What Would a Modern-Day Easter Look Like?

What Would a Modern-Day Easter Look Like?

My husband teaches 7th grade boys’ Sunday School class at our church.  Just a couple weeks ago, he and I were talking about how its’ hard sometimes for children to understand the context of the Bible (as it is for adults too) since it was written so long ago.  In fact, the Old Testament began […]

Teaching Your Kids to Use Their Talent for God’s Kingdom

Teaching Your Kids to Use Their Talent for God’s Kingdom

As a new stay-at-home-mom, I have to admit that I’ve missed using my degree and talents, which are graphic design, web, photography and social media marketing.  Not to say that I would rather be working full time again, that is definitely not the case.  I’m so thankful each day that I have here with my […]

9 Creative Ways to Teach the Alphabet

Since becoming a stay-at-home-mom, I have my seven-month old and three year old home with me. Since my three year old is no longer in daycare, I have been trying to keep her in the learning and social loop.  We’ve been recently focusing on ABCs, which can honestly get boring for her (since a three-year-old’s […]

Play The Question Game With Your Kids

Play The Question Game With Your Kids

Since having baby #2, I haven’t had as much time to journal all the cute things my kids are doing and saying. With my first, it was much easier to find the time. I try to make a point to sit down and write about each of them every month, but it just doesn’t always […]

Knowing When to Walk Away: When God’s Plan for Us Isn’t What We Had Planned

Knowing When to Walk Away:  When God’s Plan for Us Isn’t What We Had Planned

With all of the noise going on in the world pulling us a million different ways, it’s easy to wonder what God’s path is for us.  When we don’t take time to be still and listen to God, it’s easy to end up on a path that He didn’t intend for us. There’s that little […]

Simplify Your Life in 2016

Simplify Your Life in 2016

I hope everyone had a happy New Year!  Do you ever feel overwhelmed?  Like you are being pulled in 50 different directions?  I recently went through a period where I felt this way.  I couldn’t enjoy the simple things in life because I was trying to do too much at once. Although 2015 was an […]

Staying Merry All Season Long

Staying Merry All Season Long

With so much on our plates as moms, sometimes it’s a challenge staying merry all season long. From all the gift preparations the holidays bring to the baking, from housecleaning to traveling and the list goes on and on. Basically, extreme busyness usually accompanies this season and busyness can easily lead to stress. If you […]