Five Ways to Share Love Letters With Your Child

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to write a letter to your child, to tell them how much you love them. But why limit it to one day a year? Here’s five ways to bless … Continue reading

Making a Thankfulness Jar: An Easy Way for Families to Celebrate the Year.

At the beginning of 2016 my twenty-eight year old niece began a new tradition. She decided to record her most treasured moments of the year on colored sticky notes, and collect them in a jar. Then, twelve months later, on … Continue reading

Save Educational Gifts for New Year’s Day

thumb_book_stack_of_books_taller_ga_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.

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Book Review: Christmas Is Coming! But Waiting Is Hard! by Karen Whiting

■Christmas Is Coming! But Waiting Is Hard! ■Author: Karen Whiting ■Pages: 112 ■Publisher: Abingdon Press; Gld edition (September 20, 2016) ■ISBN-10: 1501824724 ■ISBN-13: 978-1501824722 ■SRP: $16.99 ■Reviewed By: Cheryl Malandrinos Rating: My childhood was filled with activities that prepared my heart for … Continue reading