The Messy, Amazing, and Imaginative Kindergarten Phase
The Messy, Amazing, and Imaginative Kindergarten Phase
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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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Sheltering Your Kids: Pros, Cons, and What God Says About It
Sheltering Your Kids: Pros, Cons, and What God Says About It
Grace K!DS

It is true that God calls us to be the protectors of our children but He doesn’t want us to shield them from every bump, bruise, pain, or hard truth along the way.    There are some pros and cons to consider when it comes to sheltering your child. While we may want to think that our protection is never bad and always good, there are two sides to this.    We want to lay out the good, the bad, …

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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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11 East Texas Family Outings
11 East Texas Family Outings
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Summer is a great time to take advantage of all of the amazing outings we have available here in East Texas.  But if you are new to the area then you may not know what we have to offer.    We put together a list of our 11 favorite East Texas family outings to help you get started! Caldwell Zoo This is hands down our favorite outing!  This zoo is located in Tyler, TX and is just the perfect size …

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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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My Child Isn’t a Grace Kid Anymore…Now What?
My Child Isn’t a Grace Kid Anymore…Now What?
Grace K!DS

I know what you’re thinking…how on earth is your baby all grown up, entering the tween years, and preparing for junior high in the near future?! It seems surreal, but we’re officially here. Your child will soon begin the process of transitioning from the structured familiarity of the Grace Kids family and into the exciting, curious, freedom of the G56 program. The good news? I’m here to welcome you in and detail a few things that you both can expect!  …

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