Advent can help your kids…

Amanda Holidays, parenting, Spiritual Formation Leave a Comment

When the rest of the world is talking about what presents Santa is going to bring, the age old Church practice of Advent can actually help prepare kids both mentally and spiritually for the celebration of Jesus’ birth.

When the rest of the world is counting down to presents, let’s choose to countdown to the Presence.  The daily practice of remembering Jesus and God’s gift during December sets our hearts on what we need to be excited for hope, love, joy, and peace.

Try something new this year and start a tradition that will help your kids grow spiritually and develop a healthy spiritual rhythm.

For practical tips on how to put this in action, I like this blog’s resources:

http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/holidays/advent-calendars/advent-a-countdown-to-christmas

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