Thankful in All Things: It Changes Everything
Thankful in All Things: It Changes Everything
Grace K!DS

Do you ever lay awake at night with your mind racing? You want so badly to sleep, but your brain just won’t let you? I have spent many a night tossing and turning as I attempt to solve all the world’s problems…and a few zillion of my own. Well, I have changed. Profoundly. A few years ago I read a book that changed me, in a forever kind of way. In a way that even my husband noticed. The book …

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Don’t Blink…Seriously, Don’t
Don’t Blink…Seriously, Don’t
Grace K!DS

More than 30 years out, I’m here to tell you that it’s true. When your kids are little, and so not independent, you feel like you will be wiping hinnies, bathing, feeding, cleaning, and refereeing forever. I remember being so overwhelmed at times.  Trying to keep up with 3 little boys and all their antics was no small thing.  The exhaustion is only a short memory away. As a mom you spend your day and dare I say life, giving …

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The Messy, Amazing, and Imaginative Kindergarten Phase
The Messy, Amazing, and Imaginative Kindergarten Phase
Grace K!DS

THE PHASE WHEN UNFILTERED WORDS MAKE YOU LAUGH, SCHOOL DROP–OFF MAKES YOU CRY, AND LIFE BECOMES A STAGE WHERE YOUR KID SHOUTS, “LOOK AT ME!”   I still remember the tears (mine!) when I dropped off my first child in his Kindergarten classroom. The next year when I dropped off my second child I thought it would be a breeze and I even planned to meet some friends for celebratory coffee afterward, but the huge sob that made its way …

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Big World, Big Dreams
Big World, Big Dreams
Grace K!DS

Before Jesus left his earthly home to live in eternity with the Father he gave us some instruction. He actually gave us LOTS of direction concerning how he desires for us to live. I want to talk a little bit about a special charge that he gave us. In one of the books of the Bible named after one of his special disciples Matthew, Jesus told us to go and make disciples of all nations. Again, in a book of …

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5 Storybook Bibles and Illustrated Devotionals We LOVE!
5 Storybook Bibles and Illustrated Devotionals We LOVE!
Grace K!DS

I rallied some of my mom friends and asked them what Bible and devotionals they are using and loving right now. I have compiled a list of the favorites to share with you. There are so many good ones out there and if your current favorite didn’t make the list, I’m sure it is still awesome. And we definitely want to know about so tell us what you are loving in the comments! The most important part of any storybook …

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8 Easter Activities That Point Kids to Jesus
8 Easter Activities That Point Kids to Jesus
Grace K!DS

Easter is hands down my favorite holiday! It trumps my birthday and even Christmas. Being a follower of Jesus Christ makes my celebration all about our risen Lord who took the sin that I can’t eradicate out of my own life and paid the debt on it. I’m living debt-free and that is something to celebrate!   I always want to give this celebration, of knowing the living savior, my all. I aim to go big! I plan a big …

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