Making Good Choices :: a daily discussion in our home!

Written by: | April 24, 2013

Honesty. “the quality or state of being honest” Seems simple enough, right? When trying to explain the benefits and reasons for being honest to a child, it doesn’t actually FEEL as simple as the definition from Merriam Webster above states. Honesty to us adults is black and white. You...
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Thoughts on the Boston Marathon Tragedy

Written by: | April 18, 2013

I am a runner. A long distance runner. I love it, it is one of the top things in my life that brings me closer to my Lord. It’s the road, me and my Lord out there for hours on end. In staying that, during my first marathon in...
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Easter is About Jesus. Period.

Written by: | March 20, 2013

In the world of Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and ALL the other social media outlets surrounding our every day lives, I don’t know about you, but I constantly find myself in a battle of whether or not I’m good enough. I am a stay at home, busy momma to...
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Making Valentine's Day Visually Special

Written by: | February 25, 2013

Feel the love, it’s February!! Our Valentine’s this year was a little more “fun” that normal! 😉 I kinda went all out on the “love” aspect. It was a very busy 2012 for our family and now that we are in to 2013, I am trying to focus on...
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Helping Your Kids Achieve Goals in the New Year

Written by: | January 30, 2013

January. I love this month. Not because it is typically a blustery, sideways snow blowing month in Michigan. I love it because it is a time we can wipe away the past year (be it good or bad) and visually focus and “begin” new. January to me is refreshing...
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Small Traditions with a Big Impact

Written by: | December 19, 2012

Christmas for us begins the day AFTER Thanksgiving. Here are 5 things that my husband and I have been doing the past 11+ years of marriage together. Initially without children, and now with… We kick off our Christmas festivities the day AFTER Thanksgiving. We are not one to rush...
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Showing Gratitude with the Littlest Things

Written by: | November 26, 2012

Gratitude is a word that I try to adhere to on a daily basis. The definition is pretty black and white, pulled from dictionary.com :: gratitude :: noun :: the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful I don’t typically use the word grateful as much as I...
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Finding Fall Beautiful and Fun!

Written by: | October 17, 2012

Fall is my second favorite season of the year – a very close second to Summer. I just love the beauty that God shows through the nature around us. From the magnificent colors of the leaves changing to the gorgeous sunsets through the trees. God has a beautiful canvas...
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