Heavenly Love Note Jar:
Many of you have heard of the baby Jesus service manger where in the children get to put in hay each time they serve each other…right? Well, I told my mother what fun we’ve had for the holidays, and she said, “Well you have Valentines right around the corner and then St. Patrick’s day after that!
I thought, yes we need something like our little manger and so what I had the children do, promptly after New Years was to cut out hearts and put them in a basket. Then, when they did a kind thing, obeyed quickly, etc, they got to put a Valentine into a Jar for Heavenly Father.
Heavenly Love Note Bonus:
While I was at Target, I couldn’t resist a few things from the dollar bins. Don’t they just ZAP you in sometimes and ZIP your money away!!
I got two little mail boxes and thought we could place one in the girl’s room and one in the boys. Well, tonight, what should flash by my eye, but a little boy who sets down a mail box and runs into his room.
I open it to find this darling little message: