Apr 162015
 
Are You In?

With two middle school daughters, friendship is a big topic for our late night conversations. Last night, we were observing how there are numerous situations in life where girls (of all ages) can feel like they’re on the outside. There are neighbors who plan events without you. A couple of friends seem to spend a […]

Mar 162015
 
Easter Plan 2015

As mentioned in a previous post, I wanted to make sure we filled our Easter baskets with Jesus this year, so to speak. Here’s one step I’m taking. Easter Lapbooks For the next 3 weeks, with my 6 and 9 year old boys we will: Read 2-3 chapters/day in the Jesus Storybook Bible, starting in […]

Mar 082015
 
Re-Booting Easter

Looking through scrapbooks, my son asked on our Easter page, “What does that Bible verse have to do with Easter?” What?! (Insert deep sigh.) Because Easter is about Jesus! I think somewhere between egg hunts, matching clothes, and colored eggs, we missed the JESUS part. It isn’t that we don’t read devotionals, do dramas at […]

Oct 072014
 
The Snow Keeps Falling

I clean in energetic spurts. And to the dismay of my children, I don’t like to clean alone. So this usually means an energy rush on my end, followed by a “calling all the children!” moment, and an instantaneous smashing of all whines and complaints. After a frantic thirty minutes of running here and there, […]

A little reflecting

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Sep 222014
 
A little reflecting

Kids were in bed. Not quiet, but in bed. My husband left to fill the car with gas. I wanted to sit in my cozy fleece sheets and scroll through Pinterest on my phone. But I cleaned up the house. It’s amazing what 30 minutes will do. I just didn’t want to start Monday behind. […]