Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
Posts in the "Teaching Values" category:
Setting Simple Family Resolutions
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.
8 Ways to Fill November with Thanksgiving (Video Included!)
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
Helping Kids Understand the Meaning of Independence Day
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Don’t Fix the Pains of Summer
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Helping Children Embrace the Joy of Giving
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.
How to Start a “Children for Children” Holiday Tradition
Saren shares simple, tried-and-true ideas for how your children can help children in need during the holidays.
The $100 Allowance
In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
Are You Raising Cool Kids?
What does it mean to be “cool”? What message should we be sending our children?
Simple Ideas for Teaching Values
This 7-minute TV interview with Power of Families Director Saren Loosli offers easy but meaningful ways to help your children embrace the values of hard work, love, and kindness.
Easy Ways to Instill Positive Character Traits – Episode 27
In this week’s episode, NYT #1 Bestselling Authors Richard and Linda Eyre offer simple ways that we can proactively teach our children about honesty, kindness, respect and other values/character traits that will bring them happiness and success.
A Simple System to Teach about Choices and Consequences
Are your children shocked by the consequences of their actions? Try this simple system to help them connect their choices with the consequences they experience.
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