How to Be the Church
How to Be the Church
Grace K!DS

What is the Church? When you hear the word “church” what do you think of? Do you think of pews and a pulpit? Maybe a choir, piano, or baptismal? Or maybe you grew up Southern Baptist like me and your mind immediately takes you to a place of fellowship halls and potlucks.    There are also some of you out there who think only of judgment, gossip, and not feeling good enough. If that is you, I’m so sorry you …

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How to Set Family Goals for 2022: 5 Great Tips to Get You Started
How to Set Family Goals for 2022: 5 Great Tips to Get You Started
Grace K!DS

Talking about making goals during the new year is so common it is almost cliche and honestly pretty tired. But as a huge fan of making and meeting goals, I have to write a post about making goals for your family in 2022.    I mean what kind of type A, 1 on the Enneagram, super goal-oriented person would I be if I didn’t write about making goals and meeting them as a family? So here we go: How to …

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Teaching Your Kids Gratitude Plus Six Activities to Help
Teaching Your Kids Gratitude Plus Six Activities to Help
Grace K!DS

In a world full of wants and instant gratification, it may seem impossible to teach anyone how to be grateful, let alone children. I mean they are tough customers and if yours are anything like mine, they are starting their Christmas list on December 26th (which is offensive because that is my birthday, I’m kidding…maybe).    Even with all of the things we have to compete with when it comes to teaching our children how to be grateful, there are …

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5 Tips for Surviving Fall Back
5 Tips for Surviving Fall Back
Grace K!DS

Time changes are literally my least favorite thing ever. I mean why? Benjamin Franklin decided more than 200 years ago to do something that made life for us miserable for two weeks out of the year. Especially as parents. I mean I have seriously considered moving to Arizona because I dislike the time change so much. The only thing that stops me is my dislike of the desert.    However, in my years of parenting during a time change, I …

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Sabbath: My Favorite Day of the Week
Sabbath: My Favorite Day of the Week
Grace K!DS

When you think of the Sabbath do you immediately think of the “olden days?” Your mind may take you to historical places and the days of nothing being open on Sundays (I was not alive during the “closed on Sunday” times but I have heard stories).    Sabbath is so much more than that and is still relevant today. I started my journey of taking a Sabbath at the beginning of 2021 and have learned a ton, failed some, and …

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Fun Fall Activities for Families
Fun Fall Activities for Families
Grace K!DS

Bring on the fall family fun! The afternoon temperatures might tell us we are getting ahead of ourselves, but we are bursting with enthusiasm for fall fun. Here is our round-up of ways to celebrate fall around Tyler and Lindale.   Pack in some fun at a pumpkin patch!  What is more fitting for the season than visiting a farm, picking the perfect pumpkin, and snapping a family picture for your memories? We’re pretty sure this is top of most …

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