Holiday

The Importance of Mother’s Day

All over the world on Mother’s Day, we gather in churches, restaurants, and back yards to love and celebrate our mothers. This year, as you lift a glass of sweet ice tea to mom, dazzle your family with these interesting facts about Mother’s Day: The Origin of Mother’s Day The American version of Mother’s Day…


Outdoor Fun: Earth Day

Earth Day is here! This is the perfect time to find outdoor activities that you and the entire family can enjoy and that teach your children the importance of taking care of our world. Take a look at some of our favorite spots in the Central Florida area. Wekiva Island At Wekiva Island, you can…


What You Don’t Know About the Resurrection

The Bible goes into great detail to describe the documented ways that Jesus’s tomb was protected. This protection was done to ensure that the disciples would not steal His body, and the details were shared in the Bible so that it could not be claimed that the Resurrection was a lie. As you learn more…


Creative Easter Eggs

Decorating Easter eggs is a great way to get the entire family involved in a hands-on activity. This year, are you looking for creative new ways for you and your family to decorate Easter eggs? Take a look at these fun, simple styles that are perfect for every age. Marbled Eggs What You Need: *Small…


New Year’s Resolutions for Catholics

There’s no better time than New Year’s to set goals that will improve you and your life! Instead of setting the same old resolutions to “get in shape,” “eat healthier,” or “do something new every day,” why not set some Christ-centered goals this year? Here are a few suggestions for you and your family to…


DIY Christmas Gifts

Giving presents to friends and family reminds us of the frankincense, gold, and myrrh the Wise Men brought baby Jesus. It also reminds us that Jesus Himself was the greatest gift of all! God gave Jesus to us; therefore, we give to others. This Christmas, help your children make their own gifts for family and…


The Break Balance: Rest and Study

Winter break is coming up fast, and when it comes to school holidays, there are often two types of students: those who play video games all day, every day, during their break, and those who burn themselves out by spending all of their time studying and not having any fun. Striking a balance is difficult,…


Advent Traditions to Start

Advent is a time of preparation as we wait to celebrate the coming of Christ. It’s a special season and the perfect time to start new family traditions! These traditions will help your family spend time together and focus on the real meaning of the season. Create an Advent Wreath Advent is about joyful waiting…


How to Explain Advent to Children

Advent is important to celebrate, but it’s a concept that may be difficult to explain to young children! Let’s review what Advent is and think about how we can put it into terms children can understand. When is Advent? Advent is the four weeks leading up to Christmas. The Advent season starts four Sundays before…


Get Grateful With Games

Are you excited to spend time with your family over Thanksgiving? While the tried-and-true “go around the table and everyone can say what we’re thankful for” tradition is simple and effective, try switching up your approach this year! With these games, your family can practice thankfulness while making fun, long-lasting memories. Gratitude Pictionary It’s Pictionary…