07 Aug '17, 8pm

Raise kids with faith.

I’m in the final throes of finishing the next book and will be largely offline for the next few weeks, but I wanted to share a book that came across my desk that I loved and think you will too. In Faithful Families: Creating Sacred Moments at Home , Rev. Traci Smith, a Presbyterian pastor and mama of three, offers super-practical, creative ideas for developing spiritual practices as a family. As a new mom asking big questions about how we want to raise our son in the faith, I found this book incredibly helpful, because it starts so small. It doesn't tell me what to teach my kid about death and resurrection, but it gives me some meaningful, age-appropriate ideas for how to celebrate Easter. Here’s more from my foreword to the book: “So we know what we don’t want to teach him about God,” I said to my husband, Dan, as I collapsed onto the park bench, rubbing my pregnant belly...

Full article: https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/faithful-families?platfo...

Tweets

What makes Canadian kids happy? UNICEF Canada responds with new report

What makes Canadian kids happy? UNICEF Canada r...

treehugger.com 08 Aug '17, 4pm

Disappointed with Canada's poor rankings in the child wellbeing report card, the national UNICEF chapter sought input from...

UPDATE: A heartfelt thank you from @brianlilley

indiegogo.com 09 Aug '17, 9pm

About Us Indiegogo vs. Kickstarter Careers Partner Pages Brand Resources Press Blog Education Center Experts Directory Ess...

Guam's residents concerned but have faith in US...

militarytimes.com 10 Aug '17, 2pm

The possibility of a nuclear confrontation is considered remote but international alarm has been escalating in recent days...

How does Coffee Kids help improve the quality o...

coffeekids.org 10 Aug '17, 9pm

Earlier this year, we worked with our local team in Tanzania to help shed light on the hopes, dreams, and challenges faced...

The Brooklyn Children Museum has new #greenroof...

inhabitat.com 08 Aug '17, 8pm

“The inspiration for the roof garden was to create a place that epitomized the heart of Brooklyn where kids could feel imm...

Watch Big Oil Teach Kids to Love Fossil Fuels

ecowatch.com 09 Aug '17, 4pm

Watch Big Oil Teach Kids to Love Fossil Fuels By Redacted Tonight The "Oil to School" pipeline, the fossil-fuel industry's...

Kids cross raging river to get to school | MNN ...

mnn.com 11 Aug '17, 3pm

"Kids these days ..." It's an overused but useful phrase. And who hasn't relied on the old standby, "Well, back when I was...

7 cool free places to go with kids

7 cool free places to go with kids

mnn.com 12 Aug '17, 5pm

It's August and you're hot. The kids are hot, too, and the familiar whine of "I'm bored!" is coming from the living room. ...

World War II veterans honored at emotional flag...

stripes.com 07 Aug '17, 11am

More than 72 years ago, a group of Marines valiantly raised an American flag over Iwo Jima, and on Saturday, a flag that o...

KIDS SHOW SALE. stride rite Shoepalooza sale!!!...

striderite.com 06 Aug '17, 4pm

Buy one, get one 40% off select styles valid at Striderite.com, while supplies last. Savings are applied at checkout with ...

Watch these kids ask felons questions about lif...

highsnobiety.com 10 Aug '17, 8am

In WatchCut ‘s latest video, a group of children meets two guys with felonies. The conversation starts when the felons ask...

Parents want their kids to have the Best Day of School. Need help?

Parents want their kids to have the Best Day of...

seattlesbest.com 14 Aug '17, 3pm

We know you want to make the first day—and every day—the best day for your kids, and you need to be at your best to make t...

This Museum In #Singapore Is Encouraging Kids T...

sobadsogood.com 10 Aug '17, 12am

Its shape was built to mimic that of the dome above, only inverted. The design was specifically chosen as a way to encoura...