New Holy Week Family Tradition

Amanda Family Friendly, Holidays, Kid Friendly, parenting, Spiritual Formation

[supplies included ;)] Family time is valuable and precious. Family traditions are the foundation to a child’s development of self and values. This Easter season VictoryKids wants to encourage our families to integrate a Jesus-centered tradition into the mix. We love Easter egg hunts, pictures with that lovable Bunny, and dyeing eggs, but we also want to remember that Easter …

Let your kids play with the nativity

Amanda Holidays, parenting Leave a Comment

I grew up with a mom who had a ‘special’ nativity just for my sister and me.  I don’t know if my mom set out for the angels wings to be broken off and Joseph to have bite marks, but after years of play, her nativity was well-loved and well-worn. This Christmas, consider letting your kids play with your decorative …

Advent can help your kids…

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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 …