The Quarantined Summer (The Best One Yet?)

The Quarantined Summer (The Best One Yet?)

Well, for most people here in Nebraska and the surrounding states, school is over. Does that mean summer started?  It doesn’t feel as though there is a clean break this year. We are going from quarantine to… less of a quarantine? The lines get a little fuzzy. ...
Create An Emotionally Healthy Home

Create An Emotionally Healthy Home

Well, this was not the plan. I’m pretty sure that everyone has said something like that as we all have rearranged our schedules, plans… life over the past few months.  To say that this type of change can bring about some stress is a huge understatement! I’m finding...
Worthy Moments

Worthy Moments

I think that Instagram is a beautiful place. I like to post pictures of my kids on Instagram because afterward they all get sent to an online photo keeper called Chatbooks.  Every 60 images, like clockwork, it will automatically create a little book with physical and...
12 Days of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas

So not to alert anybody, but there are 12 days until Christmas. The main question I am asked this time of year is, “Are you ready for Christmas?” And my mind immediately goes to my unending to-do list of unwrapped gifts, Christmas cards not sent, groceries...
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...