How to Help Your Kids Memorize Large Portions of Scripture

Nearly five years ago a deal was struck.  My kids had been wanting pets but my husband, never having owned an indoor pet himself, was not eager to introduce hair, odor and more chaos to our home . . . especially when we were planning to build a new house.  Thinking he could postpone the inevitable, … [Read more...]

GROWING FRIENDSHIPS: A Book That Every Kid Should Read

(This post contains our affiliate link.) It was unanimous.  We all agreed that every kid should read this book on friendship.  Go grab it now because you will love what and how it teaches your child about being a friend. The book is Growing Friendships:  A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School with Two Daily Questions

Changing schools is rough [understatement of the year].  After experiencing it ourselves last year, my heart aches for the kids who are about to walk into that new classroom for the first time, not knowing a single kid, recognizing a teacher's face or even knowing where the bathroom is in their new … [Read more...]

A Fun Way for Families to Break Up a Long Road Trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Are you heading out on a road trip this summer?  Today, I have a great way for your family to break up the long drive, mark your progress along the way and … [Read more...]

Free Printable Cars 3 Activity Sheets

Earlier in the summer, the kids and I piled into the truck and went to the drive-in to see Cars 3.  One thing we know how to do is go to the drive-in in style.  Air mattress, air pump, sheets, blankets, pillows, snacks, drinks and games.  It is one of our favorite summer traditions and we are … [Read more...]

How to Be Purposeful About a Slow Summer

If there is one thing I've been looking forward to as we wrapped up the school year, it is a SLOW SUMMER. The last month has been crazy.  Not only have we been over-scheduled and over-committed, we went and threw a puppy into it.  And friends, let me tell you if you didn't already know, those … [Read more...]

What to Expect at NINJAGO World LEGOLAND Florida

Calling all NINJAGO lovers:  If you have kids who like Kai, Cole, Nya, Jay, Lloyd or Zane, get your keys and hop in the car.  This Orlando area destination will thrill your kids as they train to become a ninja with their favorite NINJAGO friends.  LEGOLAND Florida has always been a must do theme … [Read more...]

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...]

5 Reasons to Make Family Getaways a Priority

Thank you to Castaway Bay for hosting my family in order to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. Don’t miss the giveaway below!  Do you make family getaways a priority? . . . I am completely bad at this.  However, each time we make the effort to do so, I am reminded of the great value … [Read more...]