Spring Personalities

Springtime and Personalities-Finding Beauty in Variety

Little sprouts of green are starting to protrude from the ground. Tiny buds begin appearing on bushes. And small little flecks of spring start emerging. It’s a welcome sight, especially if you feel as though you just survived an unending winter! You are probably seeing some of these same signs of spring starting to appear. What can springtime teach us …

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Simplest ways to make the best family meetings

The Simplest Ways to Make the Best Family Meetings

So Many Things to Do Many demands are put on families these days. Amidst the numerous activities, commitments, and obligations, families still desire to connect and interact in meaningful ways. We can end up feeling like ships passing in the night unless we make purposeful decisions about what we do, where we go, and what we commit to. So how …

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Kids who need extra

The Big Challenge of Raising Kids Who Need Extra—

Our Journey with SPD and ADHD From the time I was a little girl, I played baby dolls like a champ. I mothered them with the greatest of ease and never tired of burping, changing, rocking, dressing, feeding, and talking to my sweet babies. With great happiness, I was a mother to many. I knew exactly what they needed, and …

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5 days to a refreshed mom Facebook Challenge

5 Days To A Refreshed Mom Challenge February 17-22, 2019

  This Year’s Challenge Have you ever gone to bed at night and just thought, I wish there was more to this mothering thing than just surviving! Sometimes “just getting by” robs us of experiencing life and joy. We try to keep afloat. We attempt to make it. We do our best to keep going. But in the process, we …

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5 Ways to Encourage Your Child's Spiritual Growth

5 Ways to Encourage Your Child’s Spiritual Development

“Raising children should mean helping them to become what they already are in God’s eyes.”—Eberhard Arnold The most important job as a parent is helping direct our child’s heart toward God and the awareness of His love for them. From the very beginning, even in the infant and toddler ages, we are helping establish a foundation for their spiritual development. …

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A new look at the Three Kings' gifts and how we can give to God

A New Look at the Three Kings’ Gifts and What We Can Give to God

Three Kings Day Have you ever heard of Three Kings Day? This year, I wanted to pause and share some meaningful things I’ve learned over the years about the gifts of the Magi and their symbolic meanings. I thought this would be a great time as we celebrate Three Kings Day (even if it’s a totally new idea), start a …

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