Five Turkey Crafts for Thanksgiving

What is about turkeys that are just so cute? Despite the fact that most of the turkeys at Thanksgiving are, well, no longer looking adorable, it’s fun to celebrate the holiday with some turkey crafts.



1.  Handprint Turkey Placemats / Meaningful Mama

2. Paper Loop Turkey / Free Kids Crafts

3. Tissue Paper Stained Glass Turkeys / Happy Clippings

4. Give Thanks Pinecone Turkey / Creating Couture Parties

5. Paper Bag Turkey Craft / No Time for Flashcards

Books on Praying for Children

parents book of prayers


On November 1, B& H Publishing Group released A Parents Book of Prayers by Tony Wood. This padded hardcover volume is a daily devotional, filled with Scriptures and prayers to pray over your children. Wood is an author and songwriter who has touched many, and this book has received accolades from the Christian community. It would make a beautiful gift this Christmas for a parent you know, or the perfect addition to your quiet time!

Recording artist Francesca Battistelli says, “Tony is one of the most prayerful and thoughtful people I’ve had the privilege to know and work with over the past decade. I’m grateful to call him a friend and thrilled to recommend this beautiful book of prayers for parents.  As a busy working mom, this is a God-send!”


Here are some other titles to pick up if you’re interested in learning how to pray for your children:

Weekend Links

75 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas at I Dream of Clean Dear Mom Struggling with Anxiety and Depression, You Are Not Alone at For Every Mom 40+ Advent Ideas at Simple Kids Thanksgiving Books for Kids 10 and Under at Redeemed Reader Obviously it's … [Continue reading]

The One Year My Princess Devotions Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our book giveaway from last week. The five winners are: Krista Landenwich Mary Byrd Cindy Martin Peggy Dela Cruz Amanda Wheeler We will be in touch soon to get your mailing information! … [Continue reading]

Weekend Links

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Tips to Help Your Children with the Daylight Savings Transition by Danielle Rowe

Do you remember the days when the “fall back” Daylight Saving Time meant you got an extra hour of sleep? Pure bliss, right?? Well, the time change in the fall is no picnic when you are a parent. Unfortunately our little ones do not understand the … [Continue reading]

The Value of Devotions by Karen Whiting {GIVEAWAY}

My Princess Devo _ cover

Devotions with little ones formed the framework of my mothering years. I am still seeing the benefits of taking time in God’s Word with my five little ones who are now grown. For that reason I am passionate about devotions for children, especially … [Continue reading]

What about All This Awareness? by Ellen Stumbo


October is Down syndrome awareness month, but it is also spina bifida awareness month, and mental health awareness month, and sensory processing disorder awareness month (not to mention breast cancer awareness month). In short, there is a lot of … [Continue reading]

Operation Christmas Child: Packing Shoeboxes for Children, with Children


  It's something my husband and I have done for years and years: packed a shoebox or two full of toys and hygiene items and candy and trinkets for a child overseas. It's not hard. It's not very costly. And yet, it can change another child's … [Continue reading]

When the Game Stands Tall: A Conversation by Kelly Mize


Last week, I had an opportunity to speak with Bob Ladouceur and Terry Eidson, the coaches portrayed in the new movie, When the Game Stands Tall, starring Jim Caviezel and Laura Dern. It’s the story of an impressive high school football team that held … [Continue reading]