The 52 Weeks of Love Notes Challenge {Get Your Free Printable}

Here it is again- the {52 Weeks of Love Notes} Challenge. It’s simple. It’s easy. And it’s free. I worked on this last year and I was amazed at how my husband responded every time I left a note for him to find. A Note For You: Dear precious wife (who’s overworked, tired, and fatigued), […]

Holy Moments Tucked Into Your Every-day-ordinary

It’s 9 o’clock at night at the time of this post. I’m exhausted. There are crumbs beneath my flip-flops. I feel them with every step. I hate crumbs on the floor. The science book and binder rest on our dining room table, along with a pink doll car, a headband, a protractor, a paper hole […]

The Internet {How To Safeguard Our Homes}

One of the major challenges of living in the Internet age is the amount of information our children are bombarded with. Sadly much of that information is tainted with sexual content beyond their years. Don’t believe me? Check out the experiment that convinced an ex-magazine editor about the “pernicious threat” our children are facing today. […]

Turning Off The Noise {“Like” What Really Matters}

You could be anywhere you want to be right now. Yet you’re here. I still find it difficult to believe people come back to this little corner day after day. It’s really quite humbling. Days like today, I am reminded of the responsibility I have. As a mama trying to manage the work before me, […]

A Time For Everything

On Friday I reach the 6-week mark since we started our 1st grade homeschool year with our daughter. For us, that means break time. One Week To: Catch my breath Count my blessings Document the evidence of God’s graces thus far Mark our achievements And prepare for another 6-week period of learning about God and […]

Today We Linger

Some days are meant for celebrations. They’re filled with excitement and thanksgiving. There’s no other alternative but to rejoice in the Lord and in His goodness. Yesterday was one of those days for me. It was my son’s 14th birthday. I watched him blow candles and open gifts. Family went home, the little one went […]

Scripture Memorization For Children

Although you can pick any scripture to memorize, I like to pray and use scripture that best applies to our current situation. Recently I noticed a lot of bickering, quarreling, and plain old nastiness going on between my 14 year-old son and my 6 year-old daughter. I prayed about it and was at a loss […]

Build Your Children’s Library {How To Save Over 93% On Books}

Building your children’s library doesn’t have to cost you your vacation fund. Here’s how I bought $346.00 worth of books for less than $20. That’s right, a savings of over 93%. I couldn’t be happier. Know What You’re Looking For In order to get the best deals, know what you’re looking for. The Complete Tales […]

{Creativity} The Gift That Forms A Bond

If you’re new to the blog and want to find out more about the {Live Life Fully Committed Challenge}  click {here} * * * I was a single, 22-year-old momma to a then 4-year-old son. My (now) husband, was a 22-year-old papa to a then, 5-year-old son. About two years later we were married. Together, we have […]

The 2-Minute Interaction That Changed My Life {Mercy and Justice, We’re All Called To It}

If you’re new to the blog and want to find out more about the {Live Life Fully Committed Challenge}  click {here} * * * I walked down the long, quiet hallway of the Children’s Hospital. It must have been somewhere between 10 -11 pm. I was tired. So tired.  But I had a bag of laundry […]