5 Small Christmas Traditions the Make a BIG Impact

Written by: | December 15, 2017

Do you have any favorite Christmas traditions? Doing some of the same things year after year adds that special sparkle to the fun and excitement!  Besides the tree and the gifts and stringing lights across the front of the house, we have a few small traditions that make a...
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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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Meaningful Christmas Gifts for Girls

Written by: | December 8, 2017

Gift giving is my very favorite which is probably why I love this time of year! My youngest child, Sophia is already feverishly writing (and re-writing) her list. Her selections are your typical toys, stuffed animals and craft kits, which is okay, but I also like to add in...
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How God Can Use Kids to Do Big Things for Him

Written by: | December 6, 2017

And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:2-4 Jesus makes it very...
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3 Ways to Connect with Extended Family This Christmas

Written by: | December 4, 2017

I was blessed to grow up with an extended family who gathered regularly. My mom had five siblings and they have continued to gather for holidays, adding children and grandchildren over the years. Our Christmas gatherings have always been particularly epic, with up to 50 of us celebrating together...
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The Thankful Game

Written by: | November 20, 2017

Let’s face it… some days are just hard. Like today. Of course today of all days, I find myself sitting down to write a post about “unique ways of being thankful.” On the inside, I want to do anything BUT be thankful. I want to vent and tell the...
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Be Born: A Love Letter From God to His Son

Written by: | November 15, 2017

I don’t know what it looks like where you live, but November first seemed to be a signal for every retail store, website, and media outlet to cue the Christmas takeover! And yes, I’ll admit it: even I turned on some Christmas carols yesterday. But instead of getting whisked...
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How to Answer Your Kids’ Questions About God

Written by: | November 13, 2017

There are a lot of challenging things we face as parents, and one of those things is how do you answer your kids questions about God? “Do cats go to heaven? What does God look like? If Adam and Eve didn’t sin will we all be naked?” Do you...
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