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3 Steps on How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

3 Steps on How to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

Our 30 Days of Thanksgiving Ideas is concluding this week with how to teach kids to be grateful as we prepare for Christmas. Being grateful is not just for November and Thanksgiving. An attitude of gratitude should be year-round, especially during Advent, as we prepare our hearts for Christmas. If you missed any of our… Continue Reading

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How can we encourage gratitude for kids? Let’s jump right in . . . Pray to Encourage Gratitude for Kids Praying seems so simple, but doesn’t always happen. We say our relationship with God is most important, but the urgent activities take over and we push prayer aside.  If that is a picture of your… Continue Reading

15 Ways to Be a Blessing With Your Kids

15 Ways to Be a Blessing With Your Kids

Nobody wants their children to be ungrateful. We hope that the sweet children we have been given to raise will become kind, loving, compassionate adults. Not greedy, selfish, or uncaring. There may be days those greedy thoughts are all they express. We need to show them how to think of others before themselves, but how?… Continue Reading

Prayers of Thanksgiving to be Praying Over Your Child

Prayers of Thanksgiving to be Praying Over Your Child

In this age of instant information, dominated by social media it is easy to get distracted. It is easy to take for grant our greatest privilege as a parent . . . the privilege to pray over our children. During the Thanksgiving season, I want to offer you the five below prayers that you can… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids {Day 11}

5 Ways to Raise Grateful Kids {Day 11}

Every time my four-year-old niece greets her grandfather at the door, she plants both her hands on her hips with her feet apart, saying, ‘Where are the presents?’ Her grandfather, who is incredibly generous, hands her an envelope with money in it. But, this little girl doesn’t realize money is present-worthy at this point and… Continue Reading

Hunter’s World Race {Day 9}

Hunter’s World Race {Day 9}

During the month of November my blog focuses on giving thanks. One way we can help our kids be thankful is moving their focus from self to others. At Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch, I shared how we helped our own kids focus on others and become more mission-minded. But . . . the real proof… Continue Reading

3 Secrets in Teaching Kids Gratitude

3 Secrets in Teaching Kids Gratitude

First of all, to all my blog subscribers, I apologize for unfinished blog posts being emailed to you earlier today. I’ve been in El Salvador interviewing teachers & students for our new school, as well as working with our scholarship students and hosting Bible study for our teen girls. All that to say, I’ve written… Continue Reading

Did You get your Mother’s Day Freebie?

Happy Mother’s Day I just returned from El Salvador where they celebrate “Feliz Dia de la Madre” on May 10th. Across the world, we are all thankful for our moms. No matter where you live, it’s time to celebrate moms. In El Salvador, we bought roses for each of our scholarship moms. At the end… Continue Reading

7 Family Christmas Traditions

7 Family Christmas Traditions

We have several family Christmas traditions. I hope they encourage you to have your own family traditions.   Giving Gifts to Missionaries As a family, we chose one of our missionary families & contacted them to see what type of gift would be helpful to their kids. My kids sold pumpkin bread & chocolate chip… Continue Reading

Why Take Family Mission Trips ?

Why Take Family Mission Trips ?

I’m headed home from another mission trip, thinking back to the times we took our own family mission trips.  Our kids were 5-10 years old at the time, as we traveled deep into the mountains of Mexico.  If you ask my kids, they would tell you those trips were some of the best we took…. Continue Reading