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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Making Black Friday A Blessing

Written by: | November 27, 2014

  One of my favorite seasons (and very likely yours too) is just around the corner – Christmas time! There is nothing like the Christmas season.  It brings snow, it brings family and friends together to celebrate, and it brings a generous and loving spirit into focus.  Unfortunately it...
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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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Five Reasons To Read To Your Kids

Written by: | September 5, 2014

When I was three or four years old, I had an entire Curious George book memorized. I used to sit down with the book, turn the pages, and recite the entire thing while my mom and dad listened (and chuckled to themselves about how adorable I was, I’m sure)....
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Combatting Selfishness In Little Ones

Written by: | August 21, 2014

I remember the first time my kids got in a real fight (my oldest is three, so it wasn’t that long ago). We were enjoying a peaceful morning when suddenly it was disrupted by screeching. I rounded the corner and found two of my kids, each holding one end...
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