Celebrating Childhood: How to Protect the Innocence of Your Child

This is not a post I am eager to write.  However, the fleeting innocence of our children has weighed heavily on my heart for quite some time. And with so much going on nowadays, I felt the Lord's compelling voice that this is the time.  So grab your cup of coffee and come close.  We need to … [Read more...]

Inspire your Family to be Thankful with Spring Blessing Boards

Whether we're talking my own heart or those of my children, I constantly need to be in remembrance of the things for which I'm thankful.  I find that for myself, it is so terribly easy to see everything there is to be done and to focus too much on that.  And my kids . . . well, they are kids.  But I … [Read more...]

A Great Family Getaway To Cedar Point

  If your family has been in need of a little getaway that offers both excitement and relaxation, while providing fun for a variety of ages, read on! I am guessing that your life is full-speed ahead like mine.  Busy with kids, school and homework, extra-curriculars, church life and more. … [Read more...]

10 FUN Ways to Celebrate Dad!

Looking for some fun ideas for Father's Day (or anytime you want to celebrate Dad)?  From crafts and gifts to games and crazy activities, these ideas will be sure to make Dad feel special and appreciated. 10 FUN Ways to Celebrate Dad: Have your kids fill out this Father's Day Booklet and share … [Read more...]

Make Memories with a Family Digital Scavenger Hunt & Walmart Family Mobile

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile.  All opinions are mine alone.  #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias I love family games and adventures.  They are great memory-makers.  They help with team spirit and family bonding.  And, they are just plain … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Should Start a Family Lego Project Today

Last month, my kids and I worked on a Creation Series in Legos.  It was even more fun than I expected.  We learned about God's creation and had an absolute blast building together.  We built everything from land and sea to turtles and very colorful birds.  Some of our animals didn't make the cut in … [Read more...]

His Example of Living While Dying

Perspective.  Outlook.  Enjoying Life. Faith. Trust. ...All things I want you to be thinking about for the next few moments. There is a book called, Fly a Little Higher by Laura Sobiech.  It is the story of Laura's teenage son, Zach, who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, … [Read more...]

Celebrating Your Familly on Valentine’s Day

There are so many cute ideas for Valentine's Day.  Sometimes, I want to try them all.  And then I get my sanity back and realize simple can be better.  It is completely ok to not add to your family's already existing traditions, whatever the holiday. Here is what my family does for Valentine's … [Read more...]

A Sad Goodbye & The Legacy You Leave

I shared this in last Saturday's newsletter.  Thank you for your prayers during this time.   This week, we said goodbye to a very special man.  Dan's uncle went home to be with the Lord on Thursday.  He was a pastor for 40 years, an individual Dan looked up to greatly and the man who married us … [Read more...]