Welcome back to the Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup! I can’t wait to read all your posts (especially the many Thanksgiving-themed ones), but first I would like to share a meaningful activity our family does. We record praises and thanksgivings in our blessings journals.
If you want to give it a try, it’s easy!
- Grab a notebook – fancy or plain – ours are spiral.
- With younger kids, aim for five minutes, but don’t be too rigid with a timer.
- Record your own blessings while the kids write theirs. It’s a great time to snuggle on the sofa if you’ve got a cuddler. Drawing is great for non-writers or new writers, and spelling doesn’t count!
- Share your blessings when you’re done.
- Ask the kids who they want to pray for that day, and give them any other prayer prompts you use. They’ve already got the gratitude portion down so prayer should flow easily.
- Conclude with the Lord’s prayer.
Now on to our linkup. Let’s
Last Week’s Top Clicked Post!
Angela offers a thought-provoking checklist of what makes a parent who leads or who dictates. I found some valuable points on both lists. I hope you will check out this great post this week.
By Amber Taube
Children teach us lessons in generosity even as we encourage them to always give their best. This post is a real winner!
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