Resurrection Garden Pictures from our Readers!

Do you know how wonderful you all are?  After we posted the Easter Garden {With a Lego People Twist!} by the wonderful Miss Sarah, our Facebook feed went crazy with notifications from you encouragers posting pictures of your awesome Easter Gardens!  For a week my cell phone beeped happily as text images popped up on the screen. … Continue reading

Easter Lesson Plan: The Empty Tomb…by Susie

Christmas might be the most wonderful time of the year, but Easter is absolutely my most favorite time of the year!!! Last year I intentionally tried to put as much effort into our Easter Celebrations as I have in the past for Christmas.  After all what is Christmas worth if we never have Easter?     Over the years … Continue reading

Good Friday Dinner…by Susie

Can you relate to this? You LOVE the idea of being intentional when it comes to teaching your children the truths of the Bible and making family devotions a regular habit in your home, but its the planning and then the actual implementation of those plans that trips you up.  Me too.  That’s why you hear me say this over … Continue reading

The Easter Garden {With a Lego People Twist!}… Guest Post by Sarah

I’m so delighted to introduce a lovely woman to you today.  “Miss Sarah” is adored by children and parents alike around these parts, me and my boys included.  We still have precious artwork creations from when my oldest was blessed enough to have Miss Sarah as his art teacher in preschool.  With her love for … Continue reading

Resource Recommendation: Get a Sense of the Resurrection

Hi Friends, Kellye and I were thrilled with so many of you giving us the “thumbs up ” on our announcement that there will soon be a new and improved RaisingDeepRoots.  Thank you for your ongoing encouragement and enthusiasm!   One of our great joys is to share with you other wonderful resources that we … Continue reading

Using our Jesse Tree during Lent? …by Susie

Ok RaisingDeepRoots readers!  This is one of those times I’m going to ask for your input.  I have a vague idea of a devotional idea to do with the kiddos during Lent but the details are hazy.  Yes, I know, I’m a week late…what else is new?  Of course, do I let that stop me? … Continue reading

Peep Smores and Sweet Forgiveness! …by Susie

Welcome to RaisingDeepRoots!  We pray this is a place where you find encouragement and equipping to raise children who are deeply rooted in the Word of God and in the Person of Jesus Christ. I’m presently basking in the delight of a successful family night (no they don’t always go as planned!) in which we … Continue reading

Tabletop Truths : making mealtimes meaningful…by Susie

I’d love to share a teaching tip with you.  Are you ready for it?  Teach while your kids are eating!  Seriously!  It’s almost foolproof!!   I’d love to say I learned this strategy in a “childhood development” or “teaching biblical concepts to children” class but, honestly, I learned this in sheer desperation as a volunteer … Continue reading