Category: Seasonal

25 Random Acts of Kindness to Spread Love Today

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In today’s world it is so easy to get bogged down by the negativity we see in our day-to-day lives. From the media focusing on the bad things happening around us to bullying in our schools to the unhappy person standing next to us in the grocery line, one thing is abundantly clear: We need… Read more

25 Valentine’s Day Conversation Starters for Your Family

Parenting - Family

These Valentine’s Day conversation starters are a great way to engage kids in discussions about the greatest commandment. When asked by the Pharisees which commandment of the law was most important, Jesus replied: You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. A… Read more

10 Inspiring Children’s Books to Read in Honor of Black History Month

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February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Teaching children about Black History Month and the many important contributions and accomplishments of African Americans can be done through the art of storytime! From the time children begin to develop… Read more

How To Write A Family Mission Statement

Maternity Centre - Family

In today’s culture, we’re all about sharing stories. We flock to social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to tell our tale through daily photos and to watch the story of others’ lives unfold in our feed. The more we have access to the story of others, the more we wonder about our own. Comparison… Read more

The Light of Epiphany: Hope for the New Year

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There’s a bright light shining through our front window. The curtains fell down one evening in December while my husband and I were watching TV. We heard a crash and rushed to the dining room to see our front window curtains on top of my buffet, the one filled with my china. Thankfully, nothing was… Read more