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Things to be Grateful For List – Leading into Advent

Things to be Grateful For List – Leading into Advent

Advent begins next Sunday. What are you doing to prepare for Christmas through this coming Advent Season?  In our family, we read a special set of Scriptures throughout Advent, to refocus our attention on Christ during the holiday season.  Personally, I think it would be great to connect Thanksgiving to Advent & Christmas by using… 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

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

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

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