How will you Bless your child’s Mom?

THIS IS A BLOG HOP 

Mum1

A STORY ABOUT A SPONSORED MOM – YOU GET TO CHOOSE THE ENDING

Vilmae paused and sat back on her haunches. It was so hot and steamy. There was not even a hint of a breeze. She wiped the sweat off her brow and looked behind her. The floor definitely looked better where she had scrubbed it. She sighed.

Although it was hot and grimy work, she knew that she was one of the more fortunate ones. Many of the other moms in her village only had dirt floors. At least she had something to scrub. She sighed again. They all needed a miracle. The whole village. She cared, but what could she possibly do to help? She had enough worries of her own.

Like Estefany for instance. What kind of future could she give her beloved child? Would Estefany be reduced to this sort of life, too? It was hard enough for Luis just to find enough food for them all to eat. And now that the old horse had died, it would just get harder and harder. He had nothing now to help him plough.

‘Education?’ she muttered. ‘Impossible!’ She sighed again. It all seemed so hopeless. She had so many dreams for her child. She just didn’t know how to make them happen. ‘Please Lord,’ she whispered, ‘I give it all to You. You know my heart. But yet, not my will, but Yours be done…”

She was interrupted.

Estefany bounced in the open doorway. Her sweet face shone with excitement. “Hey, Mom! Guess what? I’ve been accepted for the Compassion program! The teacher stopped me today and told me. I don’t know how, but they already have sponsors for us. See, here is my first letter. And there is something in here for you, too. Look! See that tag? It says, ‘Please give this to your mother with our love’. I know. My teacher told me,” she added triumphantly.

For the first time in a long while, Vilmae felt a strange emotion. At first she didn’t realise what it was.

Hope.

That’s what she felt.

Hope.

‘Thank you, Lord,’ she smiled softly as she wiped a tear away. Of the two of them, only she realised the full significance of what had just happened. She was sure her shoulders felt a ton lighter as she got up from her knees and hugged Estefany.

“Really?” she said. “How wonderful!  Let me see it.”

Purple mauve and yellow flower

*

*

THE END OF THIS STORY IS YOURS…

What was in Vilmae’s packet? It’s your choice! How will you bless your sponsored child’s mom? Here are some paper gift ideas to sow seeds of love and faith, just to brighten her day. Why not send something to her today? There are some ideas here for Mothers’ Day and for your own mom, too.

*

*

~ HOW ABOUT A SNIPPET FROM A DEVOTIONAL?

This daily devotional, Streams in the Desert by Mrs Charles (LB) Cowman, has been an excellent, comforting and gentle arm around the shoulder for many moms going through tough times. Choose a page of her gentle wisdom to bless your child’s mother and help them know that God is there no matter what they are going through.

This devotional from set apart girl.com is designed to encourage women to live holy, pure and Godly lives.

Or perhaps they might enjoy some Godly wisdom, inspiration and insight from Nancy Missler.

Lightsource also has some devotionals specifically for moms (scroll down to ‘Christian Living for Women’).

More devotionals

cutecolors.com

© cutecolors.com

*

*

~ COLOURING PAGES TO BLESS YOUR CHILD’S MOM ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Mothers’ Day – 2 colouring pages  (lifeway) number 1 has flowers, hearts, Happy Mothers’ Day and Bible verse from Proverbs 31:29 – Many women do noble things but you surpass them all; number 2 has the same Bible verse, a butterfly and Happy Mothers’ Day to the best mom; in a trendy doodle style; free printable

Her younger children will enjoy – and appreciate her all the more – this cute colouring of a mother bear watching over her cubs as they play  (honkingdonkey) free printable

Mothers’ Day – doodles  (doodle-art-alley) over a dozen cool doodles for Mom; free printable

Mothers’ Day – colouring  (frecklebox) Happy Mothers’ Day with hearts, flowers and can be customized with your child’s name

Mothers’ Day – colouring  (coloringcastle) trophies, awards, flowers, hearts; free printable

