Oh, How I Adore Spring

Written by: | April 11, 2012

If I were a season I’d, without a doubt, be Spring. I love everything about spring. The flower and trees that bloom in bright, gorgeous colors. The dazzling green color the grass turns after the first spring shower. The warmer temperature that pull us out of sweaters and scarves...
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3 Ways to Impress Your Kids with God's Love at Easter

Written by: | April 6, 2012

Christmas and Easter are my most favorite times to impress my kid with God’s love and life. At Christmas we spend all month doing advent calendars and more to focus on Jesus. Easter isn’t quite the cultural phenomenon that Easter is, but I still want it to be special,...
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Easter: The Journey Between the Secular and the Spiritual

Written by: | April 2, 2012

For as long as I can remember, Easter has marked a trepidatious journey between the secular and the spiritual. From comedians to theologians, everyone has questioned the bridge going from Jesus dying on a cross to hiding candy-filled eggs in a basket. As Christians and as parents, I feel...
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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

Written by: | March 27, 2012

Remember that old saying about March coming in like a lion and out like a lamb? I have distinct memories of making lion and lamb crafts from construction paper in school during March. I thought it would be fun to make a lion and lamb craft with my son...
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New Life Springs Forth!

Written by: | March 16, 2012

As spring makes its appearance this month {which is my favorite month of the year, by the way}, birth and new life are a BIG topic at our house. Especially with the arrival of this guy… Baby J arrived Wednesday, March 7th at 6:20pm and the whole family is...
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Cabin Fever and Imaginations

Written by: | March 7, 2012

Winter is my least favorite season. I’m, personally, so happy to know spring is just around the corner that I’m about to bust. Maybe it’s because my family loves to be out doors and winter gives us a bit of cabin fever. And believe me, cabin fever with three...
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Nothing is Guaranteed

Written by: | March 5, 2012

You know that feeling when Christmas is just around the corner or you have an upcoming vacation to look forward to? We act differently. We think differently. Our priorities are different. We have a sense of hope and expectation unlike our normal day to day routine. In the morning,...
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Boys and the Lovey Dovey Stuff

Written by: | February 27, 2012

Hearts and flowers and pink and… Valentine’s Day was just not designed with boys in mind. As a girl, I think all the lovey dovey stuff that comes with Valentine’s Day is so fun, but beyond the abundance of chocolate {which both boys LOVE}, this holiday is ALL “girly”...
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Love Those Around Us Through Prayer

Written by: | February 21, 2012

I have to say February is probably my least favorite month. It’s cold and dreary in Nashville and it’s very well established that I’m not a fan of cold… unless there is snow on the ground and skis on my feet! But right when February is at it’s coldest...
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Bubble Paint Valentines

Written by: | February 15, 2012

This year for Valentine’s Day, we decided to do a semi-diy project for my daughter’s class. I randomly found a pack of mini-bubbles in our upstairs craft closet. Who knows what they are left over from! To go along with our little bubbles, we made some fun bubble paint...
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5 Simple Ways to Show Love as Family

Written by: | February 7, 2012

February is the month of love, so why not use this chance to show love as a family to others? Here are a few simple things you can do which will have a lasting impact, both on those to whom you are showing love and on your children who...
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