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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10 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

Written by: | December 10, 2014

My pastor’s sermon today was about giving, giving time, giving money, giving of yourself to God. He pointed out some of the verses in Luke where Jesus speaks about giving specifically as well as 2 Corinthians 9:6-7: Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows...
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Top 10 Tommy Nelson Christmas Gifts

Written by: | December 3, 2014

This Christmas, our family is giving gifts a little differently than we have in years past. Instead of allowing our kids to circle catalog after catalog or even fill out a massive Christmas list, we sat down and got a little more intentional with them. We didn’t want Christmas...
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Traveling With Kids, From One Mom To Another

Written by: | November 21, 2014

Before writing this post, I sat down with one of my friends who travels, cross country, with three kids multiple times a year to get her perspective. I wanted to preface the post with that, because credentials! I don’t know about you, but traveling with kids can be stressful,...
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Teaching Young Children to Read through Bible Stories

Written by: | November 13, 2014

The. Me. And. She’s learning to read! Learning to read is a wonderful new adventure for children. Finally the stories they’ve heard Mom and Dad read time after time are coming to life in a fresh way. Reading empowers children. When they see the wonderful way that words join...
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Pointing Kids To God Through Fall Activities

Written by: | October 28, 2014

Ever since I was a girl, I have loved autumn.  I love the fall colors, the cozy clothes, pumpkin goodies, corn mazes, and the brisk air.  Who doesn’t? But I think there is something deeper that makes me love this time of year.  My dad said once that autumn...
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5 Ways to Show Love to Your Kids Today

Written by: | October 23, 2014

Knowing that you are loved is better than any security blanket you could have. As parents we want to raise healthy, well-adjusted kids that go on to become amazing adults. One of the best ways to achieve that is to allow your child to know that he or she...
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The Never Forgotten Bible

Written by: | October 22, 2014

Some Christians are blessed to have parents who raised them in church. I happen to be one of those lucky girls. My mom took me to church the first Sunday of my life.   I have fond memories of several church people and buildings in which I grew up. The...
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What Harvest Means To My Family

Written by: | September 25, 2014

har·vest //ˈhärvist – the consequence of an effort or activity – the season for gathering crops – the yield from plants in a single growing season – the gathering of a ripened crop – gather, as of natural products The harvest is the time when you reap what you...
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Helping Your Kids Express Everyday Gratitude

Written by: | September 18, 2014

Finding ways to grumble and complain is easy.  Choosing to look for ways to express gratitude can seem like one of those dreaded last chance workouts on the hit series, The Biggest Loser. Disciplining ourselves in any area takes work; whether it be eating healthier, exercising, reading our Bible...
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