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Christmas Traditions That Keep Christ In Christmas

Christmas Traditions That Keep Christ In Christmas

“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a Son, and they will call Him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). – Matthew 1:23 Every year, as my husband and I plan our Christmas activities for the season, my mind cannot help but wander down memory lane to reflect upon Christmas’s past. I am flooded with

Do Our Kids Know How Adored They Are by God?

  As parents, we constantly strive to raise emotionally healthy children, don’t we? We do our best to provide our kids with safe, stable and supportive home environments where words of love are spoken, acts of kindness are practiced daily, and mercy, grace, and forgiveness flow freely. We make it our parental priority to tend

Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

If we could pick just one personal quality to cultivate in our daughters – if we could gift wrap one specific character trait and envelope them in it like a warm, cozy sweater – what would it be? Based on the multitude of challenges that women face in the world today, particularly young women of

Loving Our Kids Like Jesus Loves Us

School is out – vacation season is upon us – summer has finally arrived! Families love summertime. Longer days mean more quality time sharing exciting activities with our kids! Summer also provides us with many fun ways to grow spiritually. Whether we send our kids to Vacation Bible School, join a summer Bible study, or

Storytelling Matters: How to Share the Bible with Young Kids

Children love stories. Our kids never tire of hearing chronicles from our family history, or tales about their favorite heroes and heroines, or stories about the wondrous miracles that the Almighty God has done. Sharing stories with the next generation is one of life’s greatest pleasures and privileges! The stories that we tell our kids

The Bible – God’s Love Letter To Our Kids

Recently, as a young mom and I were bonding over dinner, my friend shared that she was planning to dedicate her children to the Lord in our church’s next child dedication service. To prepare for the ceremony, she excitedly described how she was going through the process of picking a personal life verse for her

Our Pets Bless Our Families – How Can We Bless Our Pets?

My family loves animals. Whenever we gather to pore over family scrapbooks and albums (not all photos are digitized, I frequently remind the kids!), we always share time bonding over memories of Tiger and Tinker (my childhood cats), Queenie and Dutch (my faithful dogs), and all our other cherished pets from yesteryear! When we count

25 Books of Christmas: A New Christmas Tradition

How does your family prepare for Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth? Do you light Advent candles, bake sugar cookies, or sing Christmas carols? Perhaps you decorate your house in festive lights, trim the Christmas tree, and watch your favorite movies as you sip hot cocoa and enjoy the warmth of a crackling fire?

Read The Bible With Your Family During National Bible Week

This week is National Bible Week (November 13-19) – a time when families across the country will explore Scripture together to learn more about God, prayer, faith, and spiritual principles that can transform our lives. And it’s not too late to celebrate! National Bible Week was established in 1941 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who believed it was

The Joy of Holiday Cooking With Your Kids

Are you ready for holiday cooking? In our family, the excitement of sharing a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal begins long before we bake the bread, carve the turkey, or serve the pumpkin pie. Months before the holidays arrive, we begin visualizing the big event in our minds, making our guest list and checking it twice,

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