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Parent Cue Weekly :: 10/23/17









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October 2017 – Week 4 Elementary Parent Cue

 OCTOBER

          2017

WEEK FOUR:


2 CORINTHIANS 9:97
God Loves a Cheerful Giver

SAY THIS:


Use your money wisely.
 

DO THIS:

BED TIME


Read Matthew 25:14-30. God has given us all “stuff.” Talk about all that you, as a family, have. Bottom line, what matters to God is how you choose to use those things. Brainstorm some ways that you could use the things you talked about wisely. Pray that you will remember throughout each day to use the “stuff” God has given to show love to God and others.

REMEMBER THIS:

“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much.”
Luke 16:10a, NIV

LIFE APP:  
STEWARDSHIP – Taking care of what you have because it all belongs to God

NEWS

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From the Parent Cue Blog:

FAMILY TRADITIONS
By Reggie Joiner


What does your family do during the holidays? How important do you think it is to establish traditions for your family that become memories? There is an intrinsic value in creating traditions for your children. Experts claim that good traditions are healthy for kids.
 
• Traditions can give children a sense of security.
It is important to establish some things for your family that will be consistent when everything else is constantly changing.
 
• Traditions can build a bond between family members.
Spending quality time together with extended family during strategic times can have the potential to nurture important relationships.
 
• Traditions can remind everyone they are connected to a bigger story.
They are actually a great time for storytelling. You can tell your kids stories about them when they were younger that they forgot. Your parents will probably tell your children stories about you that you would rather them not know. But there is an unusual power in a child hearing the stories that connect them to a bigger family.
 
• Traditions are a strategic opportunity to communicate the value of family.
Here are a few traditions my parents handed down to me:
 
Every summer, we would spend a week on the farm where my mom grew up. . .
 
 


 

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