Living a Gospel-Centered Life #GospelMom

I have been going through a dry season in my walk with the Lord. I don’t know if I thought I was too busy for prayer or too self-absorbed, but my prayers have been of the SOS variety – one-line pleas for help and not much more. I’ve also been dealing with some health issues […]

Valentine’s Fun…..Right?

Do you make Pinterest-Perfect Valentine’s for the kids’ school parties?  Or the pre-made ones? We went with the boxed ones this year (Star Wars for the boy and Olaf for the girl). The most that we’ve done in terms of being creative was the girl’s first-grade assignment to make a Valentine’s mailbox out of recycled […]

This Is Probably Why It’s Called a One Word CHALLENGE

Happy New Year! The other week I mentioned that I knew what my One Word was for 2016.  And that I had more than ONE One Word.  Which, seems to me, defeats the purpose! But to pick out one little word that you want to focus on for an entire year is, well….a challenge. Honestly, […]

Filling Up the Love Tank – Sometimes It’s the Little Things

We’ve been going through a season of HARD around here.  Hard attitudes, hard hearts, hard words….. Our 10-year-old has been telling us that we love his younger sister more than we love him.  To be completely honest, he has been acting in ways that have been difficult to like, and he has been constantly getting […]

Stressed? Try These Two Breathing Techniques (I Was Doing Them Backwards….!)

Merry Christmas Eve! In all of the holiday hustle & bustle, I imagine a few of us are feeling a LITTLE bit of stress right now.  (I know I am!).  I’m sure you’ve heard a bazillion times that you should BREATHE when you’re stressed.  (Guess what my One Word is for 2016?  And is it […]

Another Heart Parenting Giveaway Opportunity!

Hey Guys, So I apologize for not posting about this giveaway sooner – forgive me, as I’ve fallen behind! This is a fantastic giveaway for the book that I am currently reviewing.  You still have a few days to enter, so hop on over to the rafflecopter quickly! We are back with another great giveaway […]

For the Parent Who Is Tired of Nagging….. #heartparenting {Motivate Your Child Book Review}

We’ve been struggling with some issues in our home lately that is driving this momma batty…. The attitudes….having to remind our kiddos over and over and over and over to do their homework/get ready for school/pick up after themselves….the indignation when we let them know that they’re responsible for cleaning up their own messes… In […]

Would You Like to Learn How to Motivate Your Child from a Christian Standpoint?

I am excited to share with you about a new book I’m reading this month — Motivate Your Child: A Christian Parent’s Guide to Raising Kids Who Do What They Need to Do Without Being Told. Doesn’t that sound amazing? Isn’t that what you want for your kids?  {I know that this is something that my […]

What Could #OneSimpleChange Do For Your Family’s Health?

I recently wrote on my other blog what a huge impact making one simple change can have on your family’s health, and I thought it was important to address it over here, too. Many families have noticed that just by cutting out processed foods, adding more whole foods and adding physical activity can: reduce/eliminate ADD/ADHD symptoms […]

Amazon Deals on Some of Our Favorite Kid Games

Here are some games that we love to play with the kiddos that are on sale at Amazon right now.  Please check the prices before you check out as they are subject to change. Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Card Game This is such a fun game!  The cards are separated into 3 different […]