A Dad’s Perspective on Foster Care
A Dad’s Perspective on Foster Care
Grace K!DS

It’s 2 am and I am holding my 2-year-old as he coughs and cries.  Our sweet boy has RSV and the nights are the toughest as he tries to sleep while coughing.  We adopted him 8 months ago, but we are the only parents he has ever lived with. As I am holding him, I am wishing I could take the pain away and that something I do will help him get the rest he needs. But I quickly understand …

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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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Back to School Survival: 5 Great Tips
Back to School Survival: 5 Great Tips
Grace K!DS

Oh, the joys of summer vacations. Kiddos are out of school, there is more family time, fun trips to amazing places, and lots more. We look forward to summer vacation and oftentimes in a blink of an eye planning for back to school has begun.   There are school schedules to pick up, teachers to meet, and a supply list to fulfill. Next thing you know it is August and school has begun. How does any parent get this done …

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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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How To Partner With Teachers This School Year
How To Partner With Teachers This School Year
Grace K!DS

Backpacks, crayons, and sharp new pencils.  School supplies are here and all the emotions that go with them.  Teachers, parents, and students all feel a combination of excitement, fear, anxiety, and joy as they anticipate the start of a new school year.  As a parent, you want the best for your student this school year.  Here are some practical ways to partner with your child’s teacher this school year and live out Philippians 2:13 to fulfill God’s purposes for good.   …

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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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