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Happy Thanksgiving

I want to be sure you know how thankful I am for you, my blog readers. Your blog comments and emails encouraged me this year. Your investment in our resources supported me this year. Your desire to follow God in raising kids inspired me. So, thank you! Thank you for being a part of my… Continue Reading

Peace Plan for the Holidays

The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving or Christmas can be quite stressful. I know for myself, I’ve had several times of tears as I think about this week. Your points of stress are probably different than mine, but many moms are concerned. Without going into the details of why I’m stressed, I’d like to share… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Games for Kids

Thanksgiving Games for Kids

It’s always fun to have Thanksgiving games for kids or Thanksgiving family games.Yesterday at Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch, I showed a few fun Thanksgiving games for kids that you might want to include this Thursday. They are super-simple. In fact, you would only need to buy M&M’s and orange balloons to play all three of… Continue Reading

Decorative Jar of Thanks Craft Activity for Kids

Decorative Jar of Thanks Craft Activity for Kids

Need easy Thanksgiving craft ideas for kids? Try a DIY gratitude jar! Gratitude mason jars are great Thanksgiving craft ideas for several reasons: Gratitude jars are simple and easy to make (perfect even for small children!) Gratitude jars give kids a fun, hands-on way to learn about true thankfulness DIY Gratitude jars are easy enough… Continue Reading

A Thankfulness Tree

A Thankfulness Tree

This time of year, you can’t be online without seeing all the amazing things people are doing. Things that encourage thankfulness in their families. My friends are posting picture on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. Blogger’s are out in full force letting us on know how important this is. We need family traditions to pass down…. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Traditions & Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving Traditions & Thanksgiving Crafts

I don’t remember when we started one of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. To this day, Aunt Kerry is expected to bring Oreo turkey cookies.  Yesterday, I had fun with my granddaughters as they had friends over to make … you guessed it … Oreo turkey cookies. Not only did we continue our Thanksgiving traditions, we… Continue Reading

What are You Thankful For {Give Thanks at the Table}

What are You Thankful For {Give Thanks at the Table}

When I was growing up, my dad had us go around the table and and answer the question, “What are you thankful for”. The past few years, we’ve put a twist on this activity. If you’ve never shared what you are thankful for around the Thanksgiving table, here are some fun ways to do so…. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Literature Activities {Day 15}

Do your kiddos love to read? Mine do! They are total bibliophiles — I am constantly hunting them out of the nooks and crannies of our house (where they hide to read) to complete chores and school work. They come by it honestly. Both my husband and I love to read! I suggest reading How… Continue Reading

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Thanksgiving is just one week away, so let’s integrate homeschool into your Thanksgiving celebration.  Today, I’m sharing Thanksgiving writing prompts to help you in your homeschool. If you scroll around on my blog, you’ll find other Thanksgiving activities for kids. Today is sweet and simple. . . 5 writing prompts to help your kids write… Continue Reading

Create a Habit of Thankfulness in Your Children {Day 13}

Create a Habit of Thankfulness in Your Children {Day 13}

In our fallen, sinful nature, we humans are not naturally thankful beings. Because it does not just happen, we must help our children grow in thankfulness until is woven into the fabric of who they are. Romans 1:18-32 shares an interesting perspective on how mankind came to the place of having rebellious hearts, filled with… Continue Reading