Making Lent a Family Event

Lent, the forty days leading up to Easter, begins today, Ash Wednesday. Christians often give up something they value during this time to help them focus on Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.  I haven’t always given something up for Lent, but I believe … Continue reading

Winter Fun for the Birds!

Project Overview: Materials Needed:  peanut butter, birdseed, pine cones (empty toilet paper rolls can work great also) and string In my home state of Michigan, winter can often seem never-ending – particularly when you have a house full of little … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Salad

As Valentine’s Day approaches, your children or grandkids may be breaking out the construction paper, scissors, glitter and glue. Along with red paper hearts come lots of sweet treats. Kids love baking heart-shaped cookies and eating candy hearts, but the … Continue reading

Building Your Child’s Character

Make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love. For if you possess these … Continue reading