Is God the King of Your Life?

Written by: | July 25, 2016

Do you ever wonder if God is really the king of your life?  We say it, we like to think it, but is it really true?  And if it’s not true for us, the mom and dad, then how can we set the example for our kids?  How do...
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5 Tips for Keeping a Summer Schedule

Written by: | June 10, 2016

Hey friends! How’s your summer calendar looking? Mine is getting fuller every day! Between traveling and kids’ jobs and swimming and friends and trying to squeeze in some home projects, summers can get so full that by the end we are wondering what happened to all of our free...
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Happy National Rubber Eraser Day!

Written by: | April 15, 2016

Did you know that it is National Rubber Eraser Day?! There’s a day for everything now, I saw last week was National Ferret Day and before that National Old Stuff Day.  Most of the time we can just let the celebration pass us by, but HOW can we let...
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8 Mother-Daughter Tips from an Experienced Mom

Written by: | March 25, 2016

Having four daughters, I have a lot of mother-daughter time.  With my oldest almost 26 years old though, those precious times of being together all day and just living life are quickly changing.  My girls are all grown up and we don’t have tea parties or doll dress-up afternoons anymore.  Now...
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10 Questions for Your Kids When They’re Bored

Written by: | December 28, 2015

With 9 kids, I have heard many versions of “Mom, I’m bored,” and, “I don’t have anything to do.”  I usually send them outside with orders to, “Run around and have FUN!”.  But the cold weather (or here in Texas it can also be the summer heat) can keep us...
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Happy Book Lover’s Day!

Written by: | November 6, 2015

  Did you know that tomorrow is Book Lover’s Day?!  Oh boy, I could really get into that.  I live by the philosophy that you can never have too many books. I love, love, love to read books.  And if I don’t have time to read, I get an...
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When Mama Is Sick

Written by: | October 30, 2015

As we approach the winter it’s a good time to prepare for the possibility of sickness in the family.  It happens to all of us occasionally, we catch a bug that’s going around and before we know it we are in bed.  All day. In our house, it typically...
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Back to School – Homeschool Style

Written by: | August 31, 2015

In case you’ve missed it, we are in back to school time! This time of year is rich with traditions and reliving our childhood memories.  Who doesn’t think of their own favorite lunchbox as they search the stores for the latest style for their child.  I know I have flashbacks of Holly...
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Praying for Your Teens

Written by: | January 21, 2015

Teens. {Did your heart just stop for a second?} I currently have four teens, three kids that have already gotten through the teen years and a couple pulling up the rear. I know teens. It’s such a hard time in life.  You’re not a child.  You’re not an adult. ...
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5 Gifts for Kids to Give

Written by: | December 16, 2014

When it comes to gift giving, time, money and effort can be an issue.  We all get so busy and the days never seem to go the way we need them to in order to get everything done. So it would be so much simpler to just sign the...
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Seeing Good in the Hard Times

Written by: | November 18, 2014

  God promises in Romans 8:28 to work all things together for good for those who love Him. That is a promise I hang onto when things get hard in my life.  Big problems, little problems, seemingly insurmountable problems….we are never far from something that has the potential to make...
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