It’s a Germ-Fest!

Just a quick note to let you all know that I haven’t dropped off the face of the earth… again. Four out of the six people in our home are sick at the moment and have been most of the week. I’m hoping a trip to the doctor’s office today (that is thankfully back open […]

5 Family Photo Ideas & Tips

tips for family photos

I am a sentimental mom like most, and adore pictures of my children. I enjoy family photos the most, because they are usually few and far between and include ALL six of us. We all know how hard it is to get six people smiling and looking decent all at the same time. I always […]

God’s Little Princess Bedtime Devotional {Giveaway}

God's Little Princess Devotional

I mentioned last week, that the beginning of the year is the perfect time to start a new habit of family devotion time, if you haven’t already. I shared about the Every Day a Blessing devotional for kids that would be the perfect resource to get you started! But if you have a little girl, […]

DIY Valentines Necklace Craft & FREE Printable!

free printable valentine

Wanted to post a quick heads up in case you missed my note on my Facebook page. This week I shared a super easy and fun Valentine craft to do with your kids over at FaithGateway that doubles as a Valentine gift! I also whipped up a cute and FREE printable to go along with […]

Word of the Year 2014 – Unashamed

word of the year 2014

Have you picked your Word of the Year yet for 2014? I’ve never had a Word of the Year before, but decided to choose one for 2014. I love the whole idea of focusing on one word for an entire twelve months and making real changes in your life and heart based on that word. […]

My Friend Jesus – The Gospel for Kids {Giveaway}

my friend jesus

I’ve had lots of proud moments as a mom. Two of my most meaningful have been the moment my children learned to read (as a homeschooling mom this is HUGE), and the moment each of my children accepted Christ as their Savior. No words can express the joy I felt when I heard their sweet […]

He Listens

I Peter 5:7

When your friend texts you and says, “I’m having one of THOSE days,” do you instantly feel for her? You do, right? When I hear (or read) those words, I instantly have compassion for whoever is experiencing the chaos, because I know EXACTLY what “one of THOSE days” feels like. In fact, I recently had […]

Unstoppable – A New Film from Kirk Cameron {Giveaway}

unstoppable dvd

As I sat down a few days ago to watch my review copy of the new film from Kirk Cameron and Liberty University entitled Unstoppable, I had no idea how deeply the words I heard that day would resonate with me today. As I type this, my grandmother is on her death bed… literally. Almost […]

Every Day a Blessing – A New Devotional for Kids {Giveaway}

every day a blessing devotional

If you read my How to Set Family Goals post over at FaithGateway this month, you already know that having a daily devotion time with your children is high on my family goals must haves. I recommend finding a devotional for children that you can use for a variety of ages. The new Every Day […]

A Father Son Adventure – Making Memories & Changing Lives

appalachian trail

Back in November, you might remember me mentioning that my husband and oldest son had taken a 5-day trip to hike a portion of the Appalachian Trail. Before they left, I knew this trip would change them forever. I knew it would bring them closer together as father and son. I knew it would make […]