Talking to Kids About Sex

By | August 5th, 2017|Faith, Parenting|

I wasn’t ready for this.  My eight-year-old daughter was reading though the book of Genesis to me out loud. We were sitting on the couch one day when she came to the [...]

Cultivating Creativity: How the Captain Underpants Series Encouraged my Son to Read

By | June 13th, 2017|Learning at Home, Parenting|

Title Photo Credit: SuperKimagery.com If you have spent any length of time around young children, I don't have to tell you that there is nothing more entertaining than potty humor. You know... [...]

Mom’s Advice for Finding a Wise Woman

By | May 12th, 2017|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 [...]

How We Taught Our Kids to Read the Bible

By | April 20th, 2017|Faith, 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|Faith, 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, [...]

Tips for Child Acting & Modeling

By | April 2nd, 2017|Parenting|

Child modeling and acting can be such a fun and enriching experience both for parents and kids, and there are lots of great learning opportunities if you have the time [...]

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 [...]

Kids on a Plane: Tips for Traveling with Children

By | December 3rd, 2016|Parenting, Travel|

Have you seen the movie Snakes on a Plane? Me neither. Creeps me out just thinking about it. But if I had to draw any analogy to what it's like to fly [...]

Making Time for Myself: One Mama’s Journey to Fit

By | November 23rd, 2016|Featured Guests, Identity|

Growing up, I didn’t know what it really meant to be healthy. I only knew that being active in sports was good enough for me and my siblings. Fall was soccer [...]

Family Love Notes

By | October 20th, 2016|Parenting|

I had an idea last year while I was changing the kid's calendar to February. I love Valentine's Day, doing fun things as a kid was always a highlight for me. [...]