Poolside Reading

Written by: | May 13, 2013

One of the very best things about summer is having down time with my kids. We are more relaxed about our homeschooling (although we do some school during the summer) and spend more time doing outdoor activities. Swimming is everyone’s favorite. Here in Texas it’s too hot to do...
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How to Break the Habit of Lying

Written by: | April 12, 2013

My husband and I have always felt that most important thing to focus on in raising our kids is their character. Integrity, strength of courage and trustworthiness are missing in so many people these days. What is more valuable than teaching our children to be truthful in all things?...
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Adding the Bible to Your Easter Egg Hunt

Written by: | March 13, 2013

Spring is such a beautiful time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. The world around us is bursting with new life, the kids can play outside, it’s practically a Disney movie in action. Makes me want to burst into song. We spend many family dinners discussing what it means...
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Spreading Love Around the House

Written by: | February 21, 2013

I love Valentine’s Day so much I want to celebrate it every month. Love, hearts, joy, hugs….what’s not to like?! While I do enjoy the red hearts and pretty candles, the thing I love most about Valentine’s Day is the deeper message….”I love you”. I put hearts on the...
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Working on Goals Together

Written by: | January 18, 2013

January always brings in renewed vigor for making changes. We get organized, clean out closets, make plans for the rest of the year. On New Year’s Day our family sits down together and we discuss the plans, goals and ideas for the upcoming year. Dad shares about our family...
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Taking the Focus Off of Gifts

Written by: | December 14, 2012

When I was a girl Christmas was all about the gifts. At least in my mind it was. My parents and grandparents piled them on. By the time the day was over I had opened 20-30 presents. I am sure that my family was intending to show their love...
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