*

*

~ PUZZLES TO BLESS YOUR CHILD’S MOM ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Mothers in the Bible – crossword  (ochristian) 20 clues; More mothers in the Bible – crossword 15 clues; Women in the Bible – crossword 23 clues; More women in the Bible – crossword 17 clues; free printable

Mothers’ Day – Hidden picture puzzle  (hiddenpicturespublishing); alternative link (donnashepherd); alternative link (topsytales) free printable

*

*

~ CRAFTS TO BLESS YOUR CHILD’S MOM ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Mom – Crown  (mrprintables) a gorgeous tiara that spells mom with a diamond in the middle; 3 colours: black, gold or blank; free printable

3D paper flower – to make  (artistshelpingchildren)

Prayers for Mom – drawing activity for kids  (ministryark) Draw a picture of your mom in this beautiful heart shaped frame while thinking all about what she has done for you and praying for her; free printable

Mothers’ Day – paper bag journal  (beckyschultea) a gorgeous gift idea

Rose petal – mobile to make  (Canon) free printable

Danish hearts – craft  woven paper hearts with easy how-to directions. More Danish Hearts  with good illustrations here. And if you are feeling really adventurous, why not try one of these fancy Danish hearts.

*

*

~ PHOTO FUN TO BLESS YOUR CHILD’S MOM ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Photo frames and scrapbook pages  (Canon) free printable

*

*

~ PAPER GIFTS TO BLESS YOUR CHILD’S MOM ~ FREE PRINTABLE

FREE Bible Posters  |  FREE Bible verse cards  |  FREE Bible Bookmarks  |  FREE Bible Wallet Cards
A selection of beautiful Bible verses and images to brighten Vilmae’s day; free printable

FREE Bible Poster Proverbs 4.23 in soft swirly blue  DarrellCreswell-beautiful-life   Bible posters from Darrell Creswell (free printable)  FREE Bible poster with Bible verse from Psalm 148:5; collage of photos (macaw, koala, pink roses, blue butterfly) on lime green, blue and purple background; free printable  FREE poster with Bible verse from Ephesians 3:19; perfect to make you feel warm and cosy on a snowy day, this delicious cup of hot chocolate or coffee is wrapped in a soft aqua woollen jumper and set among the sparkling snow, filled with whipped cream and embellished with a pink heart; free printable Free printable Bookmarks for kids FREE Bible bookmark with Bible verse from Psalm 148:5; blue butterfly on lime green background; free printable FREE pink bookmark with Bible verse from Ephesians 3:19; perfect to make you feel warm and cosy on a snowy day, this delicious cup of hot chocolate or coffee is wrapped in a soft aqua woollen jumper and set among the sparkling snow, filled with whipped cream and embellished with a pink heart; free printable

Queen for a Day – Paper Gifts  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) how about a paper crown for your child to cut out and make; or encouragement from one of these Queen Esther paper gifts; free printable

Queen Esther Bible verse free printables for kids

Frog – Paper Gifts  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) with Bible verse – notepaper, note cards, bookmark corners, photo frames; free printable. These little zany frogs would be just perfect to lighten Vilmae’s day and make her smile!

Fun freebies! A little zany too :)

Father’s Love Letter  (fathersloveletter) A selection of Bible Verses in a love letter from God to reassure Vilmae that she is beloved; 116 different languages including Spanish; French; Portuguese; Amharic; Hindi; Indonesian; free printable

FathersLoveLetterSpanish

Joy is the settled assurance  (homegrownhospitality) that God is in control of all the details of my life; the quiet confidence that ultimately everything is going to be okay; and the determined choice to praise God in all things. This free printable would make a lovely postcard or poster for any mom.

She knew that she was formed by God’s hands  (wonderfullymadeblog) dreamed up in His heart and placed in this world for a purpose. Designed on a blackboard background, this could be printed as a poster, postcard or even used as clip art in a note or letter to encourage your child’s mom; free printable

How about a poster or postcard from the Father’s Love Letter daily devotional 365 promises (one for each day) with beautiful photos.

Psalm 23—Mom’s Version  (soccermom) Bless your child’s mother with this beautiful version of this Psalm; while you are there, why not copy and print an extra copy for yourself or a friend.

