children play nicely with one another. You could be enjoying this harmonious bliss of listening to your children playing, laughing, and sharing.  And, the next minute?  Suddenly, they begin hitting and spewing hurtful words at one another!  What happened? 

How to Teach Kids the Biblical Names of God

A name is a powerful thing. When you meet a new person, what’s the first thing you discuss?  There’s usually an introduction — and you state your name.  If you are like me, you typically forget the person’s name within the first minute.  True?  We are terribly forgetful people.  Unless we really listen, focus, and

5 Things To Focus On With Our Children During Easter

Much like a disorganized closet, our children’s journey of faith can look cluttered and messy.  We would love it if our children came to faith in Christ as young boys and girls and lived to serve God all their lives.  Unfortunately, this is not the reality in many of our homes. We all have brothers or sisters,

Five Ways to Encourage Kids to Do Big Things for God

If you are a parent, you know how your children rely on you for everything!  Especially us moms.  I saw a post on Facebook that summed it up perfectly: My kids will walk right past their father sitting on the couch, and come bang on the shower door for me to open their fruit snack. Right? 

Celebrating Christmas With Your Senses

The five senses. There is something so powerful about them. As an example, isn’t it amazing how one single smell or sound can trigger a sequence of events in an instant? One whiff of a pungent musky scent can transport you back to your grandmother’s warm lap; visualizing her green velvet sofa and the stack

Modesty: 10 Simple Starting Points

Let’s face it… we live in an extremely sexualized world. Want to start a heated debate amongst the Christian community? Just bring up the topic of modesty (and what is right and what is wrong) and darts may fly in your eye! Modesty is one of those gray areas where there is a widely varying

How Perfectionism Stunts Children’s Growth

Type A Personality. First born child. Fiercely competitive. A strong-willed nature. These are just some of the things that defined me from a young age. I was my own worst critic and perfectionism was stripping the life right out of me. I remember practicing those endless piano scales over and over and over. I could

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