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Involving Kids in Family Chores

Smart parents make it their job to care for the household.

 

Brilliant parents work themselves out that job.

 

We’re all buried in housework, right? Laundry, dishes, mowing, dusting—yeah, forget the dusting. Overrated. Point is there’s so much to do and so little time to do it. Especially in summer when the whole family would rather be at […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Involving Kids in Family Chores

Fun Summer Family Adventures

Looking for something fun to do as a family this summer—without breaking the piggy bank? Here are some great ideas for inexpensive, memory-making family adventures.

 

Park progressive dinner—Pack a three-course picnic and hop on board your bicycles for a progressive dinner, playground style. Head first to the closest park where you’ll serve the appetizer (veggie sticks). […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl, Recipes|Comments Off on Fun Summer Family Adventures

Dads, Love Your Daughters

Dads, we need to talk. Your daughter is growing up. She’s blossoming into a young lady now, with her own sense of fashion and independence and emotions like a rollercoaster you never bought a ticket to ride. (Neither did she, by the way.) We know you might be perplexed by some of her moods and […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Dads, Love Your Daughters

Summer Reading Recommendations

School is out, but books are definitely still in! At Faithgirlz, we think summer is the perfect time to catch up on some fun and interesting reading. Not sure what to choose? We’ve got a list of great ideas to add to your summer reading stash. From adventure to mystery to classics and more, there’s […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Blog, Inspiration for Moms, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Summer Reading Recommendations

Welcome Summer!

Swimming pools. Popsicles. Flip flops. Fireworks. What’s not to love about summer? With Memorial Day on the horizon, families get ready to shed the backpacks and welcome those lazy (or not-so-lazy) days of sunny skies and beach sand in your toes. Whether your family takes it easy in summer or packs the schedule with activities […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Welcome Summer!

Celebrate Cultural Diversity

“After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throneand before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Celebrate Cultural Diversity

Happy Mother’s Day!

Ah, daughters. You’ve raised them from babies to elementary school. Your closets have stocked everything from pink onesies to purple Converse. You’ve endured hours and hours of Dora the Explorer, Madame Blueberry, and every Disney princess known to man. You’ve read Bible stories, sung lullabies, shared secrets and kisses and hugs.

 

And today your beautiful baby […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Happy Mother’s Day!

3 Ways to Help Your Daughter Pray for our Nation

(This post is a guest contribution from Teri Lynne Underwood, a member of our FaithMomz network.)

 

Today on courthouse steps and in conference rooms across our nation, leaders and citizens will gather together for one purpose—to pray for our country. National Day of Prayer is required by law but it is, far more importantly, an opportunity for […]

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Faith-Based Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers wear a lot of hats. They’re educators, counselors, nurses and mentors. Many are also parents who, throughout the school year, adopt our kids as their own. These fearless men and women guide our children through the best hours of their day. It’s not an easy job.

 

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8–12. This special observance […]

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Take Your Daughter to Work

Today (April 27) is Take Your Daughter (or Son) to Work Day! This nationally recognized event is designed to inspire and teach our kids about the value of the work we do every day. Across the country employers in every industry will be welcoming kids to the workplace. Whether you work in an office, at […]

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