Chore List for 9-12 yrs old

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I talked last week’s how chores are such an important part of family life and gave you a chore list for the toddlers/preschoolers and 6-8yrs old in your life.  They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that! It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character! Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages. At the end {Read More}

Free August Activity Calendar

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If you are not a subscriber yet make sure you sign up!  You will get a new activity calendar every month in your inbox!  August has turned out beautifully!  You won’t be able to do all of the activities but if you can just do 2-3 a week it will help you connect as a family!  Again, thank you all for being faithful readers-I have some great posts in the works coming your way! To subscribe just enter your email {Read More}

10 Date Nights to do with the Kids!

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I want to start by saying you don’t have to do date nights with kids to be a good mom or dad.  Many families are large or are in situations where this is just too difficult or it is just not their thing and that is OK! All of that said however spending some one on one time with a child can really help you connect with them on a deeper level.  This is especially true if you are dealing {Read More}

Chore List for Kids 6-8 yrs Old

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I talked last week’s how chores are such an important part of family life and gave you a chore list for the toddlers/preschoolers in your life.  They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that! It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character! Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages. At the end of the series {Read More}

10 Great Date Nights to Have Together!

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We have been married 20 years in less then a month!  I will be talking more about marriage on my blog in the future.  I do not believe you have to have date nights to have a great marriage but I do think they can be a wonderful asset to one!  They really do help you stay connected as a couple (especially through the parenting years) when life seems to revolve around the children.  When our kids were young it {Read More}

Cooking with the Kids {Easy Cake Pop Recipe}

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I will be talking about things you can make in the kitchen with your kids often.  Cooking is such a wonderful time to bond and connect.  The kitchen seems to have a magic about it when creating great conversations and great memories.  My first recipe for Cooking with the Kids is Easy Cake Pops!  These are really easy to make and kids LOVE making them and eating them!! I want to be real in this series, my recipes may not {Read More}

Chore List for Toddlers/Preschoolers

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Chores are such an important part of family life.  Children need to learn responsibility.   They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that!  It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character!  Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages.  At the end of the series I will add a free printable you can print out with each {Read More}

What Mayberry Taught Me About Parenting!

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I love old tv shows.  Today I am over at The Better Mom talking about all the wonderful things Mayberry taught me about parenting.  Join me there! If you are visiting from The Better Mom today I would love it if you stayed awhile and read some of my most popular posts that is listed on my sidebar.  If you subscribe you will get in your inbox a monthly activities calendar decorated for the season.  You will get a new one {Read More}

Why I Love Project Life

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I used to LOVE  traditional scrapbooking!  I would spend hours with friends putting albums together, decorating with stickers and fun layouts.  Most of all I believed in creating a legacy for my kids, to have OUR story told on pages with our pictures. As time went on and three children were born it became more and more difficult to keep up.  I started to get so behind that I really didn’t enjoy it anymore.  Honestly I didn’t even want to take {Read More}

Saying Yes to God as a Family {Review}

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I shared with you all my Family Booklist for 2014!  Once I am done with a book I would love to share with you more in depth on how it was so you can see if you think you want to add it to your list. Today I’m telling you about this little ebook that I just LOVED.  It is only 1.99 and it is called Saying Yes to God as a family by Kristen Welch.  I have LOVED her {Read More}

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