6 Ways to Make Memory Making Simple

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As moms we want to create special memories with our kids!  In our minds we have visions of our children thinking back on their child hood with memories of making great things in the kitchen, working on fancy crafts, and having great adventure in travels.  We are bombarded with pinterest worthy ideas, blog posts, and magazines and we can sometimes think if we are not super creative or have a lot of … [Read more...]

April Activities 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!  April features several spring things you can do together to connect!   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 … [Read more...]

Easter Baskets for the Christian Family

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I love putting together Easter Basket's for Easter!  We are blessed because my mother in law made all three of my children homemade baskets before she died in 2008.  It makes the baskets even more special knowing they came from her loving hands!  We miss her so much!  As Christians we want to make sure our children understand the true meaning of Easter and how important the death and resurrection … [Read more...]

March Activities 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!  March is the Easter month this year and of course St Patrick's Day. it features lots of way to celebrate Easter and Spring Coming!   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 … [Read more...]

5 Benefits of Time Out for Mom

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A couple years back I wrote a post  about my struggle with anger. It was a very popular post and I received many emails from moms, and even some dads, who struggled with this very issue. I knew the topic resonated with many and I knew I needed to speak about my own struggle. In that post I shared several things you can do to help you win the battle against anger.  One of the tips I shared was to … [Read more...]

How to Make a Family Prayer List

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Prayer is important in all of our lives!  As Christians we want to have a healthy prayer life, I know in my own life when my prayer time suffers I suffer.  We need to be in conversation with our Lord, we need HIM in every way and so does our family!  Although everyone in the family should be encouraged to have their own prayer life, we can also have prayer lists together.  I thought I would share … [Read more...]

Ten Gifts for Your Husband this Valentine’s Day that Don’t Cost a Dime

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Valentine's Day will be here soon and it is a fun day to be intentional with your husband!  We never want our marriages to be about one day, so this post is a great one to keep in mind all year!  Sometimes our husbands can be very hard to buy a gift for, for the most part they are not usually as into chocolate and flowers as we are but there are some things they are into and they don't cost a … [Read more...]

My Favorite Marriage Posts of All Time

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There are some marriage posts over the years that have really moved me, so I thought if they blessed me maybe they would bless you!  These posts really moved me on a deep level and spoke to my heart about a subject I feel passionate about!  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! How to make love into a marriage by Ann Voskamp The One Thing Your Husband Really Wants From You (and it's not … [Read more...]

6 Simple Gifts to Give this Valentine’s Day

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Valentine's Day will be here really soon.  I love seeing how the great posts around the web for the day to celebrate love!  I found some great post that share some simple gifts or crafts to make for the one you love! 49 Valentine's Gifts in Jars by Craftaholics Anonymous®, what a great idea to put a sweet gift for your love in a jar!  I love all of these ideas and most are super … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Fall in Love with Books

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We all want our kids to love to read! We want them to love going to the library and to be a lover of learning!  I think some children are born with a book in their hands, it just seems so natural for them and they love books from the time they are young.  For others though it can be different, especially for our children who struggle learning to read.  There are things we can do in our homes to … [Read more...]