December 2018 - Babies Parent Cue

 DECEMBER

       2018

BASIC TRUTH: Jesus wants to be my friend forever.
SAY THIS:
Why is Jesus special?
Jesus is God's Son.
DO THIS:

 MORNING TIME


When you go into your baby's room this month, count down to Jesus' birthday (Christmas day) by saying, "Good morning, [baby's name]! It's ___ days until Jesus' birthday!"

 FEEDING TIME


While feeding your baby this month, say, "God loves [baby's name] so much He sent His one and only Son, Jesus, to be his/her friend forever."

 CUDDLE TIME


Cuddle up wth your baby this month and pray, "Dear God, thank You for this sweet baby You have given me. Thank You for the sweet baby you gave the world so long ago. Your love is bigger than I will ever be able to truly comprehend. Please help me teach [baby's name] about your great love and that Jesus, your Son, wants to be his/her friend forever. I love You, God. In Jesus' name, amen."

 BATH TIME


While bathing your baby, sing, "Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! God gave us Jesus. Happy birthday to you!"

From Parent Cue:

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS WITH YOUR BABY


This is an excerpt from the book Zero to One by Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner



What you do every week matters. And what you do every week matters more when it happens over time. But there are some moments that only come around seasonally, annually, or once in a lifetime. And the way you celebrate those moments have a different kind of impact.

Christmas may be one of the best holidays to create some family traditions. Whether your traditions remain constant or change with the phases, go ahead and try a few this year and make your baby’s first Christmas one to remember . . .

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