6 tips for praying with toddlers

Before we had children, I imagined, as you may have done yourself, of the time when we might be able to pray together. It was quite a shock as I realised, already pregnant, that children are barely able to talk in … Continued

6 Easy Christmas traditions for tired parents

I’m going to take a guess that you’re tired. I don’t have any fancy-schmancy analytics telling me how many of the people who read this blogs are parents but I’m guessing you mostly are and I know this time of … Continued

Favourite Christmas books for kids

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Advent, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get excited about Christmas! One of our most-anticipated Advent family traditions is getting out a special collection of favourite Christmas books that only come out in December. … Continued

Halloween – just good clean fun?

It’s pretty obvious that Halloween is a bigger deal than it used to be.   I’m going to risk sounding like an old lady but [insert creaking old voice here] when I were a lass, things were different! There was … Continued

Why bother with family traditions?

Did the family you grew up in have many traditions? Mine didn’t seem to  and I was always drawn to families who had their own  quirky ways of doing things and who rejoiced in the group identity which formed around … Continued

Great children’s bibles

I love the Word of God. It can be challenging, frustrating, confusing, even boring sometimes (sorry, but I can only take so many genealogies, although I appreciate their significance!). But the Bible also surprises, encourages,uplifts, teaches, comforts…CHANGES us! And the … Continued