I’m not going to lie, we have movie night here at least once a week. And mostly I just love it because we all sit on the couch together and rest. Sometimes after a long day (or week), I just want to sit down for a little bit, but with a two year old and a four year old, that rarely happens.
Unless someone, normally Ellie, asks for a movie night. Then all my dreams come true.
Movie nights at our house always include candy or a special treat that normally isn’t allowed. Throw in a big bowl of popcorn and juice boxes (also something we don’t normally allow) and they’re a hit with everyone.
Recently we got to watch Max Lucado’s I Will Tell The Truth and Be Careful What I Say a part of the Hermie and Friends line from Thomas Nelson Publishing. Not only did the girls (both of them! and that’s hard to do, for real!) love the video, but I loved the messages they taught.
Telling the truth all the time and being kind with your words are things we’re always working on at our house. Ellie has recently started telling lies to stay out of trouble and while we try to correct that, sometimes I think we’re not making any progress when she does it again the next day. I know she’s four and pushing boundaries/figuring things out/seeing how this whole lying thing works/etc. but I still hate that she’s started lying.
So this video was a perfectly timed treat. And the best part is, Ellie keeps asking to watch it over and over again. She likes the singing and the worms (caterpillars, actually) and I like the lessons that are being reinforced. A win for everyone.
Want to win this video for your family? How about make a night of it with pizza, popcorn, and some Oreos? (Sorry, you’re on your own for the juice boxes. Those things don’t last five minutes in our house.)
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