Top 10 Grace K!DS Blog Post Round Up
Top 10 Grace K!DS Blog Post Round Up
Grace K!DS

It has been four months since we launched the Grace K!DS blog!  We have loved every minute of it and hope that you have enjoyed the content, tips, and Christ-centered parenting tips.   Since the summer is here and you may have more time to read, or listen, to the blog posts we wanted to share our favorite 10 posts so far. These are in no particular order but are all packed full of wisdom, laughter, and encouragement. #10 Don’t …

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Book Review: Domestic Monastery
Book Review: Domestic Monastery
Grace K!DS

I love reading. It is honestly one of my favorite things to do. It seems like I am constantly adding the pile of books on my nightstand, which drives my husband crazy. But they don’t just sit there collecting dust, I actually read them and then pass them on to someone else.    I usually find my reading material through listening to podcasts. Often there are book authors on to talk about their latest project but they also tend to …

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5 Top Staycation Ideas
5 Top Staycation Ideas
Grace K!DS

Summer is a time when most people think of “vacation.”  This could mean traveling to see family, going to the beach, getting away, or even that amazing Disney vacay that so many people dream of.    All of that is amazing and I hope you got to do that if you wanted to. But the reality for many people with families, jobs, and shoestring budgets is that a big vacation may not be possible.    That’s okay too.   We …

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Why You Should Pray For Patience
Why You Should Pray For Patience
Grace K!DS

If you grew up anywhere around the church, or maybe even if you didn’t but just knew a well-meaning person that liked to hand out random popular saying, you probably have heard something along the lines of “Don’t pray for patience!  You won’t like what God will put you through to teach you!” “Don’t pray for patience!  You won’t like what God will put you through to teach you!” I always giggled when I heard this and thought, “It must …

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Talking To Kids About Loss
Talking To Kids About Loss
Grace K!DS

Loss is all around us. There is no way around it. As adults, we know this. You have likely experienced some kind of loss. Whether it is a family member, a pet, or just the idea of what you think life should be like, loss is real and touches everyone.    Once you become a parent there is a new layer to loss. How on Earth do we talk to our kids about loss? Should we hide loss from them? …

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Savoring Summer: Why Summer is My Favorite
Savoring Summer: Why Summer is My Favorite
Grace K!DS

Summertime is one of my favorite times of the year. I’m not crazy about the heat but I have other reasons for wanting to savor this time of year.    As the wife of a teacher, our school years are hectic and sometimes I feel like I’m doing everything myself. With five kids in tow who have needs, activities, and places to be on time, it can feel overwhelming.    But when that sweet summertime gets here that ends. We …

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