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Creating a Culture of Creativity in Your Home

With thought and careful planning, we can create a culture in our homes where creativity can thrive. When my husband and I set out to write a family mission statement, the first thing we did was write down our values and passions. Our goal was to choose the top 5-7 ideals to represent who we

Helping Our Kids Hear God

If you were on a game show and asked to list off all the prayers you learned as a small child, how many could you name? I would guess several would quickly come to mind from a few different categories, like: Bedtime Prayers: “Now I lay me down to sleep…” Mealtime Prayers: “God is great,

God Uses You & Me to Care for His Creation

When I think about the Earth and all of God’s creation, I find myself singing the sweet children’s song, He’s Still Working on Me. The chorus goes a little something like this: He’s still working on me To makes me what I ought to be. It took Him just a week To make the moon

Rest in The Lord

Raising a family is a rewarding calling. but let’s face it: when we’re knee deep in dirty dishes and diapers, it can be an exhausting one! As moms, we are called upon to fill so many roles in our children’s lives: chefs and chauffeurs, nursemaids and nannies, teachers and coaches, party planners and personal assistants…

9 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Children

Are you looking for gift book ideas for your children on Valentine’s Day? Here are 9 book selections perfect for your young Valentine! For Little Ones… I’m Going To Give You A Bear Hug! I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug!, written by bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, is a playful and comforting bedtime book

Walking on the Wild Side of Parenting

In our enthusiasm to celebrate children (a good thing), we are sometimes tempted to overlook the key Christian doctrine of original sin. A child can be raised by godly parents, yet still choose to live an ungodly life: A wise son heeds his father’s instruction, but a mocker does not listen to rebuke. – Proverbs

It’s Never Too Soon To Share Jesus With Our Kids

6 Over the course of our lives we may hold different jobs and fulfill many different roles, but the Bible makes one thing clear: the moment we become parents, raising children who know and love the Lord becomes our most important mission in life. Start children off on the way they should go, and even when

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