The Men Who Gave their Lives for Mine

By | May 29th, 2017|Foundations, Seasonal|

Last year on Memorial Day, we gathered with friends to potluck. At one point, the host asked us to share in the group what significance this holiday held for us. I [...]

Mom’s Advice for Finding a Wise Woman

By | May 12th, 2017|Foundations, Parenting, Seasonal|

When I first began this post for Mother's Day, my thought was to explain this famous passage in a way that a modern, liberated woman could understand it, living in a [...]

Practically Creative Living: The Bean Family

By | April 27th, 2017|Community, Featured Guests, Foundations, Home Care, Lifestyle|

This month, we had the opportunity to get away from city life and visit our dear friends on the island of Kauai. We had been talking with them for months [...]

Retelling the Classics: The Little Mermaid & The Happy Prince

By | April 21st, 2017|Foundations|

The Little Mermaid (1975) Hans Christian Anderson's tale, narrated by Richard Chaimberlain. The Happy Prince Original Story by Oscar Wilde Narrated by Christopher Plummer, including Gylnnis Johns [...]

How We Taught Our Kids to Read the Bible

By | April 20th, 2017|Christianity, Foundations, Parenting|

I had to get after the kids again for not buckling up their seat belts right away. Of course we were in a hurry to get somewhere, and Asher had an urgent story [...]

Authentic Faith: Helping Kids Connect to God

By | April 19th, 2017|Christianity, Foundations, Parenting|

As Christian parents, we can feel the weight of responsibility for guiding the next generation toward a meaningful relationship with God. As we have learned from our experience with any school institution, [...]

The Music that Moved Me

By | March 15th, 2017|Christianity, Foundations|

If you were to peer through the back gate of my childhood home, you would see a simple swing set sitting in a sandbox, three fruit trees that my Daddy planted, [...]

How to Read a Book

By | March 8th, 2017|Foundations, Self Evaluation|

Not gonna lie. I totally used Cliff's Notes to get through most of my high school English classes (cartoonist John Atkinson sums up the gist of what I recall in his [...]

7 Ways to Enjoy Device-Free Family Time

By | February 15th, 2017|Foundations, Lifestyle, Parenting|

Like most kids of the 80's, I grew up watching after-school shows, Saturday morning cartoons, and looked forward to beating the next level of Mario Brothers on my Nintendo. If [...]

Lessons in Leadership: Valentines Edition

By | February 14th, 2017|Foundations, Parenting|

If you know anything about me, it may come at no surprise to you that my son is a list-maker. He makes a list of his chores, what he's going to [...]