Three Ways to End the School Year Strong

Written by: | May 17, 2016

By the time you read this post, my boys will have finished their first non-homeschool year and been on summer break for a week already. It was an incredibly successful year of transition for us – not perfect by any means, but full of great learning experiences for education...
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Surviving A Road Trip With Young Kids

Written by: | July 6, 2015

  Growing up, my family and I took a lot of road trip vacations. Most times we camped, sometimes we just drove and stayed in hotels, but those were some of my favorite family vacations. We got to spend a lot of time together as a family in the...
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Checking In On Your Family Mission and Goals

Written by: | July 18, 2014

If you’re anything like me, you start the year with great intentions – setting goals, making plans, making this the year your family really comes together to make a difference. And then life happens. I really do think it happens to almost all of us. Raising children is a...
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Sharing God’s Creation with Kids this Summer

Written by: | July 17, 2014

We spend a lot of time outside in the summer. We smear on some sunscreen, spritz on herbal bug spray, and head into the great outdoors. There’s so much to experience. In the busy-ness of our culture, it’s easy to forget the pleasures that being outside can bring. I...
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How to Balance the Schedule in the Summer

Written by: | July 10, 2014

School’s out and summer’s officially on! The last day of school has long faded and everyone has been staying up late and sleeping in. Personally, I love staying up late and sleeping in, only at some point, it seems that everyone gets a bit grouchy and the need to...
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Ten Cool Summer Ideas for Kids

Written by: | July 8, 2014

Ahhhh…. Summer is here! Finally. I love the laid back days of this season…especially when I intentionally choose to enjoy these moments with my children – moments that will pass all too quickly. This year I realized that I only have six summers left with my oldest child. Time...
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July 4th Family Traditions

Written by: | July 3, 2014

The 4th of July is almost here and we’re really looking forward to the festivities it brings. From parades to fireworks and homemade ice cream. It’s all wonderful, isn’t it? However, a couple of years ago I got to thinking, “Am I teaching my boys the REAL meaning of...
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