A Week of Celebration

A Week of Celebration

Last week was a big week in our household!  For those of you who have been following along in our cancer journey, I wanted to give you a little update.   After 5 long weeks of driving back and forth to Cleveland each day (2 hours one way!), I am officially done with radiation.  This week has been seriously uncomfortable as my body heals from that, and while I don't miss the treatment -- I do miss the great radiation team.  They were very sweet and very thorough and I am very grateful for the … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Flag Crafts

Fourth of July Flag Crafts

Hey Everyone! Hope your having a great summer so far!  I'll be spending the day having picnics with the family, watching the parade, and checking out the fireworks and hope you're doing the same.  In case your looking for a great project for the kids during the festivities, check out these two flag crafts! Super Simple Flag Craft Painter's Tape and Finger Paint Flag  If you've got some time to click around, feel free to check out some fourth of July posts from the Growing Kids … [Read more...]

Got Your Bible Celebration!

Got Your Bible Celebration!

Well, I'm ashamed to admit, the adults demolished both the kid's club and the youth group in our Got Bible Competition. Check out these pictures from our celebration. Hope we can do better this month, kids!   … [Read more...]

Purim Celebration Ideas for Kids

Purim Celebration Ideas for Kids

Recently, we celebrated Purim in our Children's Church program.  The kids had a blast and listened very attentively to the story of Esther and her nerve-wracking journey to save her people.  Here's what our schedule looked like: Making cookies Time required: 10 minutes Hamantashen are traditional, but we made Sugar and Oatmeal out of those bagged mixes)   Reading the Story of Esther Time required: 10-15 minutes (make sure to hand out noise makers for the kids to shake … [Read more...]