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Bye Bye Kindergarten and 2nd grade!

Here’s Noelle on her first day of school in kindergarten.  So much to learn.  New kids to meet.  A teacher to get to know. It honestly feels like yesterday that I dropped her off in that kinder classroom. And today, it’s already her last day of kindergarten. Cue sappy music […]


Mother’s Day Craft Favorites

Wow, the kids really outdid themselves this year for Mother’s Day!  Kudos to their wonderful teachers at school and church for helping them make these masterpieces.  Lo at my beautiful yellow corsage made by Ethan!  I wore it to church proudly on Mother’s Day.  My ice cream card from Ethan […]


Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day dear friends! I must admit I am coming into this Mother’s Day weary.  I’m feeling the weight of all those “mommy” “mommy” “mommy”‘s uttered during the week. Parenthood is not for the faint of heart! So I’ve been asking the Lord – help me to be […]


Learn a New Skill this Spring

What is something you can learn to do this spring? Ice skating may not instantly come to mind, but that’s something our kids tried for the first time.  They were invited to a birthday party at the ice rink.  They were a little bit reluctant but mostly excited to give […]


Non-Fattening Easter Eggs!

These are my favorite non-fattening Easter eggs! I bought these a few years ago from Family Life Today. I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing the eggs with my kids. Inside each egg, you find an object that has to do with Jesus’ death and resurrection. I d the eggs with 30 […]


How to Get Your Kids Dressed Without a Fight

Want to know how to win the battle of what to wear and what NOT to wear with your kids?  Sick of flying the flag of surrender to a 2-year-old? Hop on over to Jill Savage’s blog from Hearts at Home.  I am so thrilled to guest post for Jill […]


Enjoy THIS Part of Life

Are you enjoying your present stage in life? Earlier this month, I had the blahs for a few days.  I felt discouraged about the daily demands of caring for young kids.  My 2 year old Lucy has learned how to say NO! with great conviction and she was wearing me […]