10 Questions for Your Kids When They’re Bored

Written by: | December 28, 2015

With 9 kids, I have heard many versions of “Mom, I’m bored,” and, “I don’t have anything to do.”  I usually send them outside with orders to, “Run around and have FUN!”.  But the cold weather (or here in Texas it can also be the summer heat) can keep us...
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Why You Should Learn Your Neighbors’ Names

Written by: | October 28, 2015

    Have you ever found yourself feeling restless about your walk with the Lord?  That is how I was feeling about this time last year. I kept asking myself “Is this all there is?”  It didn’t seem like enough. I wanted to do more to serve the Lord,...
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Great Holiday Conversations! Labor Day Edition

Written by: | August 29, 2014

When I was a kid, Labor Day meant the last fun weekend before school started.  I never knew there was a whole, interesting history to the holiday. Check it out.  It’s worth a search through Wikipedia. Learning the history behind the celebration stirs up fantastic mealtime conversation.  Our whole...
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Tips for Staying Positive While Traveling with Kids

Written by: | June 17, 2014

  Approaching the summer months, many parents set out plans to travel with their families. Traveling to me = stress if not properly planned. So, prior to the trip, I have a handful of fun activities that I have in store for the long venture. Be it two hours to the northern part...
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6 Tips to Help Little Ones Fall Asleep

Written by: | June 12, 2014

Tucking little ones in to bed at night can seem to be a herculean parenting feat. Falling asleep can be even harder to help our little ones with… We’ve all seen the victorious mother or father in television commercials or movies who turns the light switch off, only to...
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