Three Ways to Have Devotions With Your Toddler

Written by: | May 31, 2017

Do you find this verse a daunting task? “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” After we become parents, we quickly realize all our many shortcomings.  There’s nothing like raising little people that really kicks the sanctification...
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Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

Written by: | May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is upon us, and I think for most of it the holiday conjures up thoughts of barbecues, the beginning of summer – and of course, an extra day off work!  We know academically of course that Memorial Day is about remembering those who have died in defense...
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Your Family Summer Spiritual Growth Plan

Written by: | May 24, 2017

Has summer started in your house yet? Even if school isn’t out for your family yet, I’m betting you can feel it quickly approaching. Whether it’s within your own kids who are counting down the days to the last day of school or watching friends’ kids hold up those...
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The Best Summer Devotional Books for Kids

Written by: | May 19, 2017

The lazy days of summer are right around the corner. Who’s excited?? Actually, if I’m honest, I’m not that excited. See, I work full time, so our days are the same whether school is in session or not. We get up in the morning, eat breakfast together, I head...
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Teach Kids that God’s Mercies Are New Every Morning

Written by: | May 15, 2017

My daughter is a quarter of the way through 7th grade. If there’s anything I remember about 7th grade, it’s that everything is awkward. Your body is changing which kicks in all sorts of insecurities. You’re trying super hard to be accepted and be considered “cool.” As the only...
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To the Hurting Mom on Mother’s Day

Written by: | May 12, 2017

With all of the Mother’s Day love flowing everywhere, we forget that not every mom is getting flowers and cards.  Some mothers are hurting this year.  Those women who have lost a child, or have a prodigal, are feeling the loss even more during this season. I understand.  I...
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Make Summer Reading Fun for Kids

Written by: | May 10, 2017

Reading is not something that needs to be forced in our house. My boys love to read, but they don’t always make the time for it. During the school year, they read books, but mostly to fulfill reading requirements  and complete book reports. While they often get to choose...
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4 Ways to Prepare Kids for a New Sibling

Written by: | May 1, 2017

“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” Psalm 127:3 Bringing home a new baby is life changing. Whether it is your first or your eighth, adding another child to your family creates a new dynamic, and until that new baby is...
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