Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is this Monday, January 16th. MLK, Jr., a Baptist pastor, is remembered for his eloquent speeches and his tireless commitment to the non-violent Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Check out our MLK, Jr. Day Traditions page for some creative ideas to help make your Read more . . .

Happy New Year! May your year be full of blessings.

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Now that the kids are on school break, my family loves to get cozy by the Christmas tree and watch movies. You can find my 25 favorite family movie recommendations on our Christmas Movies page.

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Today, November 27th, 2016, marks the beginning of Advent. One of my favorite family traditions is to do an Advent wreath. You can find a history of this beautiful tradition, as well as a free Advent guide (with a Bible verse for every day until Christmas) on our Read more . . .

Do you know that Thanksgiving was not originally associated with the Pilgrims? Do you know why the Pilgrims really came to America? You can learn more about the intriguing history of Thanksgiving on our Thanksgiving History pages. May your celebration be blessed!

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There are so many dark and disturbing images associated with Halloween! Our Halloween Symbols pages give the history and meaning of many of these images and offer ideas on how to approach them in light of a biblical worldview.

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I hope that your transition back to school has been smooth! Every year when my kids go back to school, I send this questionnaire to their teachers. It is such a helpful tool when it comes time to give teacher gifts (Christmas, Teacher Appreciation Day, Read more . . .

I hope you enjoy this summer season. I have posted some ideas on my Summer Fun page on Pinterest — though I have to admit that I hesitated to even create a Pinterest page because honestly, I don’t do much of anything creative in the summer. I try to spend lots of time Read more . . .

I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating the birthday of America. Don’t forget that we have a great 4th of July Playlist on YouTube to add some patriotic music to your celebration, and we have a ton of other resources for you on our 4th of July pages. Enjoy!

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This “man on the street” video was made in my hometown, and it makes me so sad to see how few people know why we celebrate July 4th!

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