Remembering Mr. Awesome

Remembering Mr. Awesome

Mr. Blake–that was his name. And to my eight-year-old son, he was Mr. Awesome!   Wait, let me back up a little bit and tell you our story . . . My middle son is absolutely fabulous, not that I’m biased! I grew up around girls, have sisters, and had no idea what raising a boy would be like. And boy, was it wondrously different. Pierce has always had a ton of energy, and when he was about five, I realized that energy was not dying down anytime soon. I was on staff at a church as the Kids... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting November 2

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting November 2

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
252’s Favorite “Peace” of the Pie

252’s Favorite “Peace” of the Pie

Ever feel like a conflict just can’t reach a sweet ending? You’ll get to give the kids and families in your ministry a chance to find a good apple in a tough situation with April’s widget, PEACE OF THE PIE. For this widget, we needed a great pie recipe. And our Facebook friends were ready to help us out! Dozens of recipes were submitted. Our team chose three to try. Admittedly, none of us are gourmet chefs, but we sure had fun cooking up these recipes together. Watch and see:  ... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting October 26

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting October 26

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
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