Here's an excellent essay about preparing your children for Lent, and how to make simple yet meaningful changes that can help them discover what Lent truly is about. It's not about giving up sweets. Check it out, and God bless!
Of Sound Mind and Spirit: 3 Pillars of Lent Prepare our Hearts for Christ: "Preparing a lesson on Ash Wednesday and Lent for yesterday’s 3rd grade CCE class clarified my own discernment for Lent this year. Growing ..."