The Blessings of Disappointment (Or, the Surprise Lesson of the Golden Egg)

This past Sunday was Easter Sunday, and just like many churches across the nation and maybe even around the world, our church had an egg hunt for the kids. The preschool and Kindergarten group raced out into their section of the hunt, as they usually do, like a bunch of hungry monkeys in a banana … More The Blessings of Disappointment (Or, the Surprise Lesson of the Golden Egg)

Just Imagine…

Imagination. It’s a quality that children are notorious for. As we grow up, often times our imagination skills grow weak, buried under growing responsibility and a desire to appear more like an adult. But a lack of imagination sometimes plagues younger kids as well. We can blame too much screen time or an ever growing … More Just Imagine…

A New Valentine’s Day Tradition for Kids: Beyond Cute Cards and Sweets

Valentine’s Day seems to be getting a bad rap lately. The holiday of love is being accused of commercialism, a reason to spend money unnecessarily, spiking insulin with all those chocolates, and putting undue pressure on new relationships to “do something.” On the other hand, it’s also a good excuse for those in long-term relationships … More A New Valentine’s Day Tradition for Kids: Beyond Cute Cards and Sweets