February Reset

February Reset

What is it about this time of year that brings out the crazy in my kids!  I see rudeness and entitledness start to creep in and the way we communicate to each other tends to go downhill.  Is your home that way too?  I would like to think that it’s not just mine. 🙂...
You Were Created

You Were Created

Last week I took my kids to see the new Toy Story 4 movie.  It was pretty cute, but one thing that caught my attention was the new little character “Forky.”  Forky is a white plastic spork that came to life when little Bonnie gave it two google-y eyes, pipe cleaner...
Advent

Advent

December is coming in hot! It’s three shorts days after Thanksgiving this year!  In this hectic season, it’s easy for families to get so busy that the time flies by and we miss out on creating memories and experiences that are most important. A few years ago, I...
Personalized Gifts

Personalized Gifts

After we had our first baby, my husband and I decided that for Christmas we would give our child three gifts. After all, the Wise Men gave Jesus three gifts, and they were “wise,” so that seemed like a good consistent plan going forth. (We did a lot of...
Thankful Hands

Thankful Hands

Okay, I’m not sure there is a more fun art project when you are a kid than tracing your own hands. And as parents, do we ever get tired of seeing them? Several years ago, we started tracing our hands on fall colored paper, and then we would carefully cut them out. We...