At Christmastime or anytime, what parent (or grandparent) doesn’t want to give good gifts to their kids? But what kind of gifts should they choose? Here are five of the best gifts you can give your children of grandchildren:
Prayers with kids or grandkids at bedtime is more than a ritual. They need that spiritual nudge, that personal hug from God and you to give them a sense of security and love. You know that praying to end the day, thanking God for all that was experienced, asking for rest and a fresh start tomorrow, is an important habit to build in your kids.
As my husband and I were praying for our kids and grandkids today, God impressed me to put aside another blog I was working on and to revisit one I had already posted a while back. In this season of our lives, we feel like some of the most important work we can do is to pray for our children and grandchildren. More Challenges, More Temptations With school starting again soon, our young family members will face more pressures than ever.
Home and Family Expectations What are your expectations for your home and family? Do you expect less messiness and more beauty? And how do you respond when you can’t see the beauty for the mess? Here are a few ideas to help you get started:
We all want to leave a good legacy. I said good-bye to a sweet friend yesterday named Granny Ruth whose legacy will affect others for generations. I’ m sure Jesus greeted her with a warm “Well done!” as she stepped through the gates of heaven. How I will miss her! I wrote a story about Granny Ruth in one of my books, Day-votions® for Grandmothers.