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By Kristy Solis Do you teach your child about the depths of gratitude? For my children, gratitude is part of our prayer ritual. After we pray as a family, we take turns individually expressing what we are grateful for.
By Kristy Solis It is easy for children to serve others, especially when others are kind and grateful. My husband and I are both part of the service industry; therefore, we try to role model how to serve others in every aspect of our lives.
By Kristy Solis Have you ever tried to explain the importance of dreams to a child? I tried with my daughters, and it was humorous to say it best. The actions of dreams are important not only in the physical sense but the spiritual sense.
By Kristy Solis When a child is hurt by a friend, what do you teach or instill in this child? Of course, in faith, my husband and I teach about forgiveness. However, in the moment when my daughter was heartbroken, crying and hurt, it was difficult to discuss forgiveness in the midst of a breakdown.
By Kristy Solis During the Lenten season, masses of individuals give up something or sacrifice during this special time. Jesus gave all for each and every one of us; therefore, this is just a small gesture of walking the passion with Christ.
By Kristy Solis I never really thought about this topic much until my youngest daughter asked me one day “Mama, how do you pray?” I thought if I role-modeled the act that it would be suffice for my children. Now, it was time to teach my daughter what prayer entailed and why it was so […]
By Kristy Solis Have you ever asked your child “What is your favorite part of Mass?” As we prayed as a family tonight, I asked this very question to my 4-year-old daughter. This child of God said, “The best part of Mass is ‘The Cross! When I cross my arms to walk up during the […]
By Kristy Solis During family prayer, a recent devotion was related to Genesis: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” It made us reflect as a family on the creativity of God to creative an entire world. Both of my daughters were in awe of this grand concept. Both of them are […]
By Kristy Solis Do you have a child that is obsessed with something? Obsessions are commonplace among children. Currently, my youngest daughter is obsessed with turtles, in particular sea turtles. It all started this past summer when we visited Sea Life. As a family, we learned about sea turtles and the necessary steps to preserve […]