146+ best chapter books your tweens will love that will also help them develop positive character qualities. For late-elementary/middle school age kids. Each book is categorized in character qualities we are trying to grow in our kids. The list also has a wide variety of reading levels and topics; hopefully, every kid can find something they like. Almost every book has been recommended to me by a teacher, parent, or kid, but still, the entire list might not be right for every kid so click on the title on the live blog post and read more about the book if you’re questioning.
During the parenting years, we’re making some of the most important decisions of our lives. To make those “best decisions,” we need moments away to hear how our hearts, or inner compasses, are directing us. This FREE eBook Meditations for Moms: Renewal and Empowerment in 8 Minutes a Day contains 7 days of mediation/silence/prayer (using deep breathing and mindfulness techniques) that will renew us and help us find those next best steps. Sign up above and get this eBook sent right to your inbox. Read more about this eBook here.
Free Kids Devotional to help teach kids to know – really know – how loved they are by God. Empower them to walk through daily with confidence.
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Help Your Children Daily See and Feel What it Means to be a Child of God. (So Valued and Loved.)
Deepen family connection, and understand yourself and your kids better by using the 5 Love Languages activity. This is a great family dinner time discussion.
Read the blog post that goes with it here: One Way to Learn How Your Kids Feel Loved
Cure summer boredom. Raise creative kids. Download a list of 85+ Kids Activities that Promote Creativity. Read the full blog post with links to videos, links to articles, pictures and more here.
Do your kids always answer your questions about school with: fine, a shrug, or can I have a snack? I have 30 questions that will help you better peer into your child’s heart and get the conversation started.
Read the blog post that goes with this freebie here: One Easy Way to Get to Know Your Kid
Free inspirational art to print out and place around your home:
1. Life is Art. Paint Your Dreams (Blog post that explains why I love this saying is shared here.)
2. “Worry doesn’t empty today of its sorrow, it empties tomorrow of its strength” Corey Ten Boom (Read the blog post that goes with the printable here: Walk Away From Worry with the Magic 5:1 Ratio)
3. It is Well with My Soul
4. “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8)
Here’s what I did with Printable Art #3:
Gratitude does amazing things to our perspective. I’m convinced God breathes a holy quality into gratitude. Get inspirational sayings to place in all your favorite spots to renew your mind and empower your thoughts.
Read the blog post that goes with this freebie here: Rediscover Your Everyday Miracle
I get so tired of the constant worry moms carry. I finally realized how much it negatively impacted my life in unhealthy ways. I decided to do something about it. Though it was a long journey and I can’t sum it up in a blog post, here’s one piece of the story: Walk Away From Worry with the Magic 5:1 Ratio)
Getting our kids out the door happy and on time can be like walking a tightrope across the Grand Canyon. This list can help. Read the blog post that explains more here: Get Your Kids Out the Door Happy and On Time with THIS
Life hacks to make the every day mom life run smoother.
Grab this free lesson to help your family better understand what makes life fulfilling, meaningful and better creat happiness. Read the full blog post here: A Lesson to Increase You & Your Kids’ Happiness
Our kids haven’t necessarily learned the art of kindness yet. Yes, some small-human personalities seem to be born with extra doses of kindness they execute always. But for some kids, being kind when they don’t feel like it is equivalent to bench pressing a 500-pound weight. Read more about How to Teach Your Kids to be Consistently Kind.
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