Snuggle Up and Read

It is a wet, chilly season here in Illinois. I love to see God’s handiwork painted in the fall colors of the leaves. I love to enjoy a bowl of warm, homemade soup with my family. I love to snuggle … Continue reading

Fun ideas for families when the lights go out

  My husband and I have spent much of the day preparing for Hurricane Matthew. We’ve had a false sense of security until the predictions changed. Instead of Matthew blowing out to sea, they are now predicting he will hug … Continue reading

Make a Family Devotion Jar

Kids love routine, but they also love surprises. Here is a quick way to include both in your family devotions with kids. Create a family devotion jar. Make slips of paper with activities (various devotion styles). Let the kids take … Continue reading

A Preschool Devotion Routine

Preschool Bible storybooks on chair

Preschoolers love to pretend, AND they love to be just like their older siblings. Back-to-school time is an opportunity to combine those loves into a preschool devotion activity.

Acting Out Bible Stories

speaker at park

Last week we looked at Baby, Baby! by Diane Stortz. It is a board book full of super fun baby actions – waves, wiggles, bounces, jiggles – to name a few. Don’t the words make want you to act it out with a … Continue reading