Surrendering Your Family to Jesus
Surrendering Your Family to Jesus
Grace K!DS

Surrender.   What do you think of when you think of surrendering?   I think of waving the white flag. Giving up. Giving my freedom, choices, and care to another. Historically speaking surrender is not a good thing.  It doesn’t benefit the one surrendering. The world’s view of surrender wreaks of a clear winner and loser.   Is this how you see surrender? If you surrender to someone do you think you are losing? Giving up freedom? Handing your choices …

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Leveraging Family Rhythms
Leveraging Family Rhythms
Grace K!DS

All families have rhythms. Whether you realize it or not, your family has a rhythm that it follows. There may be times that it seems chaotic or unseen but if you strip away of all of the fluff you will the cadence to which your family marches.    There are some typical rhythms that almost every family has and those are the rhythms we want to take advantage of as we raise our kids. However, each family has some uniqueness …

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Preparing Your Kindergartener (And Yourself) For School
Preparing Your Kindergartener (And Yourself) For School
Grace K!DS

Two of my five kids have successfully finished Kindergarten and my third one is going to be entering kinder in the fall of 2022. I remember the anxiety that plagued me when I was preparing my first child to enter the world of education. He had never even gone to pre-k. I stayed at home and taught him all he needed to know. This allowed him to be a kid but I was concerned he wouldn’t be able to hang …

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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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