Our Favorite Family Travel Tips
Our Favorite Family Travel Tips
Grace K!DS

I love to travel and I love adventure, but sometimes the thought of long road trips with kids can make me panic. Mostly because my kids can barely handle a 30-minute car ride to Tyler! We are planning for a 15-hour road trip through 7 states with our 7, 4, and 2-year-old and I am working hard to prep ahead of time so we make the most of our time in the car. I want this trip to be fun …

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Best Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer
Best Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer
Grace K!DS

When the weather outside is frightful and a fire is definitely not delightful… yes, we are talking about you summer! (Insert side-eye) You’re coming in hot.    It’s quickly becoming that time of the year when all we want to do is sit in an ice-cold bath and avoid stepping outside.    No doubt we will be rotating between all the local splash pads, turning on the sprinkler multiple times a week, and devouring cold watermelon as much as we …

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Summer Survival Tips
Summer Survival Tips
Grace K!DS

Summer is right around the corner. For some moms, it feels like sweet relief after months of early mornings, homework, school projects, and activities. For other moms it can seem incredibly overwhelming because they wonder, what am I going to do with everyone home all summer? In some ways summer gives us the opportunity to do things we’ve been wanting to do – read more books together, perhaps actually do those Pinterest crafts we pinned months ago, eat dinner outside, …

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Hospitality in the Little Years
Hospitality in the Little Years
Grace K!DS

Whenever the doorbell rings or there is a knock at the front door, my kids all race to see who it is. They’ve actually become so accustomed to people coming into our home that sometimes they will just yell, “come in!” and we’ve had to have conversations about how you need to answer the door first to see who it is! Coming to our house is not a quiet getaway, nor is it going to be a place for deep, …

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Discipleship in Discipline
Discipleship in Discipline
Grace K!DS

I remember the first time my oldest child, who was probably just under 2 at the time, looked at me and did the exact opposite of what I asked him. He had just thrown his cereal on the ground so we were about to pick it up together when he looked at me and started stomping on the cereal with his feet. Not in a fun, playful way, but it was a defining moment for me as a mom who …

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Praying Together as a Family: Why You Should Do it and Tools to Get You Started
Praying Together as a Family: Why You Should Do it and Tools to Get You Started
Grace K!DS

How can we make family prayer a priority? What does praying with our family even look like? My kids struggle to pay attention so should we keep trying to pray with them? How do I pray out loud when it makes me super nervous? First, let me encourage you that if you are reading this then you are doing something right! We all struggle to know how to disciple and raise our kids to know and love God. I’m not …

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