A Practical Way to Teach God’s Word to Kids

    As a mom of three little ones, I am constantly looking for ways to teach God’s Word to our children. I am sure many moms can relate to having great intentions but then time just gets away. Many times we have intended to sit down with family devotions and then weeks go by before it actually happens. Or when we do try, it is hard to involve all three kids as their ages span from 8 years old to 2 years old.

    I knew I needed a practical way to teach God’s Word to them. It had to be hands on and full of truth.  When I found Tabletop Truths I knew I found my answer.

    Tabletop Truths is a collection of kid-friendly place mats that can be used to teach children concepts and stories from God’s Word. The moms who started Tabletop Truths wanted something that would integrate Biblical truth into their daily routines. Isn’t that perfect for all us mamas?

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    As I have thought about what we are going to do, I have made a list of some fun ways to celebrate Easter as a family– and keep the focus on Jesus.

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    While there are many great spring cleaning guides, I always end up a little overwhelmed. Spring cleaning with three little kids usually does not result how I would wish. At first, I struggled a lot with this and then I started to learn a few tips that helped me. 

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    Life is full of a lot of challenging moments. Between motherhood, marriage, friendships, family relationships, work struggles, financial challenges and so on, the trials can pile on heavy. Whether it is the big struggles or the small, we all need regular encouragement in our lives. 

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    / March 10, 2017