9 Bible Verses To Memorize as a Family This Fall

Written by: | October 18, 2017

I know I am not alone in saying that fall is one of my favorite times of the year!  It’s the beautiful leaves, the coziness that comes from cooler weather, the anticipation of the holidays just around the corner.  But more than anything, fall is my favorite because something...
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Five Things I Would Tell My Preteen Self

Written by: | September 6, 2017

I was cleaning out my closets recently and came across a box that contained some of my girlhood diaries. I chuckled at the sparkly covers and immature handwriting inside the pages.  It’s funny, the things I thought were important enough to document back then – the little bits of...
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How Do We Know God Is Who He Says He Is?

Written by: | July 17, 2017

We are a (fairly new) homeschool family, and as I am preparing and looking at curriculum for this next year, I have been searching for something that will assist me in teaching my kids some basic doctrines of the Christian faith. My kids are still quite young, with four...
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Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

Written by: | May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is upon us, and I think for most of it the holiday conjures up thoughts of barbecues, the beginning of summer – and of course, an extra day off work!  We know academically of course that Memorial Day is about remembering those who have died in defense...
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Not-So-Obvious “Must-Haves” For New Moms

Written by: | March 6, 2017

I’ve been a new mama four times, to four sweet babies, and when I think about “must-haves” for new mamas, I don’t think about the same things that I used to.  I used to come up with a list of baby products that were helpful or fun, but since...
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30+ Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Kids

Written by: | February 8, 2017

One of my favorite months of the year is February, for one reason – Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day gets a lot of flack for being just another holiday to buy cards for, but I view it a little differently. Valentine’s Day is a great time to let anyone in...
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How To Let Yourself Off The Hook This Year

Written by: | January 2, 2017

A fresh New Year has begun! It’s January, the time of year when many find it refreshing to look forward to the New Year and think of all the possibilities the future holds – and this fresh feeling is what has some people thinking about resolutions. Every year around...
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3 Strategies To Prepare Your Heart For Christmas

Written by: | November 30, 2016

I recently confessed that last Christmas was a disaster for me personally. Despite how that sounds, I am not a scrooge.  Every year when the sparkles and lights of Christmas decor start to show up in stores, I am taken back to all those cozy Christmas memories I have...
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How To Help Your Child Be A Good Friend

Written by: | October 10, 2016

If I stretch back in my memory, I can remember making my first real friend.  It was early grade school, and I walked into a classroom with cutout letters and apples stapled to the walls.  The desks were set up in a weird configuration, shaped like an “H”.  I...
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