As we reflect on the babe in swaddling clothes this Christmas, we should also reflect on the actions of the adult Savior, who asked His disciples to “suffer the little children to come unto me.” If He made time for them, so can we.
3 Simple Ways to Get Involved
Set one night a week aside for just you and your children. Find ideas here.
As a Christmas gift, purchase a picture of Jesus Christ for your child’s room. Teach your child about the Savior’s love for him or her.
Ask your children what they think you should pray about as a family.
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Other Ways to Participate
Volunteer to tutor local students.
Read with your children Mark 10:13–16 to learn about how Jesus Christ interacted with and loved children.
Sign up to be a mentor for at-risk children.
Make plans to participate with each of your children in a one-on-one activity.
Teach your child, grandchild, niece, or nephew a new skill.
Teach your child how to pray before going to bed.
Make time for family dinner.
Commit to slow down whenever you enter a school zone.
When your children talk to you, stop everything you are doing, and listen.
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