When you go in your child's room this month say, "Good morning, [child's name]!" (Hold arms out wide.) "Mommy/Daddy loves you SOOOOO much! And Jesus loves you even MORE!" (Hug child.)
“Love each other as I have loved you.”
John 15:12, NIV
BASIC TRUTH: Jesus wants to be my friend forever.
From Parent Cue:
By Holly Crawshaw
Is there anyone who actually enjoys Valentine’s Day?
For singles, it’s a glaring reminder of what we don’t have. Everyone seems to be in love. Everyone but us. And for those of us who do have significant others, it’s pressure to deliver. Deliver gifts. Candy. Jewelry. Romance.
And how do our kids factor into Valentine’s Day? Do we buy them candy? Don’t we spend half our life trying to keep them away from sugar? Do we buy them cards? What if they can’t read? It all just sort of seems wasteful, doesn’t it?
So how will we get through this Valentine’s Day without feeling lonely or overwhelmed? But more than that, how can we leverage the momentum of this love-inspired “holiday” to show love to our kids? . . .
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