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Book Giveaway: 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom

***This giveaway is closed.  Congratulations Jenny K!*** Welcome Proverbs 31 friends!  So glad you could stop by today. You may feel like “Barely Getting By Mom” or “Wimpy Mom” or “Defeated Mom” on same days, but God sees you as a MIGHTY WARRIOR MOM! Your role as mother is very […]

 

Screen Free Easter Weekend

Would a screen-free Easter weekend be a big sacrifice for you and your family? Recently in my Moms in Prayer group, one of the moms d that her kids had given up screen time for Lent. Wow, I was impressed by that! The kids came up with it themselves; it […]

 

Making Easter Memorable for Your Kids

These photos were just taken four years ago…and what a difference just a few years make! My son Ethan is in junior high now, and would be likely to be inside the bunny costume than to be caught in a photo with the bunny. You know that time flies […]

 

Spring Break Screen-Free Activities for Kids

When does spring break start for your family?  For us…it’s now! Chances are, you’ll want a few spring break screen-free activities in mind for your kids.  Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing: Walk somewhere.  Is there a park within walking distance?  Then walk…don’t drive.  Bikes, […]

 

What To Do with Bad Mornings

I know you’ve had a bad morning like this. The makings of our hectic morning were sown the night before.  I had to wake Noelle up early to finish a big homework project about the Revolutionary War.  She didn’t have time to do it the night before because we made her […]

 

How Frugal Are You?

How frugal are you? As 2017 gets underway, it’s a good time to think about where you can save a dollar here and there. James and I are both frugal which makes our lives easier (and sometimes funnier).  In California where we live, there’s a new law that grocery stores […]

 

The Essential Family Habit for 2017

When the calendar turns to reveal a brand new year, it’s a grand time to create better habits for you and your family. If you’re overwhelmed and wondering where to begin, may I suggest the essential family habit for 2017:  having meals together as a family on a regular basis.  […]