5 Fun Ways to Share Christmas as a Family

Written by: | December 21, 2016

It’s December and Christmas will be here in no time. Do you have some fun activities planned? You may already have your usual holiday fun-list in mind, or maybe you are looking for something new and fun to try this year! Here are five ways to share the Christmas...
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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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Adapting Holiday Traditions as Families Grow and Change

Written by: | December 23, 2014

  The holiday season is such a wonderful time for families. The weather often drives us closer together, whether we snuggle for a movie or make some noise with a board game. One principle about family life never changes though. That principle? Families don’t stay the same forever; sooner...
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Can Santa & Jesus Coexist?

Written by: | December 9, 2014

  I don’t remember believing in Santa when I was growing up, but I do remember the day that I figured out (or should I say, confirmed) that he wasn’t real. I was riding in the car with my mom after a long day of shopping. My brother and...
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Thankful Family Traditions

Written by: | November 26, 2014

My husband and I have hosted Thanksgiving dinner for our families since the year we got engaged (10 years ag0). It was always a fun day for me, full of work and play. We snacked on olives and appetizers, set the table together, ate a big meal, cleared the...
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Prayer: A Special Nighttime Ritual

Written by: | July 11, 2014

Motherhood crept up on me. I know I know, I had nine months to prepare for my first child. But as an only child myself, I was not exposed to a lot of babies, much less taught how to care for little ones. I followed my doctors advice and...
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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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Fruitcake Cookies: Our Favorite Christmas Recipe

Written by: | December 13, 2013

Why does fruitcake have such a bad rap? Fruitcake has been around forever – I mean, people probably ate it in Biblical times! The history of the fruitcake can be traced back to Egypt, when Egyptians placed an early version of the fruitcake on the tombs of loved ones. The earliest...
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