A couple years back, we had a do-it-yourself Halloween. By that, I don’t mean that I got all crafty with Pinterest-inspired stuff. I mean the kids did it THEMSELVES. And it worked out just great. We’re going for the same approach this year!
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How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
Check out these super-simple, meaningful ideas for celebrating and enhancing the love in your home before and during Valentine’s Day.
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.
Traditions can be such a powerful part of this season! What is your favorite family tradition and why do you choose to carry it on? Check out some inital thoughts here and then share your answer in the comments.
When I was growing up, my siblings and I worked hard in November and December to earn money for Christmas presents. You see, along with the joy of receiving, my parents really wanted us to fully experience the joy of GIVING at Christmastime. So from the time we were very young, we worked, earned money and purchased all our own Christmas gifts. And some of my favorite holiday memories are centered on the gifts I was able to give to family members and the thoughtful gifts I received from siblings.
Check out some great ideas and insights for protecting what matters most during the holidays — and enjoy great suggestions for holiday read-aloud classics.
In this episode, Power of Families Founder, Saren, and her sister Saydi share their favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas memories and traditions and offer principles to guide you as you create unique traditions for your family. (Spoiler alert – the traditions that are beautiful to your family may not be Pinterest-worthy – but it’s the FEELING that counts!)