Posts Tagged ‘family’

Using a Bad Day to Point Your Child to the Gospel

It was one of those nights. The ones where the clock ticking down to bedtime couldn’t possibly move any slower. It had been a rough day. K had been particularly… well.. three years old. We’d been struggling with disobedience, stubbornness, angry outbursts, mischievousness, and lack of self-control all. day. long. Typically on nights like this…

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Names of Jesus Advent Ornaments {Christ-Centered Christmas Series}

For the last post in this year’s Christ-Centered Christmas Series, I wanted to share one of our family’s favorite traditions. I hope you enjoy! Our First Christmas Tradition When I was researching Christmas traditions for my son’s first Christmas, one of the first things I came across was this post. I immediately fell in love…

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Baby Jesus – Play Through the Bible – Week 13

Just in time for Christmas next week we have made it to the story of baby Jesus! If you are looking for some fun and easy activities to do with your little one next week, look no further. If you haven’t read the introduction to this series yet I recommend going here. For all the plans in one…

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Our Christmas Tradition of Sweet Rolls – Guest Post by Lindsey Whitney of Growing Kids Ministry {Christ-Centered Christmas Series}

Up next in the Christ-Centered Christmas traditions series is Lindsey Whitney of Growing Kids Ministry sharing how their simple family tradition bridges the generations and slows them down to celebrate Christ’s birth.    There is something about the smell of cinnamon wafting through the air that means Christmas is nearby.   Perhaps it’s the candle on…

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Celebrating St. Nicholas’ Day {Christ-Centered Christmas Series}

Today I am sharing one of our favorite Christmas-time traditions – St. Nicholas’ Day!   For the longest time I’ve been taken a great interest to the traditional church calendar and holidays. There is something so beautiful about setting your calendar around holidays that point you to Christ, especially when it is so easy to…

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Christmas Eve at the Hollingsworth Household – Guest Post {Christ-Centered Christmas Series}

  Next up in our Christ-Centered Christmas traditions series is Alyssa Hollingsworth of alyssahollingsworth.com sharing her family’s Christmas Eve traditions.   Christmas Eve at the Hollingsworth household is generally a quiet affair—well, as quiet as seven adults, two little kids, a mixture of cousins (depending on the year), and various dogs can be. The house has long…

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A Christ-Centered Christmas — Blog Round-Up

Before our Christ-Centered Christmas Traditions series starts up next week, I thought i’d kick it off with a round-up of some of my favorite Christmas posts I’ve found this year. There are some great thoughts and ideas in these posts so be sure to check them out! If you’ve written a post about how to make…

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