Bible posters  (kmwoltz) free printable

Butterfly and flowers – Bible bookmark  (audreyjeannesblog) with Psalm 20:4 – May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed; free printable

*

*

gifts for mom

*

*

~ STATIONERY / LITTLE PAPER GIFTS

Biomimetics – Stationery / Paper Gifts  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) free printable

FREE Bible note cards with Bible verse from Psalm 148:5; pink roses on lime green background; free printable  FREE Bible note cards with Bible verse from Psalm 148:5; blue butterfly on lime green background; free printable

Snowcup – Stationery / Paper Gifts  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) free printable

FREE mauve note cards with Bible verse from Ephesians 3:19; perfect to make you feel warm and cosy on a snowy day, this delicious cup of hot chocolate or coffee is wrapped in a soft aqua woollen jumper and set among the sparkling snow, filled with whipped cream and embellished with a pink heart; free printable  FREE pink to do list with Bible verse from Ephesians 3:19; perfect to make you feel warm and cosy on a snowy day, this delicious cup of hot chocolate or coffee is wrapped in a soft aqua woollen jumper and set among the sparkling snow, filled with whipped cream and embellished with a pink heart; free printable

elli.com  has lots of cute and elegant free printables to bless your child’s mother – cute petal shaped cards, note cards, gift boxes, stationery (which can be personalised), envelope liners, and even printable hearts, gift wrapping, paper bows and flowers. Happy exploring!

Or how about these To-Do Lists  (paperglitter) with cute pink strawberries? Prefer red? Try these cute free printable strawberry basket and envelope party items just for moms free printable

Pretty note cards  (Canon); free printable

Spring flowers  (printstationary) free printable stationery with pink and mauve flowers and a 2 bluebirds – or make them into tiny note cards – or use it as a photo frame for her child’s photo (your Compassion child) – very sweet. It is very possible that she might not even have a photo of her own child.

shabbyprincess  has quality scrapbooking and pretty papers/kits that moms will love if you prefer to make your own; free printable

‘To a special Mom’ – gift tag  (Happy Home Fairy) just want you to know I think you’re an amazing mom; free printable

Sweet free printables for Mom  (minted) modern floral design note cards, matching gift tags and fold over flags that your child will enjoy giving to their mom for Mothers’ Day; free printable

Your child’s mom may like this stationery with red watercolor flowers or stationery with soft pink roses on a soft pink rose border (sophia-designs); free printable

coffee bag, tea bag, seed packets/mini envelopes  (alenkasprintables) with adjustable text – perfect for a tiny note of encouragement; free printble

Or how about one of these from Lia Griffith:  floral note cards; personalised watercolor stationery; sweet little treat bags filled with… (you decide);  tropical paper flower lei or a paper flower  for your child to make for her;  spring recipe cards decorated with flowers;  fall recipe cards decorated with tiny leaves; or one of these cute mini envelopes and tiny cards or mothers’ day fold over mini bookmarks (disguised as teabag tags) decorated with flowers will be sure to brighten her day; free printable (members only)

She will love one of these free printable and classy design labels from worldlabel with some encouraging words (like ‘Jesus loves you’) or Bible verses on them (many are editable – just click and type your verse before printing; or write it in after printing):  Oval frondescent;  watercolor and floral;  spring flowers;  vintage rose;  sweet doodle bordersFrench rococo;  vintage framework;  sweet vintage birds;  vintage flowers;  soap and candles;  Isabella collection;  Damask, modern, scallop, Victorian;  Choc mint, pink damask, garden birds, Hollywood, plum and sand, seaside;  spa;  botanical;  handmade crafter;  handmade crafter 2

Pink and chocolate – recipe card  (audreyjeannesblog) perfect for a note or a Bible verse; free printable

Mothers’ Day – paper gifts  (fellowes) room service door hangers, coupons, and more; free printable

Mothers’ Day Room Service Hanger  (gigglesgalore) some great ideas here for your sponsored child to fill in, or use the idea to design your own; free printable

*

*

~ HOW ABOUT SENDING HER TO PARIS…

Just imagine her wonderful surprise to receive some pretty free printables from Paris…

*

*

~ SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS TO GIVE TO MOM

‘You are my wonder mom because…’ your child’s mom will love a note from their child on this cute white / apricot card with apricot / black paper bow  (zugalerie) free printable

*

and finally…

SOMETHING FOR YOU, THE READER, JUST FOR MOTHERS’ DAY. SOME FREE PRINTABLES. AND THEN THIS TINY AND ENTHUSIASTIC MOM WILL WARM YOUR HEART… ENJOY!

Sweet Jam Labels  (worldlabel)
Gingham Jam Labels  (worldlabel)
Grocery list  (liagriffith) free printable (members only)

A heart-warming short video about ‘Peeps’, a baby hummingbird who fell out of his nest and was then released back into the wild after being lovingly nursed back to health by humans. While he was in ‘hospital’, Peeps was taken outside each day to get nectar from flowers. As Peeps sits cupped in human hands, Mrs Hummingbird hovers anxiously nearby. The baby calls out to mama; the mother comes closer, and then… you won’t believe what happens next. No mother can resist the call of her child, no matter what the danger.

*

*

And when you write to your sponsored child, don’t forget…

Tell them about Jesus!

*

*

*¨*•.ღ.•*¨*

Collect your FREE BONUS GIFTS when you sign up to follow me. What will they be? Click here to find out. If you like my work, please tell others and ‘like’ this page. Your kind comments make my day! You can also follow Paper Gifts for Estefany on…

Follow me on Pinterest!

*¨*•.ღ.•*¨*

Home

*

*

*

*

***** 

Did you know:  You can also support mothers who are living in poverty by making a donation to the Child Survival Program. This helps save the lives of babies and mothers in poverty by utilizing local churches to assist mothers of at-risk infants and toddlers. Mothers can give their children a fighting chance for healthy development with the supplies and training provided.

*

Have a beary nice day

Powered by Linky Tools

Linky Tools subscription expired. List no longer available.

© 2013-2018 PAPERGIFTSFORESTEFANY.WORDPRESS.COM.YOU MAY FREELY USE THIS WORK FOR YOUR OWN PERSONAL USE. TO SHARE THIS WORK WITH OTHERS PLEASE GIVE FULL AND CLEAR CREDIT TO PAPERGIFTSFORESTEFANY.WORDPRESS.COM WITH APPROPRIATE AND SPECIFIC DIRECTION TO THE ORIGINAL CONTENT. DO NOT USE THIS WORK COMMERCIALLY OR REDISTRIBUTE IT ON ANOTHER WEBSITE. UNAUTHORIZED USE AND/OR DUPLICATION OF THIS MATERIAL WITHOUT EXPRESS AND WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THIS BLOG’S OWNER IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Images: pixabay.com

16 thoughts on “How will you Bless your child’s Mom?

  1. I love these ideas for sending gifts to our sponsored kids’ moms!! I sent some of my kids’ moms notebooks for Mother’s Day and I sent others cute recipe cards! I’m going to save this for ideas for next year.

    Like

  2. Pingback: Butterflies | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  3. Pingback: How do you inspire your child to SERVE others? | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  4. Pingback: A Paris / Travel theme for Estefany | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  5. Pingback: Free Printable Stationery | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  6. Pingback: Teacher Appreciation ~ Links | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  7. What a beautiful idea to include the moms, too. Psalm 100:2 is one of my favorite verses for encouragement and that’s a pretty little printable. The mama and baby bears coloring page sure is cute, too! (And thanks again for including some of my goodies in your list. That’s always a blessing!)

    Like

  8. Pingback: Spring / Flowers ~ Links | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  9. Pingback: DIY Activity Book for Kids (or adults) | Paper Gifts for Estefany

  10. Pingback: Gift Ideas… how about something free printable? | Paper Gifts for Estefany

Thanks for taking the time out of your busy day to leave a kind comment. You've made my day! :)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s