WOW! What a difference one week can make. Like many of you my March calender was filled with fun and exciting activities, including a lot of birthday party celebrations. Then just like that March was CANCELLED. In many ways, the Corona Virus has flipped our world upside down. In just a few short months, a … Continue reading New to Working from Home? 7 Tips for Working at Home with Children.
How can we keep Jesus at the center of Christmas for our children? For many of us Christmas time is a very busy time of the year. There seems to be more of a lot of good things. There are more gatherings of family and friends. There are more special programs at schools, the libraries, … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – A Fun & Simple Way to Keep Jesus at the Center of Christmas
Did you know this week we celebrated National Book Lovers Day? I am a book lover and I love reading. Something very special happens when we are captivated by a great novel. We become immersed in a story where our imagination sees a world without limits or bounds. It is so very different from watching … Continue reading Back to School & Literacy
A couple of weekends ago this brave (slightly crazy) momma took both of my toddlers on a weekend getaway alone. This was not my first solo trip with my children but it was my first since my son became a very active walker, runner, and climber. I did my best to prepare for this … Continue reading Tips for Traveling with Toddlers
Life can be exhausting. Life can be challenging. Life can be messy even disastrously messy at times. If we are honest with ourselves, social media has made too many women feel inadequate in many areas of life. Mommas need lots and lots of grace. JESUS HELP US! You know what we're talking about - the … Continue reading Encouragement for the Exhausted Mommy
Summer is H.E.R.E. Today we celebrate the summer solstice, the "longest day" of the year. Many of your children are now on summer vacation. I am sure there will be plenty of pool parties, beach trips and trips to the park. How are you entertaining them during these long summer days and warm summer nights? … Continue reading Summer Fun with Kids
"See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are." 1 John 3:1 Sunday is a National holiday where we celebrate and honor fathers and fatherhood. For many people there will be brunches, barbecues, and summer fun but for others it may … Continue reading How Great a Father’s Love
"She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future." Proverbs 31:25 Motherhood. We each have a unique story about how we became mothers. Maybe it was through marriage, adoption or pregnancy. We remember how we found out, the birthing experience and our first time looking into our child's eyes. The … Continue reading 10 Things I’m Learning as a Mom