Keep Calm, They Are Almost In Bed

Written by: | May 24, 2013

Sometimes we fall prey to believing the lie that we are a bad mom.  These lies are ones we create in our own mind because we’ve compared ourselves with other women.  Do you ever find yourself feeling guilty when you crave a break from your kids?  Can’t wait for...
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Teaching Our Children About Telling The Truth

Written by: | April 22, 2013

A couple months ago I caught one of my children red-handed!  No, they didn’t have their hands in the cookie jar; they were lying to one of their siblings.   I pulled my child aside and explained why lying was wrong.  Sometimes our children will sin and not fully...
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A Fun And Easy Easter Craft

Written by: | March 22, 2013

We are bombarded by holidays all throughout the year.  Bunnies take over Easter and Santa takes over Christmas. But they don’t have too!  Your kids can still have fun, yet focus on the true meaning of the day! This year our family will do Easter baskets on Saturday.  We...
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5 Ways to Show Your Kids They Are Special

Written by: | February 27, 2013

It was blustery, cold and windy out this morning in upstate, NY. All I wanted to do was stay inside, in my cozy black leggings I wore last evening to bed. But my daughter was scared to go out in the wind and snow and begged me to walk...
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Creating Meaningful Christmas Memories

Written by: | December 4, 2012

Family traditions create significant imprints on the hearts of people, especially our little ones!  Here are some creative things you might like to try with your family this Christmas season: 1.Make A Jesus Paper Chain.   Cut out 25 pieces of constructions paper with your kids.  Read the Christmas...
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Fall Festivities

Written by: | October 29, 2012

I love everything about fall!  I’d much rather do snow angels in a pile of leaves rather than wet snow.  Can we just skip winter and extend fall to spring? It has been a family tradition of ours to go apple picking every fall.  The kids look forward to...
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Starting Devotion Time At A Young Age

Written by: | September 26, 2012

Hi everyone!  My name is Traci and I’m a wife to Tim and mother to three beautiful children (ages 6, 3, and 1).  I’m so happy to be writing over here at Tommy Nelson!  I’m a tom-boy turned HGTV junkie, I love the outdoors, and I’m passionate about God’s...
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