Christmas Surprises and Christmas Crackers

Christmas Surprises & Christmas Cracker

The first Christmas was full of surprises.  It is likely Christmas at your house is also full of surprises.  One of the ways we keep Christ in Christmas is by reflecting on all the surprises during the first Christmas.  While making the craft of a Christmas Cracker suggested below, discuss with your child, in an age appropriate manner, all the surprises that occurred that first … [Read more...]

A Christian’s Guide to Dealing with Sin

A Christian Guide to Dealing with Sin

A Christian's Guide to Dealing with Sin We live in a harsh world, a world that is full of temptation and heartache.  God changed my life, but I don't always live it.  It'd be great to say that I have been able to put away the things of the world completely, but the truth is that none of us will be able to say this until the final amen resounds from this earth.  We will … [Read more...]

It Will Be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change – Review and Giveaway

It Will Be Okay

Growing up brings changes (starting school, a new sibling, a new expectation).  Changes can trigger fears that are sometimes real and sometimes imagined.  As adults, it is our job to help children learn that, in the midst of change, they don’t have to be afraid.  As Christians, we also have a duty to help children to remember that God is a good God, even when life does not feel … [Read more...]

God has a Purpose for Your Waiting

God Has a Purpose for Your Waiting You have likely seen the above picture floating around social media. It is designed to make you feel ok, if not good, about waiting on God. However, I want to feel more than good about waiting on God; I want to experience a joy and peace that only God can give me. Which leads me to today’s post. Like many of you, I am also waiting on the … [Read more...]

God Is Always Good {Review & Giveaway}

God Is Always Good | Review and Giveaway

I received a copy of God Is Always Good for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Where is God when bad things happen?  It's a question we all have asked at one time or another.  While it is difficult to come up with an answer as an adult, no adult wants to be speechless when a child asks that same question. God Is Always Good: Comfort for Kids Facing Grief, Fear, or … [Read more...]