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celebrating the first day of summer

4 Fun Ideas for Summer Bucket Lists

4 Fun Ideas for Summer Bucket Lists

Tomorrow, June 21, marks the first day of summer (for those of us here in the United States and the rest of the northern hemisphere), and this year we will be celebrating with a Summer Bucket List pajama party! We will be wearing our PJ’s all day and sleeping in after the rooster crows (hopefully

Jesus Is God

Mareto struggles with the intangible aspects of life. He loves things like letters and numbers and trains and blocks — things that remain constant, things that he can see and touch and hold in his hands. Abstract truths are a little tougher. It can be difficult for Mareto to understand that the tree is bigger

Pinches and Grace

Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. — Hebrews 4:16 Thought for the Day: Today is a beautiful time for grace. I wanted to pinch the two girls sitting on the front row of our church

Do You Have Redonkulous Faith?

We love a good story. In the Robertson family, about the time you start learning to tie your shoes is when you start listening to good stories. Later you get your chance to tell a good story. Our stories involve experiences we have gone through, taken from the ordinary things we deal with every day,

Talking to Kids about Independence Day

Talking to Kids about the Importance of Independence Day

Independence Day with our family is about as cliché as cliché gets! It’s family, food and fireworks. In typical Texas fashion, the weather will be scorching hot.  We will head over to my in-law’s home and the older kids will immediately run into the backyard and jump in the swimming pool. The toddlers will beg for

What Grandparents Teach Us

I look to the family unit as a unit that should not be messed with — it’s that important to me.  A lot can be learned from a tight knit, God-centered family. As the saying goes, families that pray together, stay together and are blessed with unity in many of the things they do in

God Has A Plan For Your Life – And Your Child’s Life Too!

Has anyone ever asked you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Chances are, if you were raised in Western society, you’ve been asked that question on numerous occasions by relatives, teachers, guidance counselors, and other well-meaning adults who were eager to guide you on your journey to becoming a productive member

Top 4 mom bibles

Top Mom Bibles for Every Type of Mom

If you’re anything like me, having just one Bible isn’t enough! There’s the sentimental Bible with years of notes that I’m afraid to travel with for fear of losing it, there’s the Bible I keep in my car in case I get caught in a traffic standstill, there’s the Bible my husband gave me for

Parenting for Success

Parenting for True Success not Worldly Success

Shift your goal setting from “head goals” that focus on worldly success to “heart goals” that help your kid’s heart move toward God. Are you willing to do whatever it takes to help your kid succeed? One guarantee we have as Christians is that God loves us (and our kids) in a way that surpasses

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