Children

30 Memories to Make in September

Here are the memories we’ll be making with our families in the month of September. Join us and make memories of your own! Go on a nature walk. Find a…

Labor Day Silly Mom Ideas

Happy Labor Day! I encourage you to use this Labor Day as an opportunity to make a fun memory with your children.  Do something out of the ordinary and unexpected—be a…

Easy Ways to Get Involved in Your Child’s School

Here we are again. Long days at the pool will soon be memories replaced by new shoes, class schedules, and fall sports. Whether we like it or not, it’s back-to-school…

Praying With And Talking To Your Kids

In the early days when my girls were in preschool and kindergarten, endless car rides loomed in front of us. Day after day, we repeated the same routine on the…

Courage: the Backbone of Character

If we were to write a classified ad for a parent, one of the parts of the job description would be character building. It is a non-negotiable for any conscientious…

Savvy School Supply Shopping

Sunday’s newspaper ads startled me into a quickly-approaching reality: school starts in less than a month! I lined up the ads to begin comparing prices from all of the local stores…

31 End of Summer Things to do in August

Summer will be over soon and our kiddos will be back to school before we know it. Take advantage of the last days of Summer and plan some intentional fun…

Make a Summer Memory Your Kids Will Carry in Their Heart

Do you feel like the summer days are fleeting and you haven’t done everything you wanted? Perhaps you had great plans to do something special with your kids and it…

Instead of Yelling, Try Helping

Recently, I was frustrated with a few of my children who were dawdling with their room cleaning. As I walked into their still-messy room to reprimand them for being so…

30 Ideas for Pent-Up Energy on Hot Days

School’s out, and the kids are in—because it’s hot. Real hot. But, you know, not enough to actually affect all that energy ricocheting off the walls of your house—and the…

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