I have a number of family-friendly fun things planned this Summer, and we’ve started to check them off the list one by one. Of course there’s lots of swimming, and […]

“Life is not fair” is a common mantra shared at the most inopportune moments. Most of the time it’s a reminder that you aren’t going to get what you want. […]

Summer is basically upon us. Which means, sweaters and scarves are long gone, and shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits are back in. And can I just say, as a […]

If you are a mom, hopefully your kids treated you well on Mother’s Day. Homemade cards, thoughtful little presents, sweet words, all of it makes the day extra sweet. But […]

About this time every year many families are praying through their schooling plan for next Fall. Though it’s a heavy subject for those in the thick of decision-making, the up-side […]

Most days, during snack time, I read a chapter book to my girls. Picture books used to be the norm, but as they’ve gotten older, we’ve graduated to more sophisticated […]

My second child just turned nine. That is a monumental age. To me, it’s a bigger deal than 10. Why you might ask? Well, because it’s halfway to 18—which signifies that I’m […]

Do you want to raise thankful kids — ones that habitually express gratitude? What about thankful kids who turn into truly grateful adults? Silly question right? Of course you do […]

Every writer and blogger seem to be talking about New Year’s Resolutions right about now. So here I am joining the rank. My angle, however, is very specific — specific […]