Author Archives: Traci Little

Getting into God’s Word through Music and Family Worship

Getting into God’s Word through Music and Family Worship

My husband and I love music.  It is one of the things that connected us together in our dating years.  We both have average voices, but we love to sing out loud together – yes, even in the shower! I recently purchased a Michael Buble CD for him our anniversary and we can belt out

When Kids Feel Rejection and Hurt: Help Them Focus on God’s Love

I sometimes still struggle with rejection and the hurt that comes from it.  Knowing the height and length and breadth of God’s love for me helps me realize that what He thinks about me is what truly matters; I can rest in the freedom that I am secure in His boundless love.  How can we help our

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Helping Children Appreciate God’s Creation: 5 Simple Ideas

In the every day busy moments of our life, we can begin to lose our appreciation and wonder of God’s creation. We can grow desensitized to the details of life and the beauty of simple joys. Children are good at reminding us to slow down and enjoy those very moments, but even they need to

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Thanksgiving Bible Verses – Free Thanksgiving Countdown Printable

You may have heard of advent countdowns to Christmas, but what about a countdown of Thanksgiving Bible verses for the month of November? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! It’s a time to give thanks to God for all the blessings of the year, and for all that God provides. And that is why

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How to Protect Children Online: Advice for Parents of Younger Kids

There are few topics that raise questions and concern in parents quite like that of how to protect children online. As a parent of younger kids, I haven’t run across many issues when it comes to our children spending time online… but I know those years loom ahead of us. Even though our kids are

Family Night Tips: Make It Fun Not Forced

There’s nothing worse than forced, family nights! I can hear that parent now, “You will have fun whether you like it or not!” I don’t want to have to twist my kids’ arms to spend time together as a family. I want them to love it now when the are little, so they’ll love it

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Make a Difference at School this Year

How can we encourage our children to make a difference at school this year? As a parent, I want to ensure that I’m not just sending my kids off on this new adventure unprepared; I want to prep their hearts so they can truly make a difference at school this year. Opportunities to make choices

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Keeping a Spiritual Fitness Routine for Kids During Summer Break

I’m not good with lack of routine.  Some people thrive on spontaneity; I thrive on order and structure. Sticking with a routine for kids during your summer break can be challenging, but I’d argue that routines are still very valuable. While vacations are a wonderful, much-needed break, it can be hard to stick with things like

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