Mealtime Blessings

I grew up saying grace with my family before every dinner. We would hold hands and pray and at the end we would squeeze whomever’s hands we were holding three times, representing the three words “I love you.” (If you have siblings, you might guess that I didn’t always squeeze my sister’s hand!) This simple tradition has meant enough to me that I have taught it to every child I have cared for since. My sisters continue to do the same with their families.IMG_20130328_094619

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