3 Easy Ways to Create Moments of Rest For Your Family


September often means settling back into routines or starting new ones as we transition out of summer.  Depending on your family’s schedule, you may feel a longing for times of rest and renewal in your weekly shuffle. Making rest part of our weekly schedule is something I’m passionate about for my family. I believe God […]

3 Ways to Add Fun to Your Marriage


Be completely humble and gentle; Be patient, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 When you first began dating you had lots of fun together, didn’t you? Of course you did. Every woman remembers those sweet beginnings of a relationship—leisurely walks holding hands, long conversations on the phone until you’re too tired to make […]

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle On Sale for Only 5 Days!


Y’all know we love to let you know when we come across amazing resources! Last spring we had a great response with readers who fell in love with the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle. This week we are excited to share with you the latest ultimate bundle of ebooks, ecourses and many more resources that are sure […]

Schooling Choices and Room for Change


I just joined the PTA at our local public elementary school. It feels odd but it isn’t, considering my eldest daughter is a first grader there.  A couple weeks ago, I asked to be removed from the homeschooling group I’d joined last year; “We won’t be homeschooling this year,” I wrote, with no further explanation. […]

Easy Peasy Pinterest Round Up: Back-to-School

Back to School Pinterest Round Up

Maybe you’ve already snapped your first day photos for the year or maybe you are still looking forward to the morning you’ll send your kiddos off to school or begin homeschooling. We’ve got a great but simple round up of back-to-school ideas that you can use whether you’ve already started or will begin after Labor […]

In Response to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

I’m not one to respond to topics that fill my Facebook feed…but this one is personal. I’m sure you’ve seen it…celebrities and maybe even some of your friends dumping buckets of ice water on their heads to raise awareness and funds for ALS. In the past few weeks, the ALS Association has seen 1000% growth […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About World Events

How To Talk To Kids About Current Events

The turmoil and suffering in the Middle East right now can be enough to make your mama heart feel like it’s going to break into pieces. You know your own kids can’t handle the weight of the information we’re all seeing in our news feeds, but you also want them to be prepared with God’s […]

Looking At Our Schooling Choices With An Eye On Others

Colored Pencils

The beginning of the school year has always held excitement for me.  I was that kid who loved back to school shopping and that teacher who’s head swarmed with ideas for my classroom set up. However, it’s a hard pill for me to swallow that soon we will be waving farewell to the laid back, […]

Tips for Taking Your Kids on an Alaskan Cruise


Last summer we ventured on a once in a lifetime family vacation: an Alaskan Cruise. I was a little hesitant at first about taking my boys to the 49th state, but it turned out to be an awesome experience. We learned about Alaska’s rich history and enjoyed breathtaking scenery. We cruised 7 days with Holland […]