Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
Posts in the "Family Activities and Traditions" category:
Most of us set some personal resolutions in January. But what about our families? This is a great time to discuss what’s working and not working in our families and decide on some things we’re going to work on together.
It’s so fun to see our kids’ excitement when they’re opening gifts. But it’s oh-so beautiful to see our kids delight as they GIVE gifts. Here are some simple ways to help your kids get excited about giving.
Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
Time and time again, we’ve been told that family dinner really matters. There are so many studies that show a strong correlation between regular family dinners and everything from having better relationships with their current and future families to being more likely to go to college and have a stable job. But how do we make family dinner work?
Realistic expectations. Small bite-sized jobs. Job training. This stuff can make a huge difference in the happiness and cleanliness of our homes. Check out Saren’s bite-sized job list and a quick video of the certification process that works with her kids.
Are you ready to get back into school routines? Check out the charts and morning, after-school and evening routines Saren’s family came up with.
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Did you know there are two things you can do in under 5 minutes a day that would make a huge difference for you and your family? In this week’s podcast episode, Saren explains the 6-second hug and the tuck-in compliment. Listen and join the challenge!
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
I grew up in a big family – a really big one (I’m the oldest of 9 children and my husband is the 8th of the 9 children in his family) – so I’ve been part of a lot more birthday celebrations than your average person. Plus I’ve been putting together birthday celebrations for my 5 kids for 18 years now. So I’ve learned a thing or two…