A Little Bunny and a Lot of Jesus

Explaining the Easter bunny is a lot like explaining Santa. Santa is easy because that was simply the nickname given for St. Nicholas—who is a great…


Hey Mom, why do they call it Good Friday?

Kids have a lot of questions about Easter. For that matter, so do most of their parents. The Easter story is a tough story to tell kids. I used to…


Valentine's Day with Kids

It was Valentine’s Day and each student decorated a shoebox for the holiday. We all took turns dropping our Valentines into one another’s boxes. I…


Your Child in 2017—Are You Ready?

If your child is under the age of one, think of them like the weather in Texas: If you don’t like something, just wait a week and you will see things…


Making Memories

I remember as a young woman hearing an older woman say, “Don’t wait for memories to happen. Your most important memories will be made.” She went on…


A Jesus Gift Under the Tree

Christmas morning should be a spectacularly fun time for a family. Stockings, presents, family, and church make the day joyful and fill the digital…


Make Advent Memorable

How often will your child ask, “How many more days until Christmas?” A good Advent calendar might be your best purchase for the holiday season. A…


Advent Day One: The Seed (Offspring) of Abraham

Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, “And to offsprings,” referring to many, but referring to one, “And to…


A Tale of Two Turkeys

Tom Turkey was a big, noisy turkey whose feathers went every which way when he walked. Tina Turkey was just as noisy, but her clucking sounded a lot…