Parenting a Faithgirl

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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What’s Sweeter than Jelly Beans?

Don’t you love a good Easter basket? It’s not the pinnacle of a holy celebration of course, but those colorful baskets filled with goodies sure can be part of the family fun. Chocolate, jelly beans, Peeps, oh my! As parents we love to watch our kiddos discover their special stash of treats. We treasure their […]

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Instilling Creativity in Our Children

Creativity. It’s inherent in our nature. We were made in God’s image—God the Creator who fashioned the heavens and the earth and everything in them. He paints a new sunset every evening and a new sunrise every morning. He is the ultimate artist.

 

It’s no wonder, then, that so many children love to create. Crafts and […]

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Why Sacrifice?

When I was a kid, I dreaded Lent. I knew my mom was going to expect me to give up something delicious like chocolate or popcorn or complaining about my sister. Six whole weeks of deprivation! Seriously? What torture! Back then I counted the days, the hours ‘til Easter—not because I was eager to celebrate […]

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Stand Up To Bullying

Remember that scene in A Christmas Story where the evil bully Scott Fargus emerges from behind a rickety fence, filling the air with his sinister laugh? He pins another boy’s arms behind his back until the poor victim cries “uncle” and runs home in shame.

Today’s bullies aren’t quite so easy to spot. They come in […]

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Mom-Daughter Dates

In honor of Valentine’s Day we decided to compile a list of five of our favorite Mom-Daughter dates. What are some of your favorite Mom-Daughter dates? As long as you and your daughter are being intentional to create moments that allow you two to grow closer together, then there isn’t a wrong answer. Have fun!

Ice […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Blog, Inspiration for Moms, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Mom-Daughter Dates

Resolutions as a Family

The beginning of another year can only mean one thing…it’s time for a new batch New Year’s resolutions (or in some cases it’s time to start the resolutions that died off last January. With this being posted on January 12, maybe it’s already time to restart this year’s resolutions). Whenever I think about resolutions for […]

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Healthy Lunch Ideas

School Lunches… 

It doesn’t take long for kids to become weary of sandwiches!

Check out the 52 pins (with links to hundreds of ideas) of creative, delicious, healthy lunch options!

Click to visit the Faithgirlz Healthy Lunch Ideas board!

By |August 25th, 2016|Parenting a Faithgirl, Recipes|Comments Off on Healthy Lunch Ideas

Choosing extra-curricular activities: 5 questions to ask

 

It’s August.

And that means (brace yourself) school is right around the corner. Feel free to cheer or cringe or both!

However you may feel about the coming close of summer, prepare yourself, because along with school comes a host of decisions to be made about extra-curricular activities.

If we don’t stop and think about them for even five minutes, […]

By |August 4th, 2016|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Choosing extra-curricular activities: 5 questions to ask

4 Ways to Encourage Your Daughter to Read God’s Word

If your daughter is between the ages of 9 and 12, she’s the perfect age to build the lifelong habit of reading God’s Word daily.

And if your daughter is between 9 and 12, she’s being bombarded by the world’s message that the things she can see, touch, taste, and buy are all that really matter.

Take a […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Blog, Devotions/Live it Out, Faithgirlz Bibles, Inspiration for Moms, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Encourage Your Daughter to Read God’s Word