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Favorite Family Christmas Movies

You’ve watched It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas… but have you seen these lesser-known Christmas films? For parents seeking family-friendly flicks this holiday season, here’s a short list of recommendations from your friends at Faithgirlz.

 

The Nativity Story—A must-see for Christian families this time of year, The Nativity Story […]

By |December 13th, 2017|Blog, Holidays|Comments Off on Favorite Family Christmas Movies

Keeping Christ at the Center of Christmas

 

As Christians, we know Jesus is the reason for the Christmas season. Yet it can be easy to lose sight of that fact when we’re bogged down with the usual tasks this season brings. There’s nothing wrong with shopping, baking, and addressing Christmas cards. Those activities can bring joy to our families and others. But […]

By |December 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Keeping Christ at the Center of Christmas

Old Fashioned Fall Family Fun

Too much technology in your house these days? Take a cue from your grandma and enjoy some old-fashioned, tech-free family activities this fall. Here are some classic ideas.

 

Canning—Gather up the last of the farm market’s tomatoes and make a big batch of salsa or spaghetti sauce to enjoy all year round.

 

Corn maze—Get lost in nature, […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Old Fashioned Fall Family Fun

Celebrate Freedom!

As we prepare for the 4th of July and get ready to celebrate our independence – it is important to remember what true FREEDOM looks like!
13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

– Colossians […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Celebrate Freedom!

Top 10 Summer Activities for Your Tweens

Summer is here!

This break is something your girls have been looking forward to for months. You, on the other hand, may not look forward to summer with as much excitement. The time off requires a LOT of additional prepping and planning for parents.

There are many great resources around the web outlining fun summer activities for your girls. […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Leader Resources, Meeting Ideas, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Top 10 Summer Activities for Your Tweens

Prayers for Your Daughter

As the school year wraps, we find ourselves thinking about what’s next…

What will the summer look like? What new or challenging things are in store for my daughter next year? Will she continue to be surrounded by good friends?  How is she growing up so fast? Oh… my goodness… will she start dating soon?

As the unknowns […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Prayers for Your Daughter

Your Story is Incredible

By Jennifer Ebenhack

Do you ever envy someone else’s story?
That girl in your book? Your best friend? Some famous movie star or singer?

It’s something moms and daughters have in common: we often compare our lives to others and believe our own story is less important… boring… hard… maybe even downright painful.

But girls, I want you to […]

By |May 14th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Your Story is Incredible

When you want to do great things for God… And He asks you to keep on being a mom

Enjoy these encouraging words – just in time for Mother’s Day. Guest post from the wonderful Jennifer Ebenhack

Maybe your girlhood dreams resembled mine…

Rescue orphans like Amy Carmichael
Lead a jungle tribe to Christ like Elisabeth Elliot
Adopt fourteen girls in Uganda like Katie Davis

Or maybe your dreams have just recently developed…

Reach women with the written word
Fight to end […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Blog, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on When you want to do great things for God… And He asks you to keep on being a mom

Easter with Your Faithgirlz

Easter is only a few days away! If your household is at all similar to ours...

By |March 31st, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Meeting Ideas, Recipes|Comments Off on Easter with Your Faithgirlz