Build a Blessing Box for Neighbors in Need

  They go by many names, but they’re often known as Blessing Boxes—little charitable dispensaries that people set up in public places for those in need. But as the women behind the movement will tell you, the boxes are a … Read More

6 Ways to Share the Journey of Migrants & Refugees with your Family

  In collaboration with Respect Life Month and in coordination with Pope Francis’ global kick off of the Share the Journey campaign, here are six ways families can support migrants and refugees during the Week of Prayer and Action.   … Read More

9 Ways Your Kids Can Get Money for Almsgiving

  Do your kids practice almsgiving? It’s been a core practice of our faith for thousands of years. But what is almsgiving, anyway? And how can cash-strapped kids raise money for the needy? We’ve got you covered on both counts. … Read More

4 Ways to Teach Kids Generosity

  What does generosity look like, and how can we teach it to our kids? Here are four ways to go.   by Ryan Langr   Living For Others As Christians, we are called to live our lives for the … Read More

12 Tips for Training Your Kids to Do Chores

  Expecting your kids to do chores teaches them important life skills, and helps keep the house clean, too. But first, you have to train them—and yourself. Here are 12 tips.   by Heidi Indahl Note: An earlier version of this post originally … Read More

Kids and Catholic Funerals: Why They Should Go, and How to Prepare

  Many parents are afraid to take younger kids to funerals but, with some exceptions, they shouldn’t be. Here’s why, and some tips for preparing your kids.   by Jerry Windley-Daoust   The nice neighbor across the street—the one who … Read More

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