7 Everyday Ways To Show Love To Your Kids

Written by: | February 12, 2018

Last year I had several friends and family members who took trips to the “happiest place on earth”.  It was fun to see all their pictures and hear their stories, to see their kids’ excitement in pictures and videos!  However, I’d be lying if I said there wasn’t a...
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Making Room For Jesus This Year

Written by: | January 15, 2018

Practical and helpful encouragement about making room for Jesus as we evaluate our time, home and finances and make new year goals. I used to avoid making New Year’s goals like the plague.  My philosophy has long been that if I set goals for the year, I will likely...
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Lasting Christmas Gift Ideas For Boys

Written by: | December 11, 2017

Almost every day for the past couple weeks I hear a new Christmas present request from my kids.  There is so much excitement, and so many possibilities for what might be waiting for them under the tree!  But if you are anything like me, you are not looking forward...
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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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