The No-Pressure Guide To “Mini” Family Devotions

Written by: | June 6, 2016

I am exhausted. We decided to renovate our house this year, and the project has taken over our life. Almost every spare minute lately you can find me painting something inside our house or sorting through closets, sometimes late into the evenings. And trying to do all that with...
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How Moms Can Change The World

Written by: | May 6, 2016

A full 74% of millennials think they can make a difference in the world. I came across this statistic recently and for some reason it has stuck with me.  I am part of the millennial generation, and I didn’t need to see this statistic to sense the desire to...
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Three Reasons To Praise God For Spring

Written by: | March 30, 2016

I have a confession – I don’t love spring. I know many people who claim Spring as their favorite season, but I have never seen the appeal. Where I live, there are very few blossoms, birds might chirp but it is still too cold to get outside and hear...
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3 Reasons To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Your Kids

Written by: | February 12, 2016

  I never realized “I Hate Valentine’s Day” parties were an actual thing. The other day I found a web page dedicated to Valentine’s-hating party ideas.  Honestly, I can understand how some people might dislike Valentine’s Day.  Some argue that it is just another marketing opportunity for candy, card,...
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A Prayer For The New Year

Written by: | January 1, 2016

  I admit it – I’m a bit of a news junkie. I like to know what’s going on in the world, but for the first time I’m starting to understand why some people don’t watch the news. In 2015, the news was heavy and dark, and I felt...
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Managing Baby And Toddler Schedules

Written by: | November 20, 2015

    I recently went to a party of a friend who used an evite system (personally, I’m old-school and still send party invites through the mail).  As I was scrolling through the invitation, one RSVP caught my eye – someone said they couldn’t come to my friend’s party...
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Why You Should Learn Your Neighbors’ Names

Written by: | October 28, 2015

    Have you ever found yourself feeling restless about your walk with the Lord?  That is how I was feeling about this time last year. I kept asking myself “Is this all there is?”  It didn’t seem like enough. I wanted to do more to serve the Lord,...
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Uncommon Family Weekend Activities

Written by: | September 4, 2015

  Labor Day is on Monday, and we all know what that means – a three-day weekend! It can also mean lots of traffic as people use the long weekend to travel or attend events. If you are like me, you are not crazy about the idea of braving...
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Busyness Is Not An Excuse

Written by: | August 7, 2015

  Busyness seems to rule our lives these days.  Whether you work outside the home or not, there are constant tasks that need to be done, and constant demands for our attention.  I know for myself, there are days when I climb in bed at night, and I know...
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Surviving A Road Trip With Young Kids

Written by: | July 6, 2015

  Growing up, my family and I took a lot of road trip vacations. Most times we camped, sometimes we just drove and stayed in hotels, but those were some of my favorite family vacations. We got to spend a lot of time together as a family in the...
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