My kids are now bigger than I am, but my favorite family routine is tucking them into bed every night. Amazingly, they still love it too. Most nights I ask them what the highlight and low point of their day was, and I share mine as well. Then I pray for them, thanking God for the gift they are to our family.
Last week I wrote about celebrating milestones as a way of reinforcing identity and family culture. In their book Sticky Faith, Kara Powell and Chap Clark also talk about daily rituals and routines as a way to build family culture and encourage our kids’ positive self-image. [Read more…]