Author Archives: Traci Little

Celebrating Christmas With Your Senses

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

52 Scriptures Every Kid Should Know

I sat there, feet dangling off the edge of my bed.  My ruffled pajama bottoms hung past my ankles and hovered over the top of my toes. Bedtime was my favorite time with my father.  I was a young girl, maybe 3 or 4, but he made it a practice to have my sister and

Helping Kids Express Everyday Gratitude

Finding ways to grumble and complain is easy.  Choosing to look for ways to express gratitude can seem like one of those dreaded last chance workouts on the hit series, The Biggest Loser. And for kids, giving thanks in all things can be like eating their peas before the can enjoy dessert! So parents, how do we

Summer’s Comin’… Can You Picture It?

Summer is definitely our family’s favorite season!  We love to spend time at the lake, soak up the sunshine, and eat lots of ice cream!  Oh, and who can forget s’mores? I’m an extremely goal driven person, but when it comes to summer, part of me wants to throw all those goals out the window.  Here are some ways to

Spring Craft For Kids: Be The Hands Of God

It’s been a LONG winter here in Upstate, New York. The kids and I have experienced our share of stir crazy moments, but  this spring craft brought a little sunshine to our day. My children are at a “hands on” age, and they love hearing me say, “Let’s make a craft!” But as a busy mom, I’m

Creative Ways to Incorporate Biblical Lessons into Play

God’s Word is applicable to every day living.  I love that our Heavenly Father is interested in the tiniest details of our lives. He loves us THAT much! Our daughter is in second grade, but we also have two little boys who are still home with me (ages 5 and 2).  Any mother of boys

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