Like many of us I have a little girl fascinated with the idea of being a princess. And I'm fine with this as long as she embraces it in a way that allows her to see more, do more, and be more. After all as a daughter in God's Kingdom, she truly is a princess. I also have young sons of God riveted by fairy tales and other good stories. A good story … [Read more...] about Praise for Once Upon A Time Storybook Bible and Holy Bible
Lent is meant to be a time of waiting and reflection. We do little to decorate and refrain from grand celebration, pausing instead to focus on prayer, almsgiving, and fasting. Purple may be used to designate lent and some homes like ours choose to cover any displayed crucifixes with a purple swag or cloth. As we enter Holy Week we begin to acknowledge and grapple … [Read more...] about An Easy Way to Show Holy Week in Your Home
Celebrating Lent with Young Kids Lent truly is a countdown to Easter. We offer prayers, almsgiving, and fasting as we await the resurrection of our Lord. A countdown chain gives kids a more concrete understanding of how many days are in Lent and a visual for how long Lent will continue. A paper chain is also simple and quick with little mess, all bonuses … [Read more...] about How to Make a Lent Paper Chain
January 1st is New Year's Day. It's also the day that Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of Mary. Our most recent Experience God pack was focused on The Story of Mary. The optional child craft and family activity pack was a perfect way to spend some time reflecting on Mary and her role as "Mother" in the holy family. We did three of the supplied crafts focused on … [Read more...] about Crafts Celebrating the Story of Mary
Amy Grant is an amazing recording artist and a family favorite. Her Christmas albums always top the stack when we start playing seasonal music. Her songs play in the background during some of my favorite holiday memories; decorating the Christmas tree, making cookies, and snuggling up with beloved Christmas picture books. Her newest album, "Tennessee Christmas" has … [Read more...] about Win an Amy Grant Tennessee Christmas CD!