Encouraging children to eat nutritious foods can be difficult. Potato chips, soda, and candy fill up grocery shelves quicker than healthy foods do, making it overwhelming to decide on the best healthy options for your children. The internet is a great resource to find recipe tips and tricks, but some of those can be time consuming. We want our children to live happy, healthy lives, so here are some quick ways to incorporate those not so appealing fruits and veggies into your children’s normal eating routines, without them even noticing!
Celebration of Life Day
During January, we look towards the future and new beginnings. A key component to a prosperous future is our youth, particularly our children and grandchildren. On January 22nd, the world commemorates and celebrates National Celebration of Life Day. This day serves as a reminder to make sure our children feel loved, valued, and extra special.
Children, just like adults, need assurance in knowing they are appreciated. In the chaos of all of life’s tasks and obstacles, it can be hard to scrap up extra time and energy for one-on-one time with our children. Here are a couple of tips on how to get started:
The New Year is now in full swing, and your motivation to have the best year yet may be starting to dwindle. Each year, we try to encourage our family to work hard, remain driven and centered, and most importantly, to keep our faith God. After years of practice, we know that the best way to achieve this is to nurture that faith and spiritual health. Here are some encouraging Bible verses we like to live by to help us to do that, and you can follow too!
“Now faith is in confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” – Hebrews 11:1
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3:5-0
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27
“For we live by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” – Mark 12:30
“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” – Ephesians 4:2
“Love is patient, is kind. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always and perseveres. Love never fails.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4. 7-8
What are some of your favorite verses or quotes you think will inspire you in the New Year?
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