Category: Parenting Tips

Father’s Day Fun With Purpose

What pops into your mind when you think of Father’s Day? A new tie? Dad jokes? (Hi hungry! I’m Dad!) Memories of your father? Father’s Day inevitably makes me thankful for my perfect Heavenly Father and I love using Father’s Day as an opportunity to teach kids about Him! I’ve put together some ideas to…
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A Meaningful Mother’s Day! Activities for Kids

Did you know a mother elephant seal can lose 600 pounds in one month while she’s nursing her pup!? (And now some of my readers are feeling jealous of elephant seals for the first time in their lives.) Did you know African elephants have pregnancies that last almost 2 years!? (The aforementioned readers are no…
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Teaching Kids the Sanctity of Life

In 2019, abortion ended more than twice as many lives as cancer, alcohol, smoking, HIV/AIDS, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. This tragic loss of human life should remind us how important it is to share the truth that every person is created and loved by God. Children need to know the immeasurable value God places…
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10 Meaningful Christmas Activities for Kids

Kids love Christmas! The lights, the treats, the PRESENTS. But most of all we want our kids to know that Christmas is about Jesus. Here are 10 easy, low-prep ideas to help you focus your children’s hearts on Jesus as they anticipate Christmas. These ideas all came from our FREE Enjoying Advent! Activity Guide. It’s…
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10 Bible Time Family Favorites

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things I enjoy lots of things. Reading. Coffee. Friends. A good movie. Kid snuggles. Sleep. Not necessarily in that order. One thing I REALLY enjoy is learning about new resources to help me and my kids know and enjoy Jesus more. So, Nathan and I put our heads…
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Back to School Bible Lesson for Kids

Kids across the country are heading back to school to learn reading, writing, and all kinds of other stuff. This is a fantastic opportunity to teach them about God who never needs to learn because he already knows EVERYTHING. God knows EVERYTHING about animals, colors, the Bible, cartoons, and kids. That’s a super important truth…
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Memory Verse Music for Families to Sing

My kids often enjoy Scripture songs while they ride in the car, mix up a batch of waffles (with unicorn fluff, of course), or brush their hair. In this guest post, award-winning children’s author Danika Cooley shares some of her favorite sources of Scripture songs for families. We use some of these songs in our…
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10 Easy Bible Verse Memory Games

“Fathers, do not POKE your children!” That’s what my 4 year old said when I asked what her new memory verse was. My wife has recently been teaching Ephesians 6:1-4 to our little ones bit by bit and apparently when they started verse 4, my Party Girl thought “provoke” sounded a lot like “poke.” This…
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Stepping Over the Fences

Can you picture two young black American girls playing and having the time of their lives with a German white elderly couple? A sweet friendship formed because of the innocence and curiosity of two little girls and the kindness extended by the Wagners. We called them our Oma and Opa, they were our German grandparents…
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Talking to Kids About Kindness

If you’re watching the news and keeping up with current events, you’re probably struck by the brokenness of our world. The world has always been broken, but right now the brokenness and sadness are on full display for all to see. I’ve been struck by the brokenness, but also have been wondering… what do I…
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