Why it’s Important for Kids to Understand the Definition of Friend

From the time our kids are still little we emphasize the importance of knowing all about strangers. Who they are, what you should and shouldn’t do with and around strangers, etc. But what about friends? When it comes to kids understanding friends, there is often this gray area between strangers and friends, which then leads […]

Keep Kids Entertained in the Car

We’ve been in the car a lot lately. We took a trip over to Chicago, which could be a 5 hour drive, but if you have to go through Chicago like we did, it added another 2 hours! Most of the other drives are only an hour one way, but that hour can be exhausting […]

Birthday Fun with a Mario Birthday Party

Both of our boys have their birthdays at the end of April, so we often have one big birthday party to celebrate. Sometimes we have to find some middle ground on what we choose for a theme, but there was no question that this year we were going to have a Mario Birthday Party! Disclosure: […]

Sensory Bin Round Up

As a mom with three special needs children I am always looking for activities to encourage fine-motor skills, imaginative play, exploration. Sensory bins offer this while offering an opportunity to explore different textures. This is great for both young children as well as special needs children. It’s important to note, though, that sensory bins are […]

Christianity Cove Cheat Sheets {Review}

I received the product mentioned to facilitate my review. Regardless, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy for more information. As parents we get really busy. I feel like as a homeschooling mom and regular blogger I am constantly doing something. In fact, I’m even posting this a […]

ebook Bundle of the Week: Preschool

Ah, another great bundle designed for someone like me – a mom with a preschooler (or in some cases preschoolers)!  Whether you’re looking for informal learning activities or more structured curricula, this collection includes inspiration for learning activities you can do at home with your preschooler, tons of great printables and an 80-minute audio recording […]

National Center for Biblical Parenting Special!

This post contains affiliate links which help support our family. Thank-you for your kindness! I mentioned how blessed our family has been by The Christian Parenting Handbook, and this month the National Center for Biblical Parenting is having a Father’s Day Special! They’re offering The Christian Parenting Handbook and the new Christian Parenting Companion Guide […]

The Christian Parenting Handbook Review

As I’ve mentioned it is officially launch week for The Christian Parenting Handbook from the National Center for Biblical Parenting. What an exciting launch it has been! I joined in on the Twitter party, which was a blast! Plus, it was wonderful to find out the book has taken off! In fact it has already […]

Happy Birthday Brayden!

I can’t believe Brayden turned 7 yesterday! I would have posted yesterday but between his birthday treat and not feeling so great I wasn’t on here much! I figure that’s a good enough reason to post the next day instead! 🙂 So, wow, 7! Being our oldest, we have definitely learned A LOT about parenting. […]

The Christian Parenting Handbook Launch! (And HUGE Giveaway!)

I know you have been eagerly awaiting this day since I told you there would be a HUGE reward in waiting to purchase your copy of The Christian Parenting Handbook until the official launch. Your patience has paid off because it begins TODAY! Buy a print copy or ebook of The Christian Parenting Handbook during this […]

Happy Birthday Chaz!

Well, our “baby” turned 3 today! I can’t believe it! I know it’s so cliché they grow up too quickly, but time really does seem to fly by! 3 years ago I went into the National Naval Medical Center to get an amniocentesis to see if Chaz was ready, and we got to meet him […]

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