When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.
Something that I learned during my years of teaching preschool, is that young children (ages 1-3) live in the present. They are aware of their surroundings and the people who are with them. They might understand that Mommy is coming … Continue reading
Puppets edutain children. They can educate while delighting children. Simple puppets of heads on a Popsicle stick to the carved ones on television shows all bring inanimate objects to life and their movements can grab a child’s interest. Paper plate … Continue reading
In two more days we will celebrate my mother’s 95th birthday. She is an amazing woman who has lived a full life. Losing my father 10 years ago was the hardest experience she has ever faced. Still in love after … Continue reading
School years can be a time of enormous growth and blessing for the children in our lives, but they can also be incredibly challenging. This makes praying for our kids at school massively important! But what should you pray about? … Continue